Category “Blog”

AAAAI 2019 San Francisco

Sunday, 3 March, 2019

    INGID’s president, Carla Duff recently attended AAAAI in San Francisco where this year, the focus of the conference was food allergy. Carla also attended and enjoyed many of the the  20 immunology presentations. William Blouin, Beth Younger, and Carla presented on the topic Recurrent infections, severe eczema, or…

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Time to start preparing for World PI Week: 22nd-29th April 2019

Friday, 1 March, 2019

World PI Week offers an opportunity to inform and educate health policy-makers, schools and families, and the general public about primary immunodeficiencies (PI) to drive the earliest possible diagnosis and optimal treatment. Through events and activities promoting the warning signs of PI, the global PI community can unite to bring…

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It’s Rare Disease Day

Thursday, 28 February, 2019

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives. The campaign targets primarily the general public and also seeks to raise awareness amongst policy makers, public…

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2020: the year of the nurse!

Tuesday, 26 February, 2019

At a recent meeting,  the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that 2020 will the Year of the Nurse, celebrating nursing and midwifery! The proposal was formally put forward at the meeting by a representative from Jamaica, supported by representatives from Australia and Eswatini. The Executive Board burst…

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