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2017 Initiatives, Projects and Collaborations

ASCIA 2017 Conference 12-17 September - Auckland NZ

For details go to www.allergy.org.au/conferences/ascia-annual-conference#s2017 

Program and website available mid-April 2017

National Allergy Strategy

For details on the progress of the following government funded projects being undertaken in partnership with Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) and other stakeholders, go to www.nationalallergystrategy.org.au :

  • National Allergy Strategy food allergy training resources for food service and community
  • National Allergy Strategy education resources for teens and young adults
  • National Allergy Strategy drug (medication) allergy resources 

New project: National Allergy Strategy shared care model for allergy

  • Seed funding for  this project has been received. 
  • The first stage of this project is the hosting of an Infant Feeding and Allergy Prevention implementation meeting in March 2017. 
Food Allergy / Anaphylaxis 
  • New ASCIA Food Allergen Challenge Register (currently being piloted)
  • New ASCIA Guide (for health professionals) for introduction of peanut to high risk infants (in final stages of development)
  • New ASCIA Guide (for parents) for introducing a new food at home for infants at risk of food allergy (in final stages of development)
  • Updating of ASCIA Cow’s Milk Allergy information for patients and health professionals
  • Updating of ASCIA Action Plans and resources with revised adrenaline autoinjector information (in development and expected to be available mid-2017)

Respiratory / Insect Allergy 

Drug (Medication) Allergy 

  • New ASCIA drug allergy (cephalosporin) consensus statement for clinical immunology/allergy specialists (in final stages of development)
  • New ASCIA penicillin allergy e-training module for health professionals (in final stages of development)

Primary Immunodeficiency (PID) and Autoimmunity 

Content last updated March 2017

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