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Our Vision

AFSA will strive to save lives, to enhance the quality of life and to reduce the cost of healthcare in South Africans suffering from allergic disorders and primary immune deficiencies.

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Our Status & Mission

We are a registered Non-Profit Company – South African Allergy and Clinical Immunology Foundation NPC2015/249989/08, a registered Public Benefit Organisation No. 930057401 and can provide limited Section 18A certificates for certain donations.

The foundation was established to create awareness, to advise and educate patients, to promote responsible care, to assist with advocacy and to raise funds for professional development.

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What we Offer


The South African Allergy & Clinical Immunology Foundation was established by the Allergy Society of South Africa (ALLSA) and operates as the Allergy Foundation of South Africa (AFSA).

ALLSA is the official society for medical professionals who specialise in the science and care of patients that suffer from allergic and primary immune deficiency diseases. ALLSA achieved remarkable milestones during the more than 25 years of it’s existence and believes that AFSA will serve the broader needs of allergy and clinical immunology patients.

Medical Advisory Panel

Content and AFSA activities are reviewed and approved by medical advisors who are specialists in the field of allergy and clinical immunology. A medical advisory panel is appointed for each of our activities to ensure that content is up to date and in line with the best practice guidelines of the world.

CEO & Board Directors



Professor Mike Levin



Professor André van Niekerk


Dr Ahmed Manjra

Chandre Stuurman

Dr Dayo Awotedu

Dr Sarah Karabus

Dr Shaunagh Emanuel

Dr Candice Royal

Dr Janice Strydom

Sales & Marketing

Sales & Marketing

Luani Suffla

Admin & Projects

Admin & Projects

Megan Achmat

Business Manager

Business Manager

Lynn Kämpf

Please note the content on this website is not intended to be a substitute to a medical professional consultation