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  • ASCIA 2021 Virtual Conference Update
    Welcome to the ASCIA 2021 Virtual Conference which runs from Wednesday 1st to Friday 3rd September. We now have over 600 registered delegates, making this the largest ever ASCIA Conference and the major educational event for ASCIA members in 2021.  To view the Program Book go...
  • RACP Awards and Medals
    The annual awards for outstanding contributions made by members of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians are of special importance. They are highly valued for their prestige and are an acknowledgment from peers and colleagues of achievements which might not...
  • MyEpiPen® Patient Support Program
    Australia’s 35,000-member EpiClub® program has been revamped and rebranded by Viatris (formerly Mylan) as the MyEpiPen® Patient Support Program. Benefits for patients who join MyEpiPen® include: Free EpiPen® trainer devices Email and SMS reminder service for patients...
  • Anapen® Patient Support
    ANAPEN® 150, 300 and 500 adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors are now available in Australia on the PBS as of 1st September 2021 in Australia.  ANAPEN® is being made available by Allergy Concepts, which has partnered with Arrotex to ensure widespread availability in...
  • Update – Allergies and Anaphylaxis Parliamentary Inquiry
    On Thursday 24 June 2021 representatives from the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA), the National Allergy Strategy (NAS), Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) and the Centre for Food & Allergy Research (CFAR) met with the Minister for Heath,...
  • ASCIA First Aid Plan for Anaphylaxis 2021 Pictorial
    This pictorial version of the ASCIA First Aid Plan for Anaphylaxis, has been developed in response to requests for a more visual plan which can be used as a poster and  assist people with limited reading ability.  This plan includes infographics showing the: Signs of mild,...
  • New ASCIA Anaphylaxis Refresher e-training
    4 August 2021:  The new ASCIA Anaphylaxis refresher e-training course is now available. This short course takes less than 20 minutes to complete and includes: Updated and new ASCIA Action and First Aid Plans. New infographics and animations to make the training more visual...
  • Updated ASCIA Sulfite Sensitivity information
    29 July 2021:  Updated ASCIA Sulfite Sensitivity Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) information for patients, consumers and carers is now available on the ASCIA website www.allergy.org.au/patients/other-allergy/sulfite-sensitivity-faq This document has been reformatted into a reader...
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