Advocacy

As highlighted in ISN’s mission, ISN strives to bridge the gaps of available care through advocacy and collaborations with our global partners. The ISN Advocacy Working Group thus implements one of the strategic priorities of the International Society of Nephrology.

Advocacy Working Group Members

First NameLast NameRole 
JorgeCerdaChairUSA
ValerieLuyckxDeputy ChairSwitzerland
AdeeraLevinMemberCanada
RobynLanghamMemberAustralia
IfeomaUlasiMemberNigeria
PaulineAbou-JaoudeMemberLebanon
Maria CarlotaGonzalez BedatMemberUruguay
DevikaNairMemberUnited States
Regulo AdolfoValdes MirandaMemberPanama
YewondwossenTadesseMemberEthiopia
OlimkhonSharapovMemberUzbekistan
Muhammad Iqbal AbdulHafidzMemberMalaysia

World Kidney Day (WKD) is a joint initiative of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF).

The mission of World Kidney Day is to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.

World Kidney Day Steering Committee Members

First NameLast NameRoleSecondary Role 
RobynLanghamCo-ChairISNAustralia
KamyarKalantar-ZadehCo-ChairIFKFUnited States
IfeomaUlasiMemberISNNigeria
VassiliosLiakopoulosMemberISNGreece
Li-Li HsiaoMemberISNUnited States
LathaKumaraswamiMemberIFKFIndia
Siu FaiLuiMemberWKD Project DirectorHong Kong
GamalSaadiMemberIFKFEgypt, Arab Republic
AlessandroBalducciMemberIFKFItaly
Paul LaffinMemberWKD Project DirectorUnited Kingdom

The SharE-RR Advisory Group

First nameLast nameRole 
FergusCaskeyChairUniversity of Bristol
MariaPippiasMemberUniversity of Bristol
StephenMcDonaldMemberANZDATA
KittyJagerMemberERA-EDTA
RazeenDavidsMemberSARR/AFRAN RR
Carlota GonzálezBedatMemberSLANH
Guillermo RosaDiezMemberSLANH
IkutoMasakaneMemberJRDR
NorioHanafusaMemberJRDR
KirstenJohansenMemberUSRDS
JamesWetmoreMemberUSRDS