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 History

The Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology & Immunology (APAPARI) is the professional medical specialty organization representing pediatrician, allied health professionals and other physicians in Asia-Pacific region who have special interest in Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Respirology. As the necessities of gathering them grew, the 1st APAPARI(Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology) meeting was held on April 12, 1997 at KAPARD in Seoul, Korea and the meeting for the foundation of APAPARI was hel d on May 13, 1998, at APCACI'98 in Bangkok, Thailand.


 Mission

The mission of the Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology & Immunology is the advancement of the knowledge and practice of pediatric allergy, respirology and immunology for optimal patient care. The APAPARI's goals are to:
  • Improve the quality of patient care in allergy, respirology, and immunology
  • Maintain and advance the diagnostic and therapeutic skills of members and foster their appropriate application
  • Develop and disseminate educational information for members, patients, physicians and health professionals

 Successive generation

Period President Country
The 1st 1998 ~ 2001 Pakit Vichyanond Thailand
The 2nd 2002 Yoji Ikura Japan
The 3rd 2003 ~ 2006 Sang-il Lee Korea
The 4th 2007 ~ 2009 Bee Wah Lee Singapore
The 5th 2009 ~ 2013 Akihiro Morikawa Japan
The 6th 2013 ~ Gary Wong Hong Kong


Please contact us between 9a.m. and 5p.m. at +82 2 445 3654.
You may also e-mail your request to apapari@apapari.org.

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