From Parichehr Bahrain, HAE Iran

HAE International Day (16 May 2023) in Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, (IAARI) Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

On the Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) International Day, IAARI organized a webinar about the diagnosis and management of HAE, in which allergists, clinical immunologists, emergency medicine specialists, and biomedicine experts had lectures about HAE.

The webinar covered updates on the diagnosis, prevention, and management of HAE to raise awareness among healthcare providers all around the country.

The speakers had lectures about challenges in the diagnosis and management of HAE, a brief report on the HAE registry in Iran, and updates on HAE diagnosis and management.

The duration of the webinar was 4 hours, and about 150 physicians, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers participated.

The webinar had a continuing medical education score for general practitioners, allergists, pediatricians, internists, immunologists, pharmacists, biomedicine, and genetic experts.

Also, on May 19th, 2023, the Immune Deficiency Patients Advocacy Association (IDPA), in collaboration with IAARI, held a webinar in respect of the international hae day :-), just as they did last year. This event aimed to raise awareness among HAE patients and their families and improve their quality of life. An allergist and clinical immunologist explained the proper control measures for the disease, as well as the importance of family screening for unknown cases. At the end of the program, patients asked their questions and were provided with guidance in the session.