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Mission Statement

To improve kidney health in disadvantaged communities, both in the developing and developed world, including ethnic, socio-economically deprived, and other minority groups that suffer disproportionately from kidney disease and its complications.

Examples of disadvantaged populations include Indigenous peoples such as the Aborigines of Australia, the Maoris of New Zealand, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians of the USA, Pacific Islanders, First Nation Communities of Canada and others, as well as racial and ethnic minorities including peoples of black African descent, the migrant populations of Western Europe and other groups, particularly those living in economically disadvantaged communities.



  • To arrange annual meetings to bring together kidney health care professionals committed to the mission of the group.
  • To advocate for access to renal care for disadvantaged persons suffering from kidney disease.
  • To assist in the early detection and identification of kidney disease in disadvantaged populations
  • To act as a liaison between kidney health care professionals that look after these populations and other ISN-GO (Global Outreach) committees.
  • To promote affordable treatment and management of chronic kidney disease in these populations.
  • To assist in the development of policy that furthers the cause of kidney disease within developing nations and for disadvantaged communities in developed nations.


Global Operations Center

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1210 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 808 04 20
Fax: +32 2 808 4454
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Americas Operations Center

340 North Avenue 3rd Floor
Cranford, NJ 07016-2496, United States
Tel: +1 567 248 9703
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