To unite organizations working in food allergy and anaphylaxis in order
to exchange information, form partnerships, and advance key issues of
importance to those with food allergy and anaphylaxis.
The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (USA) established the Food
Allergy & Anaphylaxis Alliance (the Alliance) in 1999 to facilitate
information sharing among nonprofit organizations working in the field
of food allergy around the world.
Participating organizations in the Alliance must:
- be a nonprofit/not-for-profit
or the equivalent;
- have a board of medical
advisors who review their literature;
- represent patients
with food allergy; and
- operate in an environment
that seeks to build consensus and cooperative efforts between various
The Alliance meets every year, typically in the summer or fall.
Members of the Alliance
To provide emotional and educational services to children diagnosed with
the life-threatening condition known as food-induced anaphylaxis. To provide
relevant information and services to assist members coping with anaphylaxis
in everyday situations and to increase community awareness of food allergy
To enable its members to live safely with life-threatening allergies by
sharing information, providing support, promoting education, and advocating
for the needs of individuals and families living with anaphylaxis.
Quebec Food Allergy Association (AQAA)
To provide support and information, promote education and prevention, and encourage research into food allergies and anaphylaxis.
Deutscher Allergie- und Asthmabund e.V. (DAAB)
To support people who are dealing with food allergy and anaphylaxis and their families in everyday life by providing information and education, creating awareness, and advocating to improve their quality of life.
The Hong Kong Allergy Association
Hong Kong, China
To collect and provide information to people with allergies and their families; to promote allergy awareness and be an advocate for allergic people and their families.
Food Allergy Italia
To provide support to patients and their families, to increase awareness of food allergy, and to improve the quality of life for those who have food allergies.
Food Allergy Partnership
Nederlands Anafylaxis Network
The Nederlands Anafylaxis Network was founded to provide support to those who suffer anaphylaxis as a result of food, insect stings, medicine, latex, or other causes. We do this by raising awareness of anaphylaxis, providing support and education, and stimulating research into anaphylaxis.
Allergy New Zealand
To improve quality of life for people with allergies and their families
through support, education, and information, and to act as an advocate
in all aspects of allergy.
Asthma- och Allergiförbundet (Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association)
To educate the public about asthma and allergy, to promote public awareness and a sense of responsibility in protecting those with food allergies, to support allergy and asthma research, and to encourage the work of local groups.
The Anaphylaxis Campaign
To advance the education and general understanding of the public concerning
anaphylaxis and associated conditions, and to preserve the health of people
who suffer anaphylactic reactions by spreading knowledge and advancing
The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
United States of America
To increase public awareness, to provide advocacy and education, and to
advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and
Israel Food Allergy Support Network (YAHEL)