Patients and Carers

ASCIA information for patients and carers

ASCIA provides accessible, consistent and evidence-based information for patients, carers and community on more than 160 topics, available open access at
ReadSpeaker is on ASCIA webpages for patients and carers, to improve access for people with:
  • Vision impairment, limited reading ability or learning disabilities, by allowing text to speech (TTS).
  • Non-English speaking backgrounds - information can be translated into 20 different languages by highlighting the text and selecting 'translate’.

Patient and carer support organisations

Organisations that support patients and carers are listed here:

Clinical immunology/allergy specialists

Anaphylaxis e-training

ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training for the community is available at:

ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training for schools and children's education/care services is available at:

Allergy and immunology research

ASCIA established the Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australasia (AIFA) to fund allergy and Immunology research in Australia and New Zealand. All donations and sponsorship to AIFA directly fund research grants.  Research projects funded by AIFA grants since 2015 are listed at  


Content updated June 2023

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