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World Allergy Week

World Allergy Week is an annual global campaign of the World Allergy Organisation (WAO), usually around April, which aims to raise awareness of the impact of allergy in our communities. 

Each year ASCIA (a WAO member) and AIFA support World Allergy Week through a range of awareness activities such as the Spot of Red Campaign which was launched in 2019. 

AIFA Research Grants  

AIFA is 100% dedicated to fund research that will improve the health and wellbeing of people with allergy and other immune system disorders. By donating to AIFA during World Allergy Week, you can be reassured that:
• 100% of donations to AIFA directly fund allergy/immunology research grants.
• 100% of AIFA grants are selected by allergy/immunology experts.
• 100% of donations to AIFA are tax deductible.

Wear a Spot of Red 

Wear a Spot of Red during World Allergy Week 2019You can raise awareness of allergy through the annual AIFA World Allergy Week 'wear a spot of red' campaign during the month of April. We encourage anyone who is affected by allergy to help raise awareness and funds to support research into allergy, by wearing a spot of red or holding an event in your home, school or workplace.


Content updated Jan 2022