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- Ruby Pawankar, MD, PhD, President, World Allergy Organization
Scientific Interviews with Experts
WAO TV is proud to announce a new series, Scientific Interviews with Experts. Each month a junior member will be interviewing an author who has had an important paper recently published in a major allergy journal. Conversations with Experts (audio only) Archive Access
WAO TV Videos
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Prevalence of Global Pediatric Asthma
June 2012. Professor Ruby Pawankar, President of the World Allergy Organization (WAO), and Professors Ulrich Wahn and Peter LeSoeuf, Chairpersons of the WAO Special Committee on Pediatric Asthma, discuss the prevalence of pediatric asthma in the current global scenario and what research is doing to reduce prevalence. The Chairpersons were interviewed by Dr. Sylvia Sánchez-García, member of the WAO Special Committee on Asthma, in Geneva, June 2012. Access the Video
A Special Message from the WAO President on the Vision of WAO
March 2012. A greeting from Ruby Pawankar, MD, PhD, President of the World Allergy Organization, and an overview of the vision of WAO to bring more resources and specialized training for allergy/immunology around the world for disease prevention and improvement of quality of life for patients. Access the Video
World Allergy Week 2012
March 2012. Ruby Pawankar, MD, PhD, and Marek Kowalski, MD, PhD, welcome WAO Member Societies to World Allergy Week 2012 (16-22 April), introducing the theme, “The Rising Global Burden of Asthma and Allergic Diseases”, and talking about the ways Member Societies are encouraged to participate to help increase awareness of allergic diseases locally and in their regions. Access the Video
Reliving the History of the World Allergy Organization
February 2012. Message from Alain L. de Weck, MD, Past-President, WAO (1985-1988) – Access the video