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  • Nominations for National Allergy Council
    Full ASCIA members and Associate (Nurse) members are invited to submit Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the following voluntary ASCIA representative roles on the National Allergy Council Shared Care Model (SCM) project overarching working group: Clinical...
  • CHOICE Allergen Immunotherapy study
    CHOICE study coordinators are looking for clinicians to join them in an international multi-centre academic project, which looks at factors that drive the prescription of allergen immunotherapy in real-life clinical settings. Study title: CHOICE = “Criteria Used by Health...
  • Immunoglobulin Governance Program Updates
    The latest Immunoglobulin Governance Program Update is now available on the NBA website (http://www.blood.gov.au/Ig-program-updates). Immunoglobulin Governance Program Updates provide a snapshot of the  current work program of the National Blood Authority and priorities in the...
  • PBAC Meeting March 2023  
    ASCIA has lodged four submissions on 20 January 2023 in support of applications for new or updated Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) listings of products (listed below) that are relevant to allergy and immunology. These applications are on the agenda of the  March 2023...
  • Donate to AIFA and make a difference to allergy and immunology research
    Thank you to our generous supporters, who have enabled the Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australasia (AIFA) to provide over $620,000 to 27 research projects since 2014: AIFA ensures that 100% of your tax deductible donation will directly fund grants for allergy and...
  • Food Allergy Course for Dietitians in March 2023
    Registration is now open for the ASCIA and Dietitians Australia (DA) Centre for Advanced Learning (CAL) Medical Nutrition Therapy in Food Allergy and Intolerance course for dietitians in Melbourne, 2-3 March 2023.  Due to the interactive nature of this course, it will be...
  • Voluntary recall of specific batches of ALK Peanut SPT in Australia
    AMLS is voluntarily withdrawing specific batches of ALK peanut allergenic extract for diagnostic skin prick testing (SPT) in Australia. AMSL will collect affected batches and will provide replacement products. All existing stock has been removed from the AMSL inventory and...
  • Pharmac to fund EpiPen for severe allergies from February 2023
    Pharmac has confirmed on 15 December 2022 that it will be fully funding the EpiPen brand of adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors from 1 February 2023, which will benefit thousands of New Zealanders.  The media release from Allergy New Zealand is available here:Allergy NZ response...
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