APAAACI ALLERGY WEEK 2022

APAAACI Allergy Week is held annually in April/May on a specific theme. The central premise of APAAACI Allergy Week is to draw attention to a particular aspect of allergic disease and to update health care professionals,  to raise public awareness as well as to engage with global bodies.
 
In line with 'WHO's World Health Day 2022'  ‘Our planet Our health’ and in line with APAAACI's mission to address climate change and air pollution, the theme of APAAACI Allergy Week 2022 is ‘Climate change a global challenge: impact on allergic diseases’

APAAACI Allergy Week 2022  will be held from 16th to 22nd May 2022.

A Live Webinar will be held virtually on 17th May from 19.00-21.00hrs SGT/HKT/MYT.

Prof. Ruby Pawankar, President, APAAACI welcomes all our member societies, friends and colleagues from around to join us at this webinar and in our crusade for action on climate change.
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SPEAKERS

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Prof. Ruby Pawankar

President, Asia Pacific 
Association of Allergy, Asthma 
& Clinical Immunology (APAAACI); Dept. Pediatrics, Nippon Med School

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Ms. Dechen Tsering

Regional Director & Representative for Asia and the Pacific,

United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)

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Ms. Shazia Rafi

President & Convenor AirQualityAsia,

Former Secretary-General of Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA)

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Hon. Loren Legarda

Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives,

Philippines Government

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Dr. Katie Allen

Federal Member for Higgins, Australian Government

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Prof. Sir Stephen T Holgate CBE

MRC Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology, University of Southampton,

UKRI Clean Air Champion and Special Advisor to the RCP on Air Quality

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PANEL DISCUSSION:

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MODERATOR

Prof. Bernard Thong

Board Member, APAAACI
Divisional Chairman, Medicine; and Senior Consultant, Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, TTSH,
Singapore

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CO-MODERATOR

Prof. Rommel Lobo

President, Philippine Society of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (PSAAI); Head Adult & Pediatric Allergy Asthma Immunology Unit Fe del Mundo Medical Center, 

Philippines

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SPEAKER

Prof. Jae Won Oh

Chief of Pediatrics

Hanyang University, College of Medicine

South Korea

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Prof. Jiu-Yao Wang

President-Elect, APAAACI;
Prof. of Pediatrics and Director, Allergy, Immunology, and Microbiome (A.I.M.) Research Centre, China Medical University Children’s Hospital, Taiwan.

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Prof. Luo Zhang

Treasurer, APAAACI; Dept. of Otolaryngology Head, Neck Surgery and Allergy,
Beijing TongRen Hospital, Capital Medical University,

China

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Dr. Kent Woo

Consultant, Internal Medicine, Allergy and Immunology

Gleneagles Hospital

Malaysia

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Prof. Ting Fan Leung

Chairman, Department of Paediatrics The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Prof. Wasu Kamchaisatian

Pediatric Allergist/ Immunologist

Samitivej Children's Hospital

Thailand

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Prof. Munkhbayarlakh Sonomjamts

Dean, School of Medicine, Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences,

Mongolia

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RESOURCES

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APAAACI ALLERGY WEEK 2022 LOGO

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WHITE PAPER ON ‘CLIMATE CHANGE, AIR POLLUTION AND BIODIVERSITY AND ITS IMPACT ON RESPIRATORY DISEASES IN ASIA PACIFIC.’’

APAAACI is committed to addressing the issue of climate change and air pollution, through increased awareness, research, and concerted efforts with governments and related NGO’s. In this context, we have published a White paper on ‘Climate change, Air pollution and biodiversity and its impact on respiratory diseases in Asia Pacific.’

Newspapers

U.S NEWS ARTICLE
Worsening Allergy Seasons: Is Climate Change to Blame?

BUSINESS WORLD ARTICLE
Bad air quality in Asia causing spike in asthma