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Expanding Skills and Knowledge in Key Areas of Kidney Care: Access Three New ISN Implementation Toolkits

As part of the ISN-WHO 2021-2023 collaboration plan, the ISN is pleased to announce the release of three new implementation toolkits.

The ISN thanks all experts involved for their outstanding contributions.

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Toolkit

The toolkit facilitates AKI detection, management, and prevention, integrating key strategies highlighted in the ISN 0by25 initiative.

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The toolkit was developed by the ISN AKI Toolkit Working GroupRahul Chanchlani, Robert Kalyesubula, Vivek Kumar, and Eranga Wijewickrama – under the leadership of Rolando Claure-Del Granado, and support from Jorge Cerda, Etienne Macedo, and Andrew Lewington.

Dialysis Toolkit

This toolkit complements the ISN Framework for Developing Dialysis Programs in Low-Resource Settings, incorporating the patient perspective. It provides additional resources on different aspects of kidney failure care, including modalities, provider models, conservative care, person-centered plans, and ethical considerations.

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The toolkit was developed by the ISN Dialysis Toolkit Working Group – Simon Davies, Brett Cullis, Ana Elizabeth Figueiredo, Arpana Iyengar, Valerie Luyckx, Abdou Niang, Henriette Tyse Nygård, Jordan Parsons, Irma Tchokhonelidze, and Tushar Vachharajani.

Sharing Expertise to Support the Set-up of Renal Registries (SharE-RR) Toolkit

Renal registries provide valuable data for service planning, research, and advocacy purposes but require considerable resources and infrastructure.

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Aimed at nephrologists and public health officials, the toolkit outlines strategies to establish and maintain renal registries, providing an overview of all necessary steps and considerations with adaptations for low- and middle-income countries.

The ISN SharE-RR Advisory Committee developed the toolkit under the leadership of Fergus Caskey and Maria Pippias.

Access all ISN Toolkits here

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