World Allergy Organization
The World Allergy Organization (WAO) is an international umbrella organization consisting of 97 regional and national allergy, asthma and clinical immunology societies from around the world. By collaborating with member societies, WAO provides direct educational and outreach programs to members in nearly 100 countries across the globe.
WAO was founded in 1951 and has successfully organized 23 major congresses. WAO also sponsors scientific symposia and training schools in emerging societies and jointly sponsors postgraduate programs on allergy, asthma and clinical immunology during professional congresses.
WAO provides advice and active support to member societies with the mission of building a global alliance of allergy, asthma and clinical immunology societies to advance excellence in clinical care through research, education and training.
Israel Association for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
The Israel Association for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (IAACI), founded in 1949, is a non-profit association, with a mission to promote education, good clinical practice and research in a wide spectrum of allergic and immune mediated diseases in Israel, under the umbrella of the Israel Medical Association (IMA). The IAACI is dedicated to promoting collaborations between Allergists/Clinical Immunologists and physicians from other disciplines in Israel, aiming to expand knowledge and improve patient care. This is achieved by promoting joint meetings and producing Israeli collaborative recommendations on various topics.
Allergists for Israel
Allergists for Israel (AFI) was founded in 1984 and the evolving vision of the group is to develop camaraderie for Allergists/Immunologists and other supporters of allergy by gathering in the USA, Israel and around the world. AFI strives to establish collegial relations between America and Israel.