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ESP Initiatives: Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand
December 2007
Aeroallergen Workshop and Post-Graduate Course

The Emerging Societies Program (ESP), in collaboration with the West Pacific Allergy Organization (WPAO) offered an extensive, one day aeroallergen workshop and post-graduate course during the World Allergy Congress 2007 in Bangkok, Thailand on 6 December 2007. The schedule for the day included:

Hands-on training workshops:

  • Skin Testing
  • Peak Flow Use
  • Spirometry
  • Epinephrine Administration

Aeroallergen Symposium

  • Presentations on Current Aeroallergen
    • Projects in Member Countries
    • How to express your data
    • Discussion and Questions

Postgraduate symposium on major topics in allergy

  • Immune Mechanisms in Allergy
  • Rhinoconjunctivitis
  • Pediatric Asthma
  • Adult Asthma
  • Skin Allergy - Chronic Uriticaria
  • Discussion and Feedback Session

Together, WAO and WPAO financially sponsored nine ESM delegates' attendance to this meeting. The delegates included:

Jianqing Gu, China
Munhbayarlah Sonomjamts, Mongolia
Ros Prack Ponlu, Cambodia
Nang An Nguyen, Vietnam
Se Vu Thi Minh Thuc, Vietnam
Rafique Sheikh Ahmed, Pakistan
Anura Weerasinghe, Sri Lanka
Samsuridjal Djauzi, Indonesia
U-Kyan Aung, Myanmar

Faculty Included:

Chein-Soo Hong, President, WPAO
A.B. Singh, India
Shahid Abbas, Pakistan
Jae-Won Oh, South Korea
Syed Hasnain, Saudi Arabia
Connie Katelaris, Australia
Takeshi Fukuda, Japan
Sang Il Lee, South Korea
Bob Lanier, United States
Hun-Jong Dhong. South Korea
Jessie de Bruyne, Malaysia
Hee-Bom Moon, South Korea
Jung Won Park, South Korea