National Allergy Strategy update November 2016

NAS Meetings at Parliament House, Canberra

Meetings at Parliament House, Canberra

Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) CEO and National Allergy Strategy co-chair, Maria Said, ASCIA Council member and National Allergy Strategy co-chair, Associate Professor Richard Loh and National Allergy Strategy Coordinator Sandra Vale, recently also met with the federal Health Minister Sussan Ley and several other parliamentarians to discuss next steps in the National Allergy Strategy for mid-2017 and beyond. 

The support we have received in progressing our work in allergy management across Australia has been heartening. Overall the past few months have been a busy time for the National Allergy Strategy, with all three projects progressing well.

For project updates see: Drug allergy project updateTeens and young adults project update and Food service project update.

Content updated 29 November 2016

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.

National Allergy Strategy Websites

All about Allergens
All about Allergens

See website

Food Allergy Education
Food Allergy Education

See website

Nip Allergies in the Bub

See website

Leading 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 organisations for allergy in Australia. 

The National Allergy Strategy has received funding from the Australian Government for the following projects:
Food allergy prevention | Teens and young adults | Food service | Drug allergy

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