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World-first allergy organisations launch to improve research, clinical care and save lives

31 August 2022:   In a major step towards addressing Australia’s allergy epidemic, the Hon. Ged Kearney MP, Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, alongside allergy experts will launch two critical health organisations in Melbourne today. The National Allergy Council (NAC) and National Allergy Centre of Excellence (NACE) are backed by a $26.9 million Federal Government...

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New allergy guidelines to protect children from severe allergic reactions in schools and childcare

Food allergy and anaphylaxis is increasing in Australian children, with up to 1 in 20 school aged children having food allergies [1]. Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction, and the incidence of food-induced anaphylaxis in Australia has risen rapidly over the last decade [2]. New guidelines and resources from the National Allergy Strategy aim to equip schools...

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