Patient Advocacy Resources
- Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia
- Anaphylaxis Campaign
- Anaphylaxis Canada
- Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)
Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) is a charitable, not for profit organisation established in 1993. Our aim is to improve awareness of allergy in the Australian community. We do this by sharing current information, education, advocacy, research, guidance and support. We are primarily a volunteer based organisation that is supported by membership fees, sale of resources and donations. Our outreach extends to individuals, families, school, workplaces, health professionals, government, food industry and all Australians. Living with one or more allergic conditions can impact on your quality of life. Talk to us if you need to know more or need to be pointed in the right direction. With more than 20 years experience and a Medical Advisory Board to consult for advice, we’ll do our best to assist you in a world where research into allergic disease continues. For some questions, there are currently no answers but we can support you. We are part of an international alliance of like-minded organisations and work closely with peak medical bodies including the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA).
Anaphylaxis Campaign is the only UK wide charity to exclusively meet the needs of the growing numbers of people at risk from severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) by providing information and support relating to foods and other triggers such as latex, drugs and insect stings. This year, 2014, we celebrate our 20 year anniversary.
Our ultimate aim is to create a safe environment for all people with allergies by educating the food industry, schools, pre-schools, colleges, health professionals and other key audiences. Our focus is on medical facts, food labelling, risk reduction and allergen management.
The AllergyWise online programmes, developed by the Campaign, provide training for families, carers and individuals as well as for health professionals.
The Campaign provides tailored services for individual and clinical professional members and also has a corporate membership programme.
Visit our website www.anaphylaxis.org.uk. Follow us on Twitter @anaphylaxiscoms and join us on Facebook
View some great films about anaphylaxis on our YouTube Channel
- General information on Anaphylaxis and Severe Allergy
- Living With Anaphylaxis
- Common Allergens
- Helpline Information
Anaphylaxis Canada is a national registered charity concerned with the safety of individuals at risk for severe allergic reactions. As the leading Canadian patient organization, Anaphylaxis Canada works to improve the lives of those with food and other allergies which can be life-threatening. Approximately 2.5 million Canadians are affected by food allergy and thousands more are at risk for insect sting, medication, latex, or exercise-induced anaphylaxis. The Anaphylaxis Canada website offers a wide range of resources to help individuals at risk, parents, educators, and healthcare professionals. Videos and posters are also available which help to build public awareness.
- Standardized Anaphylaxis Emergency Plans & Resources for Schools
- Newly Diagnosed Support Centre
- Allergen Training Basics for the Foodservice and Food Retail Industry
- Daily Living
- whyriskit.ca – website for teens/youth with food allergy.
- First Kiss (30 second Public Service Announcement)
- “A Nutty Tale” – Sabrina Shannon’s first-person radio documentary about living with food allergies.
FARE works on behalf of the 15 million Americans with food allergies, including all those at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis. This potentially deadly disease affects 1 in every 13 children in the United States – or roughly two in every classroom. FARE’s mission is to ensure the safety and inclusion of individuals with food allergies while relentlessly seeking a cure. FARE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was formed in 2012 as the result of a merger between the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network and the Food Allergy Initiative. FARE’s website offers a wealth of educational resources, including:
- About Anaphylaxis
- Resources for the Newly Diagnosed
- Resources for Parents of Children with Food Allergies
- Resources for Schools
- Resources for Healthcare Providers
- For Investigators Conducting Food Allergy Research
Anaphylaxis information from the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) including an overview of anaphylaxis, action plan, and wallet card.
“Anaphylaxis” from the A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia – anaphylaxis information and illustrations
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