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Join the ISN at the 76th World Health Assembly and Register for the ISN-Devex Event on Accelerating Action on Kidney Disease

The in-person event, “From Neglected NCD to Priority: Accelerating Action on Kidney Disease,” will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 9-10 a.m. CEST on May 24, 2023, to coincide with the 76th World Health Assembly.

Find out more and register here.

The event, organized by the ISN in partnership with Devex, will focus on:

  • The need for urgent global attention to address inequalities in treating and preventing kidney disease
  • Accelerating action and investment for kidney disease in low- and middle-income countries
  • Solutions to strengthen health systems and how effective kidney disease care contributes directly towards the WHO’s sustainable development goals

Speakers include:

  • Vivek Jha (India) ISN past president, executive director, George Institute for Global Health India
  • Helen McGuire (Canada), global program leader for noncommunicable diseases, PATH
  • Slim Slama (Switzerland), unit head, NCD management, World Health Organization
  • Joab Wako (Kenya), chair of ISN’s Patient Liaison Advisory Group
  • John H. Amuasi (Ghana), co-chair, The Lancet One Health Commission (to be confirmed)
  • Lia Tadesse Gebremedhin (Ethiopia), Minister of Health, Ethiopia
  • Titu Miah (Bangladesh), Director general, Directorate General of Medical Education, Bangladesh Ministry of Health

We look forward to seeing you there!

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