Latest Projects

Australian Digital Health Agency Project

The National Allergy Strategy is working with the Australian Digital Health Agency to improve the quality of patient allergy information in My Health Record.

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Food allergy prevention project

Food allergy prevention project

Nip allergies in the Bub is a resource for health professionals and caregivers that provides credible information about infant feeding, optimising eczema management and allergy prevention in babies. See the website at www.preventallergies.org.au.

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Food service in healthcare project

Food service in healthcare project

The National Allergy Strategy has worked with key stakeholders to develop new resources that support healthcare facilities to safely manage patients with food allergy.

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National Allergy Strategy News

  • New COVID-19 Symptom Checker

    25 March 2020:  Healthdirect Australia have asked the National Allergy Strategy to share the COVID‑19 Symptom Checker they have developed for people that are unwell and think they may have COVID‑19.  As medical staff, testing clinics and the National Coronavirus Helpline are overwhelmed with enquiries, the symptom checker can help alleviate pressure. ...
  • Information about COVID-19

    13 March 2020:  The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) has developed information and guidance regarding COVID-19.  The information is available on the ASCIA website at www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/info-updates/ascia-information-about-covid-19 www.allergy.org.au/patients/immunodeficiencies
  • Using My Health Record: Fact sheet for clinical immunology/allergy specialists

    5 March 2020:  The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) through the National Allergy Strategy is collaborating with the Australian Digital Health Agency to provide information to clinical immunology/allergy specialists about using My Health Record to improve patient care. This new Fact sheet for clinical immunology/allergy specialists developed ...
  • Parliamentary inquiry into allergy and anaphylaxis

    19 November 2019:  The National Allergy Strategy was pleased to be invited to speak at the public hearing of the parliamentary inquiry into allergy and anaphylaxis, in Sydney on the 19th November 2019. ASCIA and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia were also invited to speak at the hearing.  We would once again, like to acknowledge Mr Trent Zimmerman and Minister Hunt fo...
  • A submission from the National Allergy Strategy

    Parliamentary inquiry into allergies and anaphylaxis - 12 November 2019: The National Allergy Strategy would like to acknowledge Mr Trent Zimmerman and Minister Greg Hunt for conducting a federal parliamentary inquiry into allergies and anaphylaxis. The National Allergy Strategy has made a submission to the parliamentary inquiry into allergies and anaphylaxis.  Download he...

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The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA), as the leading medical and patient organisations for allergy in Australia, have developed the first National Allergy Strategy for Australia, in collaboration with other stakeholder organisations.

National Allergy Strategy Rationale

Allergic diseases have become an increasingly important chronic disease and public health issue in Australia and other developed countries over the last two decades, contributing to increased demand for medical services, significant economic cost of care and reduced quality of life of people with allergic diseases and their carers.

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COVID-19 Symptom Checker

National Allergy Strategy Websites and Courses

All about Allergens
All about Allergens
The next step for cooks and chefs
The next step for cooks and chefs
Authorised Officers Resources
All about Allergens
Food allergy prevention
e-training for health professionals
Food allergy prevention e-training for health professionals
Paediatric atopic dermatitis
e-training for health professionals
Paediatric atopic dermatitis e-training for health professionals
Food Allergy Education
for the community
Food Allergy Education
Food Allergy Aware - Hub
Food Allergy Aware - Hub
250K for teens and young adults
250K
Nip Allergies in the Bub

Lead organisations

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Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) is the leading medical organisation for allergy in Australia. 

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Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) is the leading patient support organisation for allergy in Australia. 

The National Allergy Strategy has received funding from the Australian Government Department of Health for the following projects:
Food allergy prevention | 250K Youth Project | Food service | Drug allergy | Shared Care Model

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