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Links to animations on ASCIA website - January 2023

Links to new educational animation videos about primary immunodeficiencies are now on the ASCIA website.  These videos have been developed by the International Patient Organisation for Primary Immunodeficiencies (IPOPI), to increase the understanding of these conditions, the importance of early detection and access to treatments. 

The ASCIA website also includes links to animation videos developed as initiatives of the National Allergy Strategy, which continues to be implemented by the National Allergy Council: 

How allergies work  

How to safely remove ticks and prevent tick allergy

How to position a person having anaphylaxis

What is allergic rhinitis (hay fever)?

What is eczema (atopic dermatitis)?

Infant feeding and allergy prevention

The ASCIA website also includes links to Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia animation videos on the following topics:

Signs and Symptoms of Allergic Reactions 

Adrenaline Injector Instructions - How to give EpiPen 

Adrenaline Injector Instructions - How to give Anapen

This news item was issued on 15 December 2022 and updated on 9 January 2023 by Jill Smith, CEO of ASCIA, the peak professional body for clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand.