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2017 Initiatives, Projects and Collaborations

Continuing Professional Development / Meetings

  • ASCIA 2017 Conference held in conjunction with the ASCIA-ANZAAG Drug Hypersensitivity/Allergy Symposium, CFAR Symposium, Nurse and Dietitian Updates and Dietitians Workshop (13-15 September 2017)
  • National Allergy Strategy allergy prevention project meeting (17 March 2017)
  • ASCIA SCIg (subcutaneous immunoglobulin) resources workshop (19 May 2017)
  • ASCIA TAPID (transplantation and primary immunodeficiency) project monthly teleconferences
  • ASCIA TAPID face to face meeting (20-21 May 2017)
  • ASCIA WA Immunology Day (10 June 2017)
  • ASCIA Advanced Training Meetings - Environmental Allergy and Private Practice (29-30 July 2017)

Website / Communications

Collaborations (in alphabetical order)

  • Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia and the National Allergy Strategy – a partnership since 2014
  • ANBS (Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy) affiliation
  • ANZAAG (Australian and New Zealand Anaesthetic Allergy Group) drug allergy symposium co-host 2017
  • APAAACI (Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology) member society
  • ASI (Australasian Society for Immunology) affiliation
  • AusPollen partner since 2014
  • BCH (Better Health Channel) website content partner
  • CFAR (Centre for Food & Allergy Research) annual symposium co-host since 2015
  • DAA (Dietitians Association of Australia) workshop partner 2017
  • Education Departments (NSW, QLD, VIC, WA)
  • HealthDirect Australia website content partner
  • Immunological Alliance member
  • NAC (National Asthma Council) member body
  • NPS Choosing Wisely Australia partner since 2015
  • Patient organisations in Australasia since 2006
  • RACP (Royal Australasian College of Physicians) specialty society
  • RACP EVOLVE partner since 2015
  • TAPID (Transplantation and PID) host since 2014
  • WAO (World Allergy Organisation) member society
Food Allergy / Anaphylaxis projects 

Respiratory / Insect Allergy projects

Drug (Medication) Allergy projects

  • National Allergy Strategy drug (medication) allergy scoping project (completed)
  • ASCIA-ANZAAG Drug Hypersensitivity/Allergy Symposium 2017 www.ascia2017.com.au 
  • New ASCIA-ANZAAG Chlorhexidine allergy information for patients, consumers and carers www.allergy.org.au/patients/medication-allergy 
  • New ASCIA drug allergy (cephalosporin) consensus statement for clinical immunology/allergy specialists (under review)
  • New ASCIA penicillin allergy e-training for health professionals (in development)
  • New ASCIA website quick link to Drug allergy information (in development)

Skin Allergy projects

Primary Immunodeficiency (PID) / Autoimmunity projects


Webpage updated November 2017

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