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  • ASCIA Dietary Guides - now with ReadSpeaker
    ASCIA Dietary Guides for food allergy are now available in html (webpage format) as well as pdf. This means that each Guide can be translated using ReadSpeaker, which was not possible when they were only available as pdf documents.  ReadSpeaker also enables text to speech...
  • New ASCIA anaphylaxis translations webpage
    In response to requests to make translated ASCIA anaphylaxis information easier to locate, the ASCIA website update in 2022 has included the addition of a new webpage www.allergy.org.au/hp/anaphylaxis/translations-of-anaphylaxis-information This webpage enables quick links...
  • ASCIA website - major update 2022
    A major update of the ASCIA website (that commenced a few months ago) has now been completed in October 2022. The update includes the following new and updated webpages, to make information easier to find, and improve the user experience: ASCIA website homepage - This...
  • AIFA 2022 research grants announced
    The Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australasia (AIFA) research grants for 2022 were announced at the  ASCIA 2022 Conference AIFA Research Symposium, which also featured presentations by 2020 AIFA grant recipients. To read more go to www.allergyimmunology.org.au/news/aifa-announces-grant-recipients-for-2022...
  • ASCIA AGM 2022
    The ASCIA Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2022 was held on Friday 2nd September, and Minutes are available here www.allergy.org.au/members/ascia-agm We welcome A/Prof Theresa Cole as the new ASCIA President and thank Prof Michaela Lucas for her excellent leadership as the...
  • ASCIA 2022 Conference Report
    The ASCIA 2022 Conference was a highly successful hybrid event which was held from Tuesday 30th August to Friday 2nd September, with in-person participation in Melbourne. The conference attracted more than 600 registered delegates, with around 60 per cent of delegates...
  • Anapen® now approved for 3 seconds
    The time for Anapen® adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors to be held in place has now been approved for 3 seconds (reduced from 10 seconds) by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). Whilst the time has reduced from 10 to 3 seconds, Anapen® devices have not changed...
  • Launch of National Allergy Council and National Allergy Centre of Excellence
    In a major step towards addressing Australia’s allergy epidemic, the Hon. Ged Kearney MP, Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, alongside allergy experts, has launched two world-first allergy organisations at a media event on Wednesday 31st August 2022 in Melbourne,...
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