News from Australia and New Zealand

2022-01-13T09:28:59+01:00January 13, 2022|Australia, Australia/Oceania, New Zealand|

From CEO Fiona Wardman, HAE Australasia: Patients in Australia are thankful for our Health Minister’s decision to sign off on the recommendation to fund Takhzyro (lanadelumab). As of 1 December 2021, more patients have access to this treatment, closing the gap of access for prophylaxis medications for many of our patients. Our patients in [...]

News from Australia and New Zealand

2021-11-03T14:05:27+01:00October 27, 2021|Australia, Australia/Oceania, New Zealand|

From CEO Fiona Wardman, HAE Australasia: HAE Australasia is excited that the Pharmaceuticals Benefit Advisory Committee in Australia has recommended lanadelumab be listed on the pharmaceuticals benefits scheme (PBS), making this treatment available to patients in Australia. We look forward to this treatment being officially listed towards the end of the year. HAE Australasia [...]

News from Asia Pacific

2021-10-06T09:40:59+02:00October 6, 2021|Australia, Australia/Oceania, China, East & Southeast Asia, HAEi News, Hong Kong, India, New Zealand, South Asia, Sri Lanka|

Happy birthday to HAE Hong Kong! Congratulations to the team at HAE Hong Kong for their 2nd year of dedication to improving the quality of life for patients in Hong Kong. During the last few months, I have participated in meetings with various pharmaceutical companies to move forward access to modern therapies in the [...]

News from Australia and New Zealand

2021-07-05T15:31:42+02:00July 5, 2021|Australia, Australia/Oceania, New Zealand|

From CEO Fiona Wardman, HAE Australasia: HAE Australasia and its members (in Australia) welcomed the news that subcutaneous C1 is now indicated for children aged eight and older. There have been quite a few questions from HAE patients around receiving the COVID-19 vaccinations. HAE Australasia has made available the information from HAEi on this [...]

News from Asia Pacific

2021-07-05T14:49:26+02:00July 5, 2021|Australia, Australia/Oceania, Bangladesh, China, East & Southeast Asia, HAEi News, India, Japan, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, South Asia, South Korea|

Since the last magazine, there has been a focus on a few projects; a couple of these were the hae day :-) “Let’s Take the Next Steps” campaign and rolling out of the Regional Medical Advisory Panel project. All the member organizations within the Asia Pacific region had their history and plans for the [...]

10 year achievements – New Zealand

2021-10-11T13:30:46+02:00June 14, 2021|10 year achievements, Australia/Oceania, New Zealand, Regions|

This input is dated May 2021 In brief Name for organization: HAE Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) Patient group started in 2010 – now HAE Australasia (2013) 38 members at 1 Jan 2021 Name of approved HAE treatments: Icatibant – for acute attacks (ages 2 and above) Fun/interesting [...]

News from Australia and New Zealand

2021-05-10T08:42:03+02:00April 6, 2021|Australia, Australia/Oceania, New Zealand|

From CEO Fiona Wardman, HAE Australasia HAE Australasia held a strategy meeting to talk about current and new projects for the year ahead. We have some exciting and useful ideas for projects and initiatives, and we look forward to bringing them to fruition. HAE Australasia is very proud of the videos and downloadable documents [...]

News from Australia and New Zealand

2020-12-28T12:08:32+01:00December 28, 2020|Australia, Australia/Oceania, New Zealand|

From CEO Fiona Wardman, HAE Australasia: HAE Australasia held a webinar for patients and carers in New Zealand with Dr. Karen Lindsay, Dr. Hilary Longhurst for physicians and research updates. The webinar was recorded and has been uploaded to our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/DsdKUdTDHJQ. One of our younger HAE patients from Perth, Western Australia, has [...]

News from Australia and New Zealand

2020-10-05T11:39:53+02:00October 5, 2020|Australia, Australia/Oceania, New Zealand|

From Director Fiona Wardman, HAE Australasia: HAE Australasia recorded a Q&A video with Prof. Connie Katelaris in June. The questions and answers related to COVID-19, existing and new treatment options, clinical trials, and a new support service was announced for patients in Australia and New Zealand. The video has been uploaded on to our [...]

News from Australia and New Zealand

2020-07-08T17:39:58+02:00July 8, 2020|Australia, Australia/Oceania, New Zealand|

From CEO Fiona Wardman, HAE Australasia HAE Australasia Youth Group is up and running, and the group facilitator Jess has done a great job in connecting some of our youth from Australia and New Zealand.  We would encourage more youth to join the group as we have some projects and a competition for them [...]

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