Obituaries

Carlos E Baena-Cagnani

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h544 (Published 02 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h544
  1. G Walter Canonica, Jean Bousquet

Carlos E Baena-Cagnani had a passion for basing medical practice on evidence and was instrumental in changing the public perception of allergy in Argentina, his home country, and throughout Latin America. For decades, allergic diseases were empirically managed, but Baena-Cagnani recognised early the importance of evidence based medicine and became a member of the executive committees of GINA (Global Initiative for Asthma) and of ARIA (Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact …

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