Volume 6, Issue 4 WAO Events and Programs - April 2009
In This Edition
Information for the
WAO Expert Interviews
WAO Webinar Recordings
Presentations given by WAO members as "webinars" via the Internet are recorded and archived for viewing on the WAO web site in the "Education in Allergy" section.
Allergy Patient Information Links
Now on the WAO Website -Patient information around the world about allergic diseases. Now your patients and other visitors to the site can search links to patient organizations, hospitals, clinics and allergy societies that offer information for patients. They can search by language, country or region.
This feature has been made possible by the WAO Member Societies who have been sharing their links and to Dr. Bernard Thong, the leader of this project. The current list will be expanded upon over the next few months.
WAO Experts to Speak at the VII International Congress Asthma, Allergy & Immunology
INTERASMA Regional Congress
New Topic in the Allergic Diseases Resource Center!
AAAAI Annual Meeting Held April 2009
See the photo gallery now online!
Find information about purchasing the Virtual Annual Meeting on DVD.
If you are a AAAAI member, you may access the handouts by logging in.
The WAO Henning Løwenstein Research Award is a biennial award given to a young scientist who has shown excellence within the field of allergy.
The award winner will receive €20,000 and a travel grant to attend the WAO Congress in Buenos Aires, December 6-10, 2009.
For application guidelines and deadlines, please visit www.alk-abello.com "The WAO Henning Løwenstein Award 2009"
Information and presentation materials from the recent World Allergy Forum Symposium, which took place at the 2009 AAAAI Annual Meeting, are now available online. Please visit the WAF web page for more information on "New Insights into Immunotherapy for Allergic Disorders".
Upcoming WAF Symposium
"The Future Use of Biologicals in Allergy and Asthma"
Future use of biologicals in allergy and asthma - Pro
Future use of biologicals in allergy and asthma - Con
Anti-IgE - beyond the current indications
World Allergy Forum is funded through an unrestricted educational grant from
WAO-AAAAI Immunology Series
WAO is pleased to announce a new CME program of Web-based expert lectures on the basic immunology mechanisms underlying allergic disease to help in patient diagnosis and treatment and understanding the rationale behind immunotherapeutic strategies.
The Global Resources in Allergy (GLORIA) curriculum educates medical professionals worldwide, through local, state, regional and national presentations. Modules are created from established guidelines and recommendations to address different aspects of allergy-related patient care. To learn more, click here.
Upcoming US GLORIA Placements
Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society
Minnesota Allergy Society
The Emerging Societies Program (ESP), a joint initiative of the WAO and the ACAAI, hosted an ESP Delegates Meeting for the Middle East - Northern Africa (MENA) region. ESP also collaborated with AAAAI and EAACI to host the first WAO Allergy Training School (WATS) for the MENA region. Both programs were held in conjunction with the Middle East-Asia Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Congress (MEAAAIC) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. WAO would like to congratulate and thank all of our partners and participants for most successful programs.
For more information regarding the Emerging Societies Program (ESP) and its activities, please click here.
Clinical Efficacy and Safety of a Combined Loratadine-Betamethasone Oral Solution in the Treatment of Severe Pediatric Perennial Allergic Rhinitis.
Differences in the Asthma Treatment of Children between Europe and Japan - A Questionnaire-based Survey Using Model Cases.
Specific Immunotherapy in a Pollen Allergic Patient with HIV Infection.
Letter to the Editor
Publish Your Work to a Worldwide Audience!
The World Allergy Organization's mission is to be a global resource and advocate in the field of allergy, advancing excellence in clinical care through education, research and training as a world-wide alliance of allergy and clinical immunology societies. Visit us on the Web at www.worldallergy.org