Australia/Oceania

News from Asia Pacific and South Africa

2024-05-03T09:26:17+02:00May 3, 2024|Afghanistan, Australia, Australia/Oceania, Bangladesh, East & Southeast Asia, HAEi News, India, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, South Asia, South Korea|

From Regional Patient Advocate Fiona Wardman During the last few months, I have been working closely with South Africa and India. They are working towards impactful patient meetings aimed at bolstering support and awareness for HAE patients. These gatherings will serve as crucial platforms for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals to come together, share [...]

News from Australia and New Zealand

2023-11-11T11:37:06+01:00November 11, 2023|Australia, Australia/Oceania, New Zealand|

From Director Fiona Wardman, HAE Australasia HAE Australasia has a new CEO! Lisa Foster is an inclusive and authentic leader with extensive experience across Health, Disability, Mental Health, and Community Support Sectors. Lisa was the Chief Executive for Rare Disorders New Zealand and has a background in biomedical science. As a veteran of advocating [...]

News from Asia Pacific and South Africa

2023-11-14T16:01:31+01:00November 10, 2023|Afghanistan, Australia, Australia/Oceania, Bangladesh, East & Southeast Asia, HAEi News, India, Japan, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Asia, South Korea|

From Regional Patient Advocate Fiona Wardman The countries I look after in the Asia Pacific region have reduced due to HAEi’s newest RPA, Yong Hao Lim, taking them over. Yong Hao now looks after Eastern Asia - the countries included in his region are Singapore, Indonesia, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka. You can [...]

News from Australia and New Zealand

2023-07-12T14:39:11+02:00July 12, 2023|Australia, Australia/Oceania, New Zealand|

From Director Fiona Wardman, HAE Australasia The first significant project for HAE Australasia has closed off this year is the HAE pharmaco and socioeconomic/quality of life survey. We look forward to receiving the data results, which will be used to advocate our ministries of health and pharmaceutical funding bodies about the importance of HAE [...]

News from Asia Pacific

2023-06-16T10:11:08+02:00June 19, 2023|Australia, Australia/Oceania, Bangladesh, China, East & Southeast Asia, HAEi News, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Asia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam|

From Chief Regional Patient Advocate Fiona Wardman The 2023 HAEi Regional Conference APAC in Bangkok, Thailand, was a success bringing together over 250 HAE patients, family members, physicians, and pharmaceutical companies to learn more about each other and HAE, to talk about advocacy, the importance of working together and the needs for the region. [...]

News from Australia and New Zealand

2023-01-20T13:19:29+01:00January 20, 2023|Australia, Australia/Oceania, New Zealand|

From CEO Fiona Wardman, HAE Australasia HAE Australasia received ethics approval to run the HAE pharmaco and socioeconomic/quality of life survey. This critical survey is for patients and their family members in Australia and New Zealand. We encourage all our members to take the time to answer the questions to ensure their journey with [...]

News from Asia Pacific

2022-12-27T13:55:14+01:00December 27, 2022|Africa, Australia, Australia/Oceania, Bangladesh, East & Southeast Asia, HAEi News, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, South Asia, South Korea, Taiwan|

From Chief Regional Patient Advocate Fiona Wardman The 2022 HAEi Global Leadership Workshop in Frankfurt, Germany, was an excellent opportunity to bring together the Member Organization leaders. I was so pleased that many of the countries in my region had a strong presence – Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Pakistan, India, South Korea, Indonesia, and [...]

News from Australia and New Zealand

2022-11-25T12:24:21+01:00November 25, 2022|Australia, Australia/Oceania, New Zealand|

From CEO Fiona Wardman, HAE Australasia HAE Australasia is proud of the collaboration with HAEi on the Elizabeth Macarthur Virtual Angioedema Centre (EMVAC). The idea of a virtual center came from Professor Connie Katelaris to overcome the challenge of patients being unable to access specialist HAE medical advice and support due to the vast [...]

News from Asia Pacific

2022-10-31T13:30:18+01:00October 31, 2022|Australia/Oceania, East & Southeast Asia, HAEi News, India, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea|

From Chief Regional Patient Advocate Fiona Wardman Over the last few months, there has been an opportunity for face-to-face meetings with Member Organizations in the Asia Pacific region and South Africa. Also, there has been a lot of communication with countries in my region in the lead-up to the Global Leadership Workshop in Frankfurt, [...]

News from Australia and New Zealand

2022-08-17T12:39:02+02:00August 9, 2022|Australia, Australia/Oceania, New Zealand|

From HAE Australasia HAE Australasia has added three new ‘Living Well with HAE’ videos to the website library. The latest videos cover essential topics such as ‘HAE Overview & Treatment’ with Prof. Connie Katelaris, ‘HAE & Gynaecology’ with Dr. Andrew Pesce, and ‘The Role of Genetic Counselling’ with Rebecca McIntosh. HAE Australasia has complemented [...]

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