Allergic and immunologic diseases (such as asthma, rhinitis, eczema and occupational allergy, food and drug allergy, severe anaphylactic reactions, rheumatic and autoimmune diseases, AIDS) represent current crippling or life threatening conditions and are a cause of worldwide concern. The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, EAACI, is an association including 41 European National Societies, more than 6,800 academicians, research investigators and clinicians aimed at:
- promoting basic and clinical research
- collecting, assessing and disseminating scientific information
- functioning as a scientific reference body for other scientific, health and political organisations
- encouraging and providing training and continuous education
- promoting good patient care in this important area of medicine
EAACI is a non-profit organisation. Income derived from fees, congress and meeting profits are devoted to current activities, research and travel awards, and initiatives of interest to members.
The EAACI is one of the biggest medical associations in the World in the field of allergy, asthma and immunology. The continuation of this growth and success will be possible by:
Extensive and efficient communication of the science and novel developments in the field of allergy, asthma and immunology to the rest of the world by organization of beautiful annual meetings, focused meetings, schools; through our scientific journals, newsletter, website, press releases, and focused communication campaigns.
Strengthening of our specialty.
Increasing membership together with increasing involvement of the members in decisions with full member satisfaction.
Professionalization of our Academy in a steady way on solid grounds.