AFSA NEWS SEPTEMBER 2017
Many congratulations to our winner Losh Kisten and a big thanks to all who entered and to our sponsor DreamGuard for making it all possible.
LET’S TALK ALLERGY PHARMACISTS AND NURSES COMPETITION #Bridging The Gap – ALLERGY SEMINAR IN PE (Prize Value R8550)
Many congratulations to our winner Melanie Breedt who is off to PE on a fully paid trip valued at R8550!
Runners up: Jenny Bornman and Precious Mchunu have won free registrations worth R1000 each.
MORE FREE REGISTRATIONS! We are on Radio again – 7th September 2017 at 10.45am
For our PE folk, don’t miss Prof Andre van Niekerk (Pulmologist) on Kingfisher FM and stand a chance at WINNING another free registration and 10 discounted registrations to our allergy seminar on 16th and 17th of September
103.8 & 107.5 FM
The discussion will be on children who suffer from recurrent infections
- Young children often receive repeated courses of antibiotic treatment for infections – especially airway infections like bronchitis, pneumonia and ear, nose and throat infections. Why does this happen?
- When should a parent become concerned about repeated use and repeated infections?
- What is a primary immune deficiency (PID)
- What should a doctor do when a patient presents with repeated infections?
Hereditary Angioedema (HAE): Help us help you and others!
The Allergy Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) will be providing a new service for people with HAE. We’d like to work together with you to help advocate for better treatment options, more awareness of the disease, and to find people who are not yet diagnosed. How can you help? Please sign up with us as a member of our new HAE patient group by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 0814058442. We will keep your details completely confidential, but will also start a private page on our website where you will be able to talk to each other, share experiences and access advice and support. The more people sign up, the stronger we will be. Please call us now.