COVID-19 Resource Centre

APAAACI recognises that many of our colleagues are on the front line of the pandemic.  We stand by you as you fulfil your duties as health professionals to be of service to humanity and sacrifice your time with family and other social responsibilities. We salute you and your teams.  We furthermore remember in our hearts the victims that have been take by this terrible outbreak.

APAAACI Covid-19 Task Force


Prof. Ruby Pawankar, Prof. Bernard Thong



Prof. Jiu-Yao Wang, Prof. Iris Rengannis, Prof. Amir Latiff, Prof. Marysia Stella T. Recto,

Prof. Rommel Lobo, Prof. Randeep Guleria

International Advisor:

Prof. Mariana Castells

Welcome to APAAACI

The Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (APAAACI) is an association of National / Regional societies of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in the Asia Pacific region. Where no such society exists, individual medical practitioners who have made a significant contribution to the field of Allergy, Asthma or Clinical Immunology may be admitted as members.


APAAACI History Book
APAAACI History Book Introduction

Educational Resources

News & Notes

Climate change, air pollution, and biodiversity in Asia Pacific: impact on allergic diseases

The prevalence of allergic diseases is increasing worldwide with the rapid industrialization and urbanization. Globally, 300 million people suffer from asthma, 400 million from rhinitis. Air pollution, climate change, and reduced biodiversity are major threats to human health with detrimental effects...

Adherence to Treatment in Allergic Rhinitis Using Mobile Technology

Mobile technology may help to better understand the adherence to treatment MASK-rhinitis (Mobile Airways Sentinel NetworK for allergic rhinitis) is a patient-centered ICT system. A mobile phone app (the Allergy Diary) central to MASK is available in 22 countries.

APAAACI Presidential Message: Jan-Feb 2021

We wish you a very happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year 2021.

I would like to start by thanking the APAAACI Board of Directors, our committee chairs and members, Web Editors, APA Journal Editor and Editorial Board and our National Member societies for their valuable contributions during these challenging times.

Despite this global crisis, as we start the year 2021, its time for us to set new goals. We have an exciting line up of activities to look forward to.

Global Initiatives

Innovative Approaches for Building Sustainable Cities

Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA), in collaboration with the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) held a Side Event on Environmental Health Initiatives: Innovative Approaches for Building Sustainable Cities.

APAAACI President Ruby Pawankar and Past President, WAO spoke at the UN on the Impact of Environment on Health. What are the challenges? - View Now

Motivational Conversations with Prof. Cezmi Akdis

Prof Akdis elegantly takes us through his life career path and highlights his life experiences that has shaped his career and those of the others he mentored. From science, education and leadership to the impact of COVID-19, with important learnings and key advice for the young future generation, this is an interview you do not want to miss.

APAAACI's Recommendations on Adverse Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines

The APAAACI COVID-19 Task force has developed the APAAACI Recommendations on Adverse Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines, and online module for HCPs and web lectures / panel discussions with regional and global leaders.

Allergy Training Schools

Upcoming Meetings

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