Summary of Media Activities for WISC 2012

Comprehensive media coverage during the WAO International Scientific Conference (WISC 2012) was very successful. It resulted in 30 television clips, 43 print media highlights, 49 online media highlights – for a total of 122 total media highlights. All press coverage relating to the Conference is listed below.

Pre-Conference Press Releases

Released on 19 October 2012 - Complex and Severe Allergic Disease Impacts Patient Quality of Life

Released on 27 November 2012 - Rising prevalence and increasing severity of allergic disease and asthma require new treatment strategies and preventative approaches

Released on 4 December 2012, World Allergy Organization begins 2nd WAO International Scientific Conference (WISC 2012) in Hyderabad, India

Coverage During WISC 2012 6 -9 December

Express Pharma Online – Global allergy conference to address new treatment strategies, preventative approaches

Times of India – Urban lifestyle leading to rise in asthmatic children: World Allergy Organisation

IBN Live – WAO urges governments to check allergy-related problems

Business Standard – Global conference on allergic diseases from tomorrow

Yahoo News – World Allergy Organization Begins 2nd WAO International Scientific Conference (WISC 2012) in Hyderabad, India

The Hindu Business Line - Asthma assuming dangerous proportions

Times of India – World allergy meet in Hyderabad from today

Business Standard – Global efforts needed to curb allergic diseases: Azad

State Times – 300 million people suffer from asthma globally: Azad

The Hindu – Inhalers safe, say experts

Post-Conference Coverage

Hindu Business Line - Indian foods need labeling, more allergen specific tests: experts

The Hans India – Azad’s call to tackle rising cases of non-communicable diseases

Ehealth – World Allergy Conference concludes in Hyderabad

Express HealthCare – First WISC in India concludes on a note of caution

WISC 2012 Official Public Relations Agency - MelCole Publications

The World Allergy Organization was pleased to partner with MelCole Publications for WISC 2012.

Established more than two decades ago, MelCole is India's leading independent professional PR agency. Their leadership encompasses over 50 years of active PR practice and communications experience, reflected in a team of highly competent professionals who have not only been a part of the genesis of the PR movement in India, but have actively spearheaded it to a large extent.

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