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National Allergy Strategy at the 2017 ASCIA Conference

ASCIA NAS posters

22 September 2017

The National Allergy Strategy presented three posters at the recent ASCIA Conference held in New Zealand at the Viaduct Events Centre from Wednesday 12th to Friday 15th September. 

This conference was a great success, with more than 550 registrations, an outstanding program and a spectacular venue located on the stunning Waitematā Harbour in Auckland. In all s total of 92 posters were displayed.

The NAS posters are: 

  • 250K – A Youth Allergy Awareness Project by the National Allergy Strategy
  • Addressing food allergy in food service – the National Allergy Strategy Food Service Project
  • Preventing the development of food allergy – Implementing new ASCIA Guidelines for infant feeding.

PDF downloads of the posters are available here

Content updated 22 September 2017

 

 

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.

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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