AFSA News – September 2019


Saheti School Nurses conference in Johannesburg

We would like to thank Dr Meshandree Naidoo for facilitating the allergy and awareness training at the Saheti School Nurses conference – which was held on 16-18 August 2019.  50 school nurses attended the conference – mostly from South Africa with representatives from Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Mozambique.  All in all, it was a very successful event.


‘Not Just a Teacher’ conference in Cape Town

On Saturday 31 August 2019, Prof Claudia Gray facilitated allergy and awareness training at the ‘Not Just a Teacher’ conference in Cape Town.  The teachers were eager for information and the training was very well received.  Approximately 200 teachers attended the conference – representing 36 schools. A heartfelt thanks to Prof Claudia Gray for representing AFSA and ALLSA . We thank Mylan who kindly sponsored Epipen trainer pens – vital for the demonstration – and for donating trainer pens to all schools – they were most grateful.

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Mandela Day Competition 2019

Thank you to allergy specialists Prof Claudia Gray (Cape Town), Prof Ahmed Manjra (Durban) and Prof Abdullah Laher (Joburg) for donating consultations to 3 lucky patients for Mandela Day –  they were delighted!  Here is a full list of medical professionals