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Allergy Standards Team to attend the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)

Dr John McKeon and Dr John Ryan will be attending EAACI Congress 2017 in Helsinki, Finland from 17-21 June 2017.

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EAACI logo

They look forward to meeting a number of key opinion leaders at the congress which will be highly relevant to the AllergyAllergies are caused by the body being hyper-sensitive to a particular molecule or particle. The particles which cause an allergic reaction are called allergens. Common... Standards mission and the asthmaAsthma is a condition where the small tubes that carry air to the lungs (trachea) become inflamed and may become filled with mucus. This results... & allergy friendly certification program. The theme for the Helsinki Congress is “On the road to prevention and healthy living”. A unifying theme for EAACI, this represents the next step in making our patients’ lives healthy, despite their allergies. With more than half of all Europeans soon expected to suffer from allergy, ensuring our patients have a better quality of life, despite the allergy epidemic, is an obvious goal for EAACI, says Antti Lauerma, EAACI Congress 2017 Chair.

They will also be meeting with some clients while there and a number of potential companies as candidates for the certification program along with testing and inspection partners.

EAACI 2017 logo

EAACI 2017 logo

According to Antonella Muraro EAACI President Helsinki promises to be a wonderful Congress venue and offers an excellent opportunity for us to investigate, at close hand, the Finnish National Programme for Allergy – a programme which is becoming a model for other EU countries to follow.

If you are also attending the EAACI Congress 2017 in Helsinki and I look forward to seeing you there and please do not hesitate to contact us.

The EAACI Congress 2017 is a congress organised by the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) which offers a unique opportunity to learn about new discoveries and exchange experience with professionals in the field of allergy and clinical immunology.
The Congress will take place in Helsinki, Finland from 17-21 June 2017 and we hope to see you there!

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You will find all important information the official congress website – click here

About Allergy Standards

ASL is an International standards and certification body that prepares independent standards for a wide range of products to declare their suitability for people whose lives are affected by allergies and asthmaAsthma is a condition where the small tubes that carry air to the lungs (trachea) become inflamed and may become filled with mucus. This results…. ASL has devised a series of proprietary testing protocols, performance criteria and suitability attributes for consumer products to be eligible for certification. These have been developed using internationally recognized trigger factor avoidance recommendations including allergens and irritants. The asthma & allergy friendly™ mark is applied to products that consumers can trust have been subject to rigorous independent testing to determine their suitability. ASL’s management team possesses specialist skills in a variety of medical fields including asthma and other allergic diseases. For more information, visit

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Key Words

EAACI Congress 2017, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), professionals, asthma, allergy, inflammation, McKeon, clinical immunology, standards, ASL

Further reading

The Meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID 2017) is now going annual! In 2017, ESID will be in Edinburgh focusing on the theme of Autoimmunity & Inflammation in PID; Beyond the Paradox.

Founded in 1943, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) is a professional medical membership organization of nearly 6,800 allergist/immunologists and related professionals around the world with advanced training and experience in allergy, asthma and other immunologic diseases. The Academy is dedicated to the advancement of the knowledge and practice of allergy, asthma and immunology for optimal patient care.

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) is an American professional association of immunologistsasthma specialists and allergists. The organization is headquartered in Arlington HeightsIllinoisUnited States of America.


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