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questionnairesCarlos E. Baena-Cagnani, MD, of Cordoba, Argentina, passed away celebrating the new year’s eve of 2015 with his family. This tragic loss relates to an irreplaceable person who was at the height of his career. He will be sadly missed by everyone in the allergy community. Doctor Baena-Cagnani was trained in allergy at the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain under the mentorship of the late Dr. Alberto Oehling. He then returned to his country and settled as a paediatric allergist in Cordoba, Argentina where he was promoted Professor. He was also an associate professor of pulmonology in Genoa, Italy.  Read more

Patients: Take control of your lung health

questionnairesDo you get an itchy or runny nose when you come in contact with things like dust or pollen?  Do you sometimes wheeze or feel short of breath?  If you’ve been diagnosed with asthma, is your asthma under control?

ARIA has a set of three interactive lung health questionnaires to help you determine if you should talk to your doctor about allergic rhinitis, asthma, or better asthma control.

The One Airway Questionnaires are now available in eight languages. Thank you to our translators, Dr. Philippe Bousquet (French); Prof. Walter Canonica (Italian); Prof. Alvaro Cruz (Portuguese); Prof. Omer Kalayci (Turkish); Prof. Joaquim Mullol (Spanish, Catalan); Prof. Torsten Zuberbier (German).
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ARIA Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

ARIA leaders and committee members have recently published two notable publications in peer-reviewed journals, one about the ARIA initiative's achievements and the other detailing the GRADE process for evidence-based guideline development. Read more

Health professionals: Improve your care of asthma and rhinitis patients

ARIA commissioned Dr Mark Levy to develop an online tool for health professionals to do a medical audit on patients consulting for a routine asthma review. The tool encourages the routine use of the ARIA questionnaire to identify patients who have symptoms suggestive of allergic rhinitis. Click here to learn more.

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Professor Álvaro A. Cruz of ARIA speaks with public leaders in Angola: the Vice Minister for Public Health, Dean of the Angola School of Medicine, the Catholic bishop of Luanda, and a congressional representative.

The purpose and mission of ARIA (Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma), the world health initiative on allergic rhinitis, is to educate and implement evidence-based management of allergic rhinitis in conjunction with asthma, worldwide through

  • planning, managing, and financing pilot projects to improve the health of broad sectors of the population throughout the world
  • setting up rural healthcare activities
  • providing support for preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic measures as part of basic healthcare
ARIA is a non-governmental organization (NGO) working in collaboration with the World Health Organization.
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