News from Asia Pacific

2022-04-04T10:30:52+02:00April 4, 2022|Australia, Australia/Oceania, East & Southeast Asia, HAEi News, India, New Zealand, South Africa, South Asia, South Korea|

From Chief Regional Patient Advocate Fiona Wardman For the last few months, I have focused on catching up with the Member Organizations in the Asia Pacific region and South Africa via virtual means. It seems that everyone is looking forward to once again being able to meet face-to-face. The latest tools and resources have [...]

News from Asia Pacific

2021-12-30T11:02:01+01:00December 30, 2021|Australia/Oceania, Bangladesh, China, East & Southeast Asia, HAEi News, Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Africa, South Asia, South Korea, Taiwan|

From Chief Regional Patient Advocate Fiona Wardman There have been a few focused tasks and projects in the Asia Pacific region over the most recent months, including the rolling out the new member only access courses in Advocacy Academy. During this period, I have attended virtual conferences and symposiums for the region, including the [...]

10 year achievements – South Africa

2021-10-11T13:29:32+02:00July 7, 2021|10 year achievements, Africa, Regions, South Africa|

This input is dated May 2021 In brief Name for organization: HAE South Africa 98 members at 1 Jan 2021 Name of approved HAE treatments: None registered Fun/interesting facts South Africa is a unique country with very resourceful citizens who have accomplished notable things internationally in many fields. South [...]

News from Sub Sahara Africa

2021-07-05T14:49:27+02:00July 5, 2021|Africa, HAEi News, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe|

I organized the first HAE doctors’ training in Ghana with the collaboration of the Rare Disease Ghana initiative. It was overwhelmingly attended by 40 doctors and clinicians alike. It was a good interactive session with Dr. Priya Bowry giving a lengthy and comprehensive presentation on the clinical approach to angioedema and HAE with good [...]

News from Sub Sahara Africa

2021-04-05T19:52:49+02:00April 5, 2021|Africa, HAEi News, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania|

In Ghana, we have been able to start discussions on HAE with the Immunology Society of Ghana (ISG). We have also been able to liaise with Rare Disease Ghana for purposes of raising awareness amongst the general public. We have established new doctor contacts in Tanzania. We are in the process of holding further [...]

News from Sub-Sahara Africa

2020-12-21T12:53:37+01:00December 21, 2020|Africa, HAEi News, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Zimbabwe|

From Regional Patient Advocate Patricia Karani The COVID-19 situation in Sub-Saharan Africa is still the main focus of this region. However, I am taking advantage of any small step I can to move things forward where possible in countries like Zimbabwe, Kenya, Sudan, Nigeria, and Ghana. HAE International was able to raise awareness in [...]

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