WAO Web Site Mission Statement
The World Allergy Organization (WAO) Web Site supports the WAO mission. WAO is a global resource and advocate in the field of allergy, asthma and clinical immunology, advancing excellence in clinical care, education, research and training through a world-wide alliance of allergy and clinical immunology societies.
The WAO website is an up-to-date compendium of information about allergy, asthma and immunology for all physicians, including specialists, other health care professionals and patients. It also provides a network for global contacts in the field.
The following information is found on the WAO website:
- A monthly WAO News and Notes E-Letter, translated into seven languages, providing up-to-date reviews of the scientific literature in the specialty from approximately 15 major journals, as well as meeting announcements, postings of educational resources, and reviews of new books.
- Up-to-date reviews of allergy, asthma and immunologic diseases, slide presentations for lectures on these subjects, interactive case studies, an “Ask the Expert” column for physicians who have a clinical question, Conversation interviews with world experts, and web-based seminars in basic immunology and allergic diseases.
- Links to major web-based allergy, asthma, and immunology resources.
- Information about WAO, WAO Member Societies, and the biennial WAO World Allergy Congresses.