HEH Lunchtime Talk: Allergic Diseases in Singaporean Children

Prof Hugo Van Bever
Senior Consultant
Division of Paediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology


This talk will cover different aspects of allergic diseases in Singaporean children, including epidemiology (e.g. the increase of allergy and its two “allergy waves”), clinical presentations, important allergens, diagnosis (the importance of skin prick testing) and various treatments of allergy. It will also cover prevention of allergy (e.g. what parents can do to decrease the risk of allergy in young children) and future approaches.

Venue : National University Hospital, 1 Main Building, O & G Seminar Room, Level 6 (between Wards 61 & 63)
Date : 22 February 2018
Time : 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Fee : Free. Registration is required.
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Contact phone : 6772 2184
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