Helping children with chronic illness and disability live their best lives
The Kids to Adults: Chronic Illness Alliance (K2A Alliance) is an Australian network of researchers, clinicians and advocates with a shared vision: to improve the clinical care and quality of life of children, adolescents and young adults living with a chronic illness or disability.
DID YOU KNOW?
More than 1.2 million Australian children live with chronic illness. These children and their families face many problems every day - poor physical health and school achievement, disrupted social networks, significant distress and financial toxicity.
What our Alliance will achieve
New research driven by children and families
Reduced burden and variance in care
Cost-effective models of care to improve outcomes
Children who achieving their academic potential
Resilient and well-informed families
Active and engaged government and policy partners
WHO we are
The K2A Alliance brings together more than 20 world leading researchers and clinicians from Australia’s child health research community.