aha! Swiss Allergy Centre, a centre of excellence in the areas of allergy, skin, asthma and intolerance, offers information, advice and training courses to sufferers, but also to businesses, training centres, authorities, associations and other groups and it runs prevention and information campaigns.
aha! Swiss Allergy Centre is a non-profit foundation that is active throughout Switzerland, recognized by ZEWO and ISO-certified. We are the centre of excellence in the allergy field and focus on the reactions of the airways, digestive system and skin to environmental irritants. We have a visible public presence as the Swiss Allergy Centre and we are an independent contact point for sufferers and carers, but also for other interested groups such as the media, companies, training centres, politics, authorities and associations. The services we offer range from advising individuals and training courses through to prevention projects and campaigns for the population at large. These offerings are made possible by our widespread network and close cooperation with leading experts and professional bodies in the relevant spheres.
aha! Swiss Allergy Centre works for the good of allergy sufferers and their families. We ensure that relevant, up-to-date and sound knowledge is available at all times to interested groups and largely free of charge to those affected. It is our goal to help people with allergies towards a better quality of life through professional and expert support.
aha! Swiss Allergy Centre offers sufferers, carers and other groups the following services:
aha! Swiss Allergy Centre supports the health and quality of life of allergy sufferers, their families and potential sufferers and promotes preventive action by a wide diversity of players. In cooperation with our partners, we campaign for high-quality, broadly accessible services: primary prevention with the focus on living conditions and lifestyle; secondary prevention by improving skills and increasingly by supporting triage, diagnosis and therapy. Aided by modern quality development, we strive for best professional practice.
We ensure that relevant, up-to-date and well-founded knowledge as well as relevant offerings are available at all times to interested groups and largely free of charge to those affected. aha! Swiss Allergy Centre offers the following services:
ha! Swiss Allergy Centre was set up in 2000 in the form of a tax-exempt foundation as a successor to the self-help association DAS BAND which had been active since 1935. aha! Swiss Allergy Centre performs an important function for three million allergy and intolerance sufferers in Switzerland and ultimately for the whole population through its preventive work. It is essential to ensure that the foundation can perform this function in the long term. Our services are largely free of charge to those affected and are financed as follows:
Companies, training centres, authorities and associations provide reimbursement for our services at market rates. In addition, we generate capital for the foundation through a market-oriented affiliated company, Service Allergie Suisse SA. These revenues fully benefit the Foundation aha! Swiss Allergy Centre and help us to fulfil the purpose of the foundation in a sustained way.
The foundation is doubly certified: ZEWO certification acts as a guarantee of transparent, targeted use of donated funds. Certification in accordance with ISO 9001 attests that working procedures and processes conform to international quality management standards.
aha! Swiss Allergy Centre works according to the following values and principles:
aha! Swiss Allergy Centre defines its commitment based on the following principles: