Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

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Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
AbbreviationASCIA
Formation1991
TypeNGO
Purposehumanitarian, research
HeadquartersBalgowlah, New South Wales, Australia
Region served
Australasia
Official language
English
Executive officer
Jill Smith
Websitehttp://www.allergy.org.au/

The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy is a professional body of clinical immunologists, allergy specialists, immunology scientists, and other health professionals working in allergy and immunology in Australia and New Zealand. ASCIA's Mission is to "advance the science and practice of clinical immunology and allergy, by promoting education and the highest standard of ethical medical practice."[1] It was formed in 1991 by the merging of the Australian College of Allergy with the Australasian Society of Immunology Clinical Immunology Group.[1] It publishes guidelines and position statements on the management of allergy and other immune diseases, provides online training courses, online educational resources, hosts the ASCIA Annual Conference and other educational meetings.

For a summary of ASCIA highlights from 2019 go to https://www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/highlights For a summary of ASCIA priorities and initiatives for 2020 go to https://www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/ascia-initiatives

The ASCIA office is located at 117 Old Pittwater Road Brookvale NSW and the Chief Executive Officer is Jill Smith.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About ASCIA". ASCIA website. Retrieved 9 January 2020.

https://www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia (accessed 9 January 2020)

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