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World Allergy Organization
WAO's mission: 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.

For the Press

Welcome to World Allergy Week 2014, hosted by the World Allergy Organization (WAO), on the theme of: Anaphylaxis - When Allergies Can Be Severe and Fatal.

This year, WAO will offer a press event via teleconference and another for the Asia Pacific region, to be announced. Experts will provide brief presentations, which will be followed by a Question-and-Answer period for journalists.

Press Events


Wednesday, 9 April 2014 – Asia Pacific
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm JST

Toll-Free Call Numbers
Access Here


Monday, 7 April 2014
9:00 am-10:00am EDT
Access Audio

Wednesday, 9 April 2014
2:00 pm-3:00pm JST
Access Audio

Biographies of all World Allergy Week speakers
Access Here

Press Kit


Journalists: for interview requests and other media inquiries, contact

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