For WAO Member Societies

Join Us! Dr Bryan Martin, President of the World Allergy Organization (WAO), warmly welcomes WAO Member Societies to World Allergy Week 2023 (18-24 June).

This year the focus is on the impact of climate change on allergic diseases. There are many ways Member Societies can participate. Find several ideas below, based on activities from previous World Allergy Week campaigns.

World Allergy Week 2023 Resources for Member Society Organizations and WAO Centers of Excellence

Activities for participation at the local and national level:

  • Add the logo to your society's and/or COE home page and link it to
    • Download the logo here.
    • Note: World Allergy Week logo may not be resized or modified in any way. May not be used for business.
  • Translate news releases and disseminate them nationally and include contact information for one or two society representatives to speak about World AllergyWeek. download Press Release here
  • Share the infographic - download here.
  • Conduct events in your area such as a news conference or educational programs. Contact television and radio stations and ask them to host World Allergy Week 2023 interviews with local allergy specialists.
  • Promote the webinar, "Climate Change Worsens Allergies - Be Ready ".

Thank you to all who attended!
Access a recording of the webinar here.

Expert Panel: Gennaro D'Amato, Yoon-Seok Chang, Tari Haahtela, Elham Hossny, Bryan L. Martin, Kari Nadeau, Nikos Papadopoulos, and David Peden.

Join the Conversation

Self Care and Environment Care Are Inseparable

Share your ideas and activities with colleagues.
Twitter: @worldallergy

For a PDF, download here.

Related articles published in World Allergy Organization Journal

The effect of residential urban greenness on allergic respiratory diseases in youth: A narrative review
La Grutta S et al
World Allergy Organ J 2020;13(1):100009

International expert consensus on the management of allergic rhinitis (AR) aggravated by air pollutants
Naclerio R et al
World Allergy Organ J 2020;13(3):100106

Air pollution and indoor settings
Rosario Filho N et al
World Allergy Organ J 2021;14(1):100499

Allergic rhinitis aggravated by air pollutants in Latin America: A systematic review
Rosario Filho NA et al
World Allergy Organ J 2021;14(8):100574

Decreasing ten-year (2008–2018) trends of the prevalence of childhood asthma and air pollution in Southern Taiwan
Chen WY et al
World Allergy Organ J 2021;14(5):100538

Immunopathological features of air pollution and its impact on inflammatory airway diseases (IAD)
Rouadi PW et al
World Allergy Organ J 2020;13(10):100467

Ambient particulate matter associates with asthma in high altitude region: A population-based study
Xing ZZ et al
World Allergy Organ J 2023;16(5):100774

The WAO Board of Directors sincerely thanks you for your valuable participation in this initiative!

For more information or questions about World Allergy Week, contact the WAO Secretariat at:

WAO expresses special appreciation to the World Allergy Week 2023 Content Expert Team:
Yoon-Seok Chang (Chair), Luís Caraballo, Sharon Chinthraja, Gennaro D'Amato, Carmen Galán, Tari Haahtela, Elham Hossny, Carla Irani, Kari Nadeau, and Nikos Papadopoulos