Chen, Dr. Vichyanond and Dr. Lee discussed the necessities
of gathering of Asian Pediatric Allergists at the
2nd APCACI in Taiwan
for preparing the meeting of Asian Pediatric Allergists
was held on April 12, at KAPARD in Seoul, Korea.
After that, there were two additional meetings in
Seoul, and it was agreed to name the association
APAPARI(Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy,
Respirology and Immunology)
for the foundation of APAPARI was held on May 13,
1998, at APCACI'98 in Bangkok, Thailand. In this
meeting, the name of association and steering committee
were established and Dr. Pakit Vichyanond was elected
the 1st president of APAPARI. Initial
membership included physicians and scientists from
10 countries in the region.
meeting was held on July 26 at 2nd Annual
Congress of the Malaysian Thoracic Society in Kuala
of the APAPARI executive committee was held on October
18, in Sydney, Australia.
Meeting of APAPARI BOARD was held on June 17, in
meeting was held on September 20~22, in Tokyo, Japan
and Dr. Yoji Ikura was elected the 2nd
president of APAPARI in this meeting.
Lee was elected the 3rd President of
||Dr. Bee Wah Lee was elected the 4 th President of
||Dr. Akihiro Morikawa was elected as the 5th President of APAPARI.
||Dr. Gary Wong was elected as the 6th President of APAPARI.