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  • New Food Allergy Course for Residential Care
    A new food allergy training course for staff working with vulnerable people in a variety of residential care settings has been developed as part of the National Allergy Strategy. The course is intended for staff working in aged care and other residential care, transitional...
  • New ASCIA Radiocontrast Media Position Statement
    The new ASCIA Radiocontrast Media Position Statement for health professionals is available at https://www.allergy.org.au/hp/drug-allergy/radiocontrast-media Radiocontrast media (RCM) are a group of medical drugs used to improve the visibility of internal organs and...
  • ASCIA 2022 Conference Registration is still open
    Registration is still open for the ASCIA 2022 Conference, which is being held as a hybrid event from Tuesday 30 August to Friday 2 September 2022. In person attendance will be at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC).  To register for the ASCIA Annual...
  • ASCIA 2022 Conference Health and Safety Measures
    The ASCIA 2022 Conference is being held as a hybrid event, which enables in-person or virtual attendance.   ASCIA and the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) will have measures in place for in-person attendance, to ensure that the ASCIA 2022 Conference will be...
  • SCID Newborn Screening Update
    The ASCIA Immunodeficiency Strategy was launched on 29 April 2022. ASCIA has worked in collaboration with patient organisations (IDFA, AusPips, IDFNZ and HAE Australasia), and other stakeholders to develop the Strategy. The first goal of the Strategy is to enable early...
  • ASCIA 2022 Conference Update
    ASCIA 2022 Conference, 30 August - 2 September 2022, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre  We have received a record number of poster abstacts (101) in addition to 18 clinical grand rounds (CGR) abstracts.  The deadline for abstract submission was 11 July 2022, but...
  • Telehealth Update
    Following cessation of the temporary telehealth arrangements on 30 June 2022, the following permanent telehealth arrangements for medical specialists and consultant physicians in Australia apply from 1 July 2022: A full range of services are catered for through 42...
  • CFAR Hot Publications
    The Centre for Food & Allergy Research (CFAR) Hot Publications session is being held on Wednesday 31 August 2022, 11.30-13.00 AEST, as part of the ASCIA 2022 Conference in Melbourne.  This session features brief oral presentations summarising food allergy research that has...
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