• girls
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  • New resources for patients at risk
  • kids computing
  • kids food
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2017 Initiatives

ASCIA Projects and Collaborations

As outlined in the highlights summary for 2016 www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/highlights several ASCIA projects are planned for 2017.

National Allergy Strategy 

Completion of the following current government funded projects, undertaken in partnership with Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) and other stakeholders:

National Allergy Strategy food allergy training resources for food service and community

National Allergy Strategy education resources for teens and young adults

National Allergy Strategy drug (medication) allergy resources 

For further information on the progress of these projects go to www.nationalallergystrategy.org.au

New project: National Allergy Strategy shared care model for allergy

Seed funding to support the National Allergy Strategy shared care model initiative has been secured, so this project will progress in 2017-2018.


Increased AIFA research fundraising and collaborations
For further information go to
Food Allergy / Anaphylaxis 

New ASCIA Food Allergen Challenge Register (currently being piloted)

ASCIA Advanced Training Meeting - Environmental Allergy (29 July 2017)


Respiratory Allergy 

New ASCIA allergic rhinitis e-training for pharmacists (in final stages of development)

New ASCIA allergic rhinitis clinical update for health professionals 


Drug (Medication) Allergy 

New ASCIA drug allergy (cephalosporin) consensus statement for clinical immunology/allergy specialists (in final stages of development)

New ASCIA penicillin allergy e-training module for health professionals (in final stages of development)


Primary Immunodeficiency (PID) and Autoimmunity 

TAPID face to face meeting (20-21 May 2017)

New ASCIA Immunodeficiency Register (in final stages of development)

New ASCIA PID clinical update for health professionals (in final stages of development)

Revised ASCIA HAE Position Paper (in final stages of development)

New ASCIA PID newborn screening position paper (in development)
New and updated information on autoimmunity (in final stages of development)
Updated ASCIA SCIg resources 
Content last updated February 2017

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