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

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The 13th International Congress of

the Egyptian Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

ESPAI 2017

April 12-13, 2017

Ramses Hilton Hotel

Granted European CME Credits (ECMEC)

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. Magda El-Seiy

Prof. Alyaa Kotby

Prof. Tharwat Deraz

Prof. Zeinab Awad
Prof. Elham Hossny
Prof. Shereen Reda

Prof. Mahmoud Tarek

Prof. Ihab El-Hakim

Prof. Shereen S. El-Sayed

Prof. Eman Fouda
Dr. Dalia El-Ghoneimy
Dr. Mamdouh El-Araby


Dr Amr El-Mekkawy

Guest Speakers

Prof. Timothy Craig
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and Chief of the Allergy/Immunology Section Pennsylvania State University, USA
Representative of the American College of Allergy Asthma & Immunology

Prof. Mario Sanchez-Borges

Department of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, 
Centro Medico-Docente La Trinidad in Caracas, Venezuela

World Allergy Organization

Prof. Dana Wallace
Florida Center for Allergy & Asthma Care
Chair, Emerging Societies Program

World Allergy Organization

Content Editor, WAO Website

General Information

Information for Poster Presenters

Registration Fees

Download the Registration and Abstract  Forms 

Preliminary Program





An unusual cause of food-induced anaphylaxis in mothers

J. Y. Soh, W. C. Chiang, C. H. Huang, C. K. Woo, I. Ibrahim, K. Heng, A. Pramanick and B. W. Lee.

Is allergic sensitization relevant in severe asthma? Which allergens may be culprits?

Carlo Lombardi, Eleonora Savi, Erminia Ridolo, Giovanni Passalacqua and Giorgio Walter Canonica

View all articles



World Allergy Organization Guidelines for the Assessment
and Management of Anaphylaxis

World Allergy Organization anaphylaxis guidelines:



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


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


The Egyptian Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology (ESPAI) is pleased to announce that Prof. Yehia El-Gamal, president of ESPAI, has received the State Merit Prize in Medicine 2014 which is the highest distinction medical award in Egypt granted by the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology and will be handed to him by the President of Egypt during the next National ٍScience Celebration. 
Prof. El-Gamal founded the Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Unit of Ain Shams University in 1988; it was the first training program in Allergy/Immunology in Egypt and the Arab countries. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Egyptian Journal of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology (ISSN 1687-1642; eISSN: 2314-8934) an open access journal (http://www.jespai.org/)


Read and download Current and Past issues of

The Egyptian Journal of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology


Table of Contents of the curent issue:

Volume 14 Number 2 - October 2016



Patient Education Corner   إرشادات و معلومات للمرضى باللغة العربية

Anaphylaxis - الحساسية المفرطة
Atopic dermatitis حساسية الجلد الإكزيما
Childhood Asthma - الربو الشعبى فى الأطفال
Familial Mediterranean Fever - حمى البحر المتوسط
Food Allergy حساسية الغذاء
HIV infection - العدوى بفيروس نقص المناعة
Kawasaki Disease - مرض كاواساكى
Primary Immunodeficiency - نقص المناعة الوراثى
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - مرض الذئبة الحمراء


Arabic Translation of

WAO Journal Reviews
December 2016
Vol 13, Issue 12

WAO Journal Reviews
November 2016
Vol 13, Issue 11

WAO Book Review
November 2016
Vol 13, Issue 11
WAO Book Review
November 2016
Vol 13, Issue

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



 Useful links for the practicing allergist

Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis:
WAO Online Lecture Series

Go to the media library

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


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.


Pocket guides on:

- Childhood

 Bronchial Asthma

- Childhood SLE,


- Therapy of childhood hypertension   

is available on our

CME page

Instructions to Journal contributors on

Journal page


Designed and edited by  Prof. Zeinab A El-Sayed.

Associate editor Dr. Rasha Hassan.

Last updated Feb 11th, 2017.