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Webinar: Your questions answered on introducing allergens to babies during COVID-19
May 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Join us for a Q/A webinar on introducing allergens to babies during COVID-19, and beyond with the co-authors of the Canadian Paediatric Society’s practice point on the introduction of allergenic foods.
Here are the details:
What is the webinar about: Canadian paediatric allergists Dr. Elissa Abrams and Dr. Edmond Chan will answer your top questions on introducing food allergens during this pandemic, what to watch for in terms of allergic reactions, and how to treat reactions if they happen. Submit your questions in advance!
Who is presenting: Dr. Elissa Abrams who is a Canadian paediatric allergist, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Paediatrics, Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the University of Manitoba, and a co-author of the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) practice point on the introduction of allergenic foods. She is Vice Chair of the Anaphylaxis and Food Allergy Section of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, and President of the Allergy Section of the CPS. She is also a member of the Healthcare Advisory Board for Food Allergy Canada.
Dr. Edmond Chan who is a Canadian pediatric allergist, a UBC Clinical Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Allergy & Immunology in the Department of Pediatrics at BC Children’s Hospital, and a co-author of the Canadian Paediatric Society practice point on the introduction of allergenic foods. He is on the Board of directors of the Canadian Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology (CSACI), and on the Executive of the Allergy Section of the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS). He is also a member of the Healthcare Advisory Board for Food Allergy Canada and steering committee for the National Food Allergy Action Plan.
When is the webinar: Thursday May 7th, 2020 from 1pm-2pm EDT
Who should attend: Anyone with an interest in the early introduction of allergens to babies.
Prior to attending the webinar: If you are a parent, please watch the recording of Dr. Abrams’ previous webinar outlining the research behind the new guidance so you have a better understanding of it. If you are a healthcare professional, please watch the recording of Dr. Chan’s previous webinar.
Please also download a copy of the FAQs on early introduction.
With this webinar, you’ll hear from the experts on the early introduction guidance as they answer your top questions. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from Dr. Chan and Dr. Abrams live!