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ESPAI is a Member Society of WAO and a Member of FOCIS

Visit our Journal new website: www.jespai.org

The 11th International Congress of

the Egyptian Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

ESPAI 2015

Cairo Sonesta Hotel, April 8-9, 2015

Accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical education (EACCME)

Organizing Committee
Prof. Yehia M. El-Gamal
Vice President
Prof. Bothaina El-Naggar
Secretary General
Prof. Karima Abdel Khalik
Prof. Zeinab A. El-Sayed
Prof. Elham Hossny
Prof. Shereen Reda

 Final Program

Guest Speakers



Alessandro Fiocchi

Hospital Bambino Gesù in Rome,

Vatican City

Editor-in-Chief WAO Journal


Stanley Fineman

 Department of Pediatrics
 Emory University School of Medicine
 Atlanta Allergy & Asthma Clinic
 Marietta, GA, USA,

Board Member WAO

Welcome Message from the President of ESPAI

Online Registeration and Submission of Abstract

Download  the Registration  And  Abstract  Forms

For general information, information for poster presenters and registration fee, go to the scientific activities page.


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Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis:
WAO Online Lecture Series

Module 1: The underlying mechanisms of the United Airway concept

Module 2: The impact of allergic rhinitis on asthma

Module 3: How to manage asthmatic patients with allergic rhinitis

Module 4: Management of acetylsalicylic acid (ASA)-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) and nasal polyposis

Go to the media library

    Useful links for the practicing allergist

WAO White Book

Editors: Prof. Ruby Pawankar, Stephen T. Holgate, G. Walter Canonica, Richard F. Lockey.

Executive Summary also available.



WAO Online Learning Modules with CME - NEW!
Allergic Rhinitis with Asthma in Children
Management of Asthma with Co-morbid Allergic Rhinitis in Children

Access the modules

Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) guidelines

Click here


For Patients and Physicians:

إرشادات و معلومات للمرضى والأطباء باللغة العربية

ارشادات عن مرض الأيدز

Information about Pediatric HIV infection (in Arabic)



       ESPAI’s Suggestions To improve the quality of life of allergic individuals

Read and download Current and Past issues of

The Egyptian Journal of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology


Table of Contents of the Curent issue: Volume 12 Number 2 - October 2014




Editor-in-Chief, Yehia M El-Gamal.

Review article

Pathophysiology of immune thrombocytopenic purpura: a bird’s-eye view.
Amira Abdel Moneam Adly.
 E gypt J Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2014; 12((2):49-61

Original articles

Renal expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in lupus nephritis
in the pediatric age group.
Yehia El-Gamal, Shereen El-Sayed, Naglaa Ahmed, Marwa Abbas.

  Egypt J Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2014; 12(2):63-70

Expression and diagnostic utility of anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide
antibodies in juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Ashraf Sayed, Mohamed Afify, Abdu El Laban

  Egypt J Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2014; 12(2):71-76


Test yourself in ITP
Hanan Abd El Lateef
 Egypt J Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2014; 12(2):77.



Allergy-immunology glossary

Zeinab El-Sayed.

Egypt J Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2014; 12(2):78. 

Selections from International Journals

Selections from International Journals

Nahla Heshmat.

Egypt J Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2014; 12(2):79-80.

Calendar of events

Calendar of Events

Shereen M. Reda.

Egypt J Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2014; 12(2):81.

January 2015
Volume 8
Alessandro Fiocchi, MD
Erika Jensen-Jarolim, MD
Deputy Editor


A novel rapid (20-minute) IL-6 release assay using blood mononuclear cells of patients with various clinical forms of drug induced skin injuries
Baló-Banga JM, Schweitzer K, Lakatos S, and Sipka S
Full Text


Omalizumab vs. placebo in the management of chronic idiopathic urticaria: a systematic review
Carrillo DC, Sanchez Borges M, Garcia E, Egea E, and Serrano CD
Full Text

Vitamin D, allergies and asthma: focus on pediatric patients
Giustina AD, Landi M, Bellini F, Bosoni M, Ferrante G, Onorari M, Travaglini A, Pingitore G, Passalacqua G, Tripodi S
Full Text

Oral and sublingual immunotherapy for food allergy
Le UH and Burks W
United States
Full Text

Anti-IL5 therapy for asthma and beyond
Mukherjee M, Sehmi R, and Nair P
Full Text


World Allergy Organization Guidelines for the Assessment
and Management of Anaphylaxis

World Allergy Organization anaphylaxis guidelines:

Arabic Translation of


WAO Journal Reviews
January 2015
Vol 12, Issue 1


WAO Book Review
January 2015

Vol 12, Issue 1


WAO Journal Reviews
December 2014
Vol 11, Issue 12


WAO Book Review
December 2014

Vol 11, Issue 12

WAO Journal Reviews
February 2015
Vol 12, Issue


WAO Book Review
February 2015

Vol 12, Issue 2

معلومات باللغة العربية لممارسي الحساسية من الأطباء:

  - مراجعة المجلات الطبية

- مراجعة كتب الحساسية

- تقارير تفاعلية لحالات مرضية

   Go to the past issues of the Arabic translation of WAO news and notes

What is an allergist? 

  أقرأ عن

متطلبات الكفاءة في مجال الحساسية لدى الأطباء

عن مجلة المنظمة العالمية للحساسية- عدد فبراير 2008 الصفحات من 42 إلى 46



ESPAI was founded in May 2002 as the first society concerned with pediatric allergy and immunology in Egypt.  The start was in Cairo but its activities are expanding to span the whole country.


    Mission Statement

ESPAI is a non-profit society dedicated to the advancement of pediatric allergy and  immunology by promoting education, stimulating research, and encouraging exchange of knowledge and cooperation with other medical societies and those engaged in the field, with the ultimate goal of improving medical care to patients.



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- Childhood

 Bronchial Asthma

- Childhood SLE,


- Therapy of childhood hypertension   

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Last updated Mar 25th, 2015.