The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA), as the leading medical and patient organisations for allergy in Australia, have developed the first National Allergy Strategy for Australia, in collaboration with other stakeholder organisations.
Mission of the National Allergy StrategyTo improve the health and quality of life of Australians with allergic diseases, and minimise the burden of allergic diseases on individuals, their carers, healthcare services and the community.
Goals of the National Allergy Strategy
Standards of Care
Develop standards of care to improve the health and quality of life of people with allergic diseases.
Access to Care
Ensure timely access to appropriate healthcare management for people with allergic diseases.
Information, Education and Training
Improve access to best-practice, evidence-based and consistent information, education and training on allergic diseases for health professionals, people with allergic diseases, consumers, carers and the community.
Promote patient-focused research to prevent the development of allergic diseases and improve the health and quality of life of people with allergic diseases.
Prioritised Chronic Disease
Recognition of allergic diseases as a prioritised chronic disease and National Health Priority Area.