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2017 World Allergy Training School - Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Belo Horizonte, Brazil
21 October 2017

The WATS,Brazil was held October 21st, 2017 in conjunction with the XLIV Brazilian Congress of Allergy and Immunology in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The national congress was organized by the Brazilian Association of Allergy and Immunology (ASBAI) and attracted 1,700 participants. The WATS training School had 48 participants, all young physicians, most of whom are fellows-in- training in allergy. The one-day activities included lectures, case based discussions and practical workshops.Topics included: 

  1. Allergy skin testing and immunotherapy presented by Dr. James Sublett
  2. Asthma diagnosis presented by Dr. Nelson Rosario and asthma treatment by Dr. Joao Tebyrica
  3. Contact dermatitis: diagnosis and treatment presented by Dr. Mario Sanchez-Borges
  4. Spirometry presented by Dr. Serafim Hidalgo
  5. Food allergy and anaphylaxis, Case based discussion of food allergy / anaphylaxis and demonstration of Epinephrine auto-injectors presented by Dr. James Sublett
  6. Case-based discussion with all faculty

It was a fully interactive session developed on a friendly atmosphere.


Faculty and students at the WATS in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

The full WATS faculty and attendees