Patients Organisations Committee

The EAACI Patients Organisation Committee aims to be the Patients reference body in the field of Allergology, representing patients of all nationalities and promoting patient-centred healthcare in the specialty.

The committee aims to build cross-sector alliances and working collaboratively with EAACI members (like-minded medical and health professionals, academics, and researchers), policy makers, and industry representatives.

The EAACI Patient Organisation Committee (POC) is an initiative of the EAACI Board of Officers.The Committee's first meeting was held in 2011 in Venice, in 2012 the POC held its first official meeting in Geneva, where the first board was nominated and established. The POC is driven by its members which are patient support organizations working at the local, national, regional and international levels.

More information on the EAACI POC

List of member patients organisations

Mary Jane Marchisotto

Carla Jones
United Kingdom

Senior Advisor 
Frans Timmermans
Netherlands (European Anaphylaxis Taskforce/ NEderlands Anafylaxis Netwerk) 

Members at Large 
Maria Said
Australia (Anaphylaxis Australia Inc)

Mark Dixon
New Zealand (Allergy New Zealand)

Lynne Regent
United Kingdom (Anaphylaxis Campaign UK)

Sabine Schnadt
Germany (Deutsche Allergie und Asthma Bund)
The Initial guidance comes from EAACI VP Communications&Membership
EAACI HQ guidance comes from Chiara Hartmann (


Last updated 22 October 2019
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