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Patient and Public Forum, 2012 by the World Allergy Organisation at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India !

Date of Event: 09 Dec 2012

The World Allergy Organisation (WAO) presents the World Allergy Patient and Public Forum on the 9th December, 2012, at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India, as a part of the WAO International Scientific Conference (WISC), 6 - 9 December 2012. The theme of WISC 2012 is: Severe Allergies, Severe Asthma: New Strategies for Treatment and Prevention.

The Patient & Public Forum 2012 consists of the following 4 main activities:

  • International Patient Organization Symposium
  • International Patient Organizations in the field of allergy, asthma and immunology will be gathered together to form a panel to discuss the following topics with local patients:
    • Forming a Patient Organization and help finding their mission
    • Representatives from Patient organization shares their experiences on how they have developed their mission and formed their own organizations
    • How to communicate your mission with others?
    • How to be representing the patient voice in advocacy?
    • Patient-Centered Healthcare
    • Promotes patient responsibility, patient-centered healthcare which leads to improved health outcomes, quality of life and optimal value for healthcare investment
  • Public Forum on allergy and asthma awareness
  • International and local key physicians to address the public on allergy and asthma awareness
  • Emphasis made on the corrective diagnosis and treatment for the diseases
  • Health Fair with Spirometry testing
  • Local doctors to conduct the spirometry testing for patients
  • Patient Organizations, Local Health Care facilities and Pharmaceutical companies are invited to host educational booths for patients to visit and learn more about specific diseases
  • "Raising Awareness" Activity and Network Event
  • Children are invited to draw and paint as an idea to raise awareness on asthma and allergies and to promote the concept of being free from allergies and asthma
  • Local Press is invited to cover the event, with hopeful distribution throughout Hyderabad and India.

Event Schedule:

Date : 9th December 2012

Venue :The Hotel Silver Spring - Kolkata

Registration to this event is free of cost on a first come first served basis. Limited seats available !

For registration and queries contact : Apollo Hospitals Call Center on Tel: +91-40-60601066

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