Volume 6, Issue 5 WAO Events and Programs - May 2009
Abstracts deadline 31 May | Late registration deadline 16 September
In This Edition
WAO Member Society Forum
Tuesday, 9 June 2009
RSVP by 22 May 2009 to Kate Kirchner at email@example.com. If you cannot attend, we would be happy to welcome another representative on behalf of your society. We hope to greet you at this important Member Society event!
Information for the
WAO House of Delegates
Many thanks to all the representatives of the 2007-2009 WAO House of Delegates who are participating in the first Electronic Vote to ratify the latest WAO Position Statement, which is on Undergraduate Training in Allergy. If you have received a request for your vote, please be sure the WAO Secretariat receives your response by 3 August 2009. Please contact Kate Kirchner, at firstname.lastname@example.org, with any questions or concerns.
Interactive Case Review - NEW!
Asymptomatic Hypoxia in a Young Male
You can view this new case review and many more on the WAO web site.
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
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 by Dr. Bernard Thong, the leader of this project.
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"
Upcoming WAF Symposium
"The Future Use of Biologicals in
Future use of biologicals in allergy and asthma - Pro
Future use of biologicals in allergy and asthma - Con
Anti-IgE - beyond the current indications
For more topics from past symposia, please visit the World Allergy Forum page.
World Allergy Forum is funded through an unrestricted educational grant from
WAO-AAAAI Immunology Series
Earn Continuing Medical Education credit in a new program on the basic immunology mechanisms underlying allergic disease to help in patient diagnosis and treatment and in 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
Minnesota Allergy Society
Allergy Association of Northern California
Allergy Society of Virginia
2009 US GLORIA is funded through unrestricted educational grants from:
Notes of Allergy Watchers
Probiotics in the treatment and prevention of allergy in children.
Pediatric Asthma Mortality and Hospitalization Trends Across Asia.
The long term effects of allergen sensitization and exposure.
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