AFSA NEWS APRIL 2018
Bola Awotedu Allergy Training Fellowship
AFSA is proud to have opened up applications for a paediatric allergy training fellowship of 2 weeks duration at the University of Cape Town. The 2018 value of the Bola Awotedu Training Fellowship is R20 000 of support for the grantholder to cover flights, accommodation and training materials.
The candidate must be a South African citizen under 40 years of age working in the public health service of a rural area of South Africa as a doctor, nurse or dietician. Applications close 15 April 2018 – there is still time to get your application in.
For more information and to download an application form, click here
MamaMagic Expo at Ticketpro Dome Johannesburg: 17th – 20th May 2018 – come and meet us!
MamaMagic baby expos are the premier baby and parenting shows in South Africa. With 4 expos nationally and over 120 000 visitors, MamaMagic provides exposure to its clients, and a valuable service to consumers. MamaMagic is well positioned to improve health and safety to babies, toddlers and children, through partnerships with credible organisations that share this objective. AFSA is very excited to be an exhibitor at the expo and will be providing patient education and counselling.
For those wishing to help with volunteering at our stand, please email Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information see their website
PiNSA Charity Golf Day on 24th May 2018
PiNSA is our patient organisation which was constituted in 2001 when Mrs Joy Rosario’s daughter Gaby Rosario was diagnosed with a Primary Immunodeficiency Disease, Hyper IGM syndrome. With funding and support from IPOPI (International Patient Organisation for Primary Immunodeficiencies), PiNSA was registered. PiNSA is now passionately run by Annie Pienaar…
As a World PI Week initiative, PiNSA is holding a golf day on 24th May at Langebaan Country Estate. Please contact Lize (082 780 5233) or Annie (083 661 9162) for bookings and more information. Your support is greatly appreciated! Visit the PINSA website.
Nolene Conrad – Our amazing Brand Ambassador
Massive congrats to Nolene for winning the Two Oceans 21km (01:16:17) and for achieving Gold Label status from her race in Valencia. You are a true inspiration to all our asthma sufferers out there!
Epy Derm Competition
A big congratulations to Anusha Naidoo for winning our Epy Derm competition. Thank you to Epy Derm for sponsering this amazing hamper! Be sure to browse through the Epy Derm products that have received the AFSA seal of approval.
AFSA will be bringing you HAE (SA) updates in the future! To start off why not have a look at our first update here?
World Allergy Week
During World Allergy Week from 22 to 28 April this year the Allergy Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) will focus on raising the awareness, optimal care and how to best manage atopic dermatitis – also known as atopic eczema.
Want to know more? Read our press release here.