Hellenic Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (EEaKa)
Background: Τhe Hellenic Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EEaKa), is the official scientific organization of allergology in Greece. Since 1983 allergology has been a main specialty in accordance with EU directives.The first allergology educational unit was established at Athen’s Laiko Hospital in 1983 and at the Aglaia Kyriakou Hospital in 1989. EEaKa has successfully organized 12 panhellenic conferences and many symposiums since 1992. In 1997, the EAACI Annual Congress was organized in cooperation with EEaKa on Rhodes. EEaKa started publishing Hellenic Allergology and Clinical Immunology, its official scientific magazine in the 1990s. EEaKa’s official website and an additional website aim to provide information to the public. Allergology is a specialty which is continually growing and developing in Greece.