History

May 2018

2nd GAAPP Scientific Meeting in Munich, Germany 

June 2017

General meeting 2017 with board elections in Helsinki

The following board is elected:

  • Tonya Winders, USA, President
  • Kristine Whorlow, Australia, 1st Vice President
  • Roberta Savli, Belgium, 2nd Vice President
  • Otto Spranger, Austria, Treasurer
  • Marianella Salapatas, Greece, Vice-Treasurer
  • Sanaz Eftekhari, USA, Secretary
  • Ilkka Repo, Finland, Vice Secretary

1st GAAPP Scientific Meeting:

  • The new EAACI Guidelines in Allergen Immuno Therapy
  • Speakers: Prof. Antonella Muraro, President EAACI
  • Marek Jutel, EAACI Excom. Member
  • Severe Asthma, State of the art lecture
  • Speaker: Dr Michael Blaiss, Executive Medical Director of the American
  • College of Allergy Asthma & Immunology
  • Severe Asthma Patient survey findings
  • Speaker: Ass. Prof. Paraskevi Katsaounou, Greece
  • Atopic Eczema
  • Speaker: Prof. Andreas Wollenberg, Munich, Germany,
  • Head of the European Guidelines Committee

June 2015

General meeting 2015 with board elections in Amsterdam

The following board is elected:

·       Robert Oliphant, Canada, President

·       Per-Åke Wecksell, Sweden, 1st Vice President

·       Yu Zhi Chen, China, 2nd Vice-President

·       Otto Spranger, Austria, Treasurer

·       Marianella Salapatas, Greece, Vice-Treasurer

·       Tonya Winders, USA, Secretary,

·       Ilkka Repo, Finland, Vice Secretary

June 2013

General meeting 2013 with board elections in Milan

The following board is elected:

·       Robert Oliphant, Canada, President

·       Per-Åke Wecksell, Sweden, 1st Vice President

·       Yu Zhi Chen, China, 2nd Vice President

·       Mike Levin, South Africa, Secretary

·       Ashok Gupta, India, Vice Secretary

·       Otto Spranger, Austria, Treasurer

·       Marianella Salapatas, Greece, Vice Treasurer

Anjte-H. Fink Wagner from Germany was confirmed as Executive Director

August 2012

1st GAAPP Symposium at the World Congress of Asthma, Quebec

June 2011

3rd meeting in Istanbul

At the 3rd meeting of GAAPP the Board Elections take place. The following board is elected:

·       Natalio Salmún, Argentina, President

·       Per-Åke Wecksell, Sweden, 1st Vice President

·       Yu Zhi Chen, China, 2nd Vice-President

·       Otto Spranger, Austria, Treasurer

·       Rob Lanteigne, Canada, Vice-Treasurer

·       Anna Andralojc, Poland, Secretary

·       Irene Krcmova, Czech Republic, Vice Secretary

Also Antje-H. Fink Wagner from Germany is assigned to Executive Director.

September 2010

2nd meeting in Barcelona

The GAAPP the constitution gets accepted.

December 2009

1st meeting: Declaration of Buenos Aires

At the first meeting of GAAPP the Declaration of Buenos Aires was signed by delegates from 12 countries.

Today the Declaration is signed by organizations from 25 countries.

June 2009

Rome WHO-GARD meeting

At the WHO-GARD meeting in Rome it is noted that a Global Patient platform is needed as an equal dialogue partner for globally acting HCP organizations.