Welcome / Bienvenue / Benvenuti at VEaA, Swiss Peanut Allergy and Anaphylaxis Association

 

NEW:

 

Some news and information from our side:

GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2020:

Due to the current situation the planned general meeting from April 26th 2020 will be postponed  to autumn. We will provide you with an update when the situation has cleared up. If necessary, we reserve the right to hold the AGM in written form in 2020.

Children's instruction:

Scheduled for May 9, 2020 in Zurich, near Paradeplatz. Please let us know if interested (in case the date needs to be postponed, we will let you know.

Membership Fee 2020 and confirmation of donation for tax declaration:

These were sent out this week; if you do not receive same by end of next week, please let me know and we can resend.

Corona Virus / COVID-19 Resources:

For all of us there are many questions related to our diseases and Corona at the moment, so we have put together some helpful information for you:

Corona and asthma:

  • Recommendations from the Federal Office of Public Health (BAG):

https://foph-coronavirus.ch/ (English)
https://ofsp-coronavirus.ch/ (Français)

For our members: We can help each other if someone needs help with shopping, needs someone to talk to and share. Please feel free to ask for support - Together we are stronger!

We at VEaA are easily available by phone, email or even Facebook.

Please take care, #stayhome and stay healthy!

 

New Alexander book and books available in additional language (Italien):

New book: Alexander and the school bully, and all three books now available in German, French and Italian.

Alexander, the likeable little elephant is allergic to peanuts. Accompany him in various daily situations with these lovely books.

Alexandre le petit éléphant sympathique est allergique aux cacahuètes. Accompagne-le dans ses aventures.

Alessandro l'elefante allergico alle arachidi.

Also, new book (only in German) on food allergies and school - recommendations for heads of schools and teachers, written by Dominique Vining, teacher and mum of a peanut allergic child. Her work was given the aha! Award of aha! Allergiezentrum Schweiz in 2015.

 

Film:

Kyle Dine's new films "Allergy Awareness Video", in English, German, French, and Spanish. Kids are made aware of food allergy facts and facts about anaphylactic reachtions in a wonderful and open manner.

 

Wristbands:

AllerMates Silicone-wristbands for kids. You will find them under "Accessories"; newly available a wristband gluten intolerance / wheat allergy.

 

Continued: Emergency Kit pouches for allergy sufferers in three colours (green, pink and blue), made of Neopren.

 

Space for Epinephrine-Autoinjektors (like EpiPen® or Jext®; however, not the Emerade®) as well as antihistamine drops (like Xyzal®), Cortisone tablets and asthma inhaler (like Symbicort® or Bricanyl® Turbuhaler!

 

Pouches for emergency kit / auto-injectors: safe, compact and handy.

 

Only pouches / no medicine!