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Help Secure the Prioritization of Dialysis Patients in National COVID-19 Vaccination Programs

Following British colleagues’ recent success in convincing the UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) to urgently amend its prioritization schedule and aim to vaccinate all adult dialyis patients by mid-February 2021, and our Italian colleagues’ success in convincing their national authorities to prioritize Chronic Kidney Disease patients in the Italian Vaccination Plan,...

The second in the series, “NEPHRO-CONNECT,” a case-based discussion

After a well-received and successful first online learning session, the South Asia Regional Board will host the second in the series, “NEPHRO-CONNECT,” a case-based discussion. See brochure for information on the program and registration The second in the series, “NEPHRO-CONNECT,” a case-based discussion Click here to register Download Brochure

Support the ISN-Schrier fellowship fund

Prof. Schrier served in ISN leadership for more than twenty years. He was elected to the ISN Council in 1978. From 1981 - 1991, he served as Treasurer. He then led ISN as President-Elect in 1991, up until he was announced as ISN President from 1995 to 1997. Prof. Schrier remained an active supporter...

Statement by the International Society of Nephrology on Social Determinants of Health at the WHO 148th Executive Board

Honorable chair, distinguished delegates, The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) urges the WHO and member states to accelerate action to tackle the social determinants of health. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the highest risk comorbidity for severity of illness and death from COVID-191, and disproportionately affects the poor and disenfranchised. The social gradient impacts outcomes...

Statement by the International Diabetes Federation, supported by the Global Coalition for Circulatory Health and the NCD Alliance

Honorable chair, distinguished delegates, This statement is delivered on behalf of the International Diabetes Federation, the International Society of Nephrology, the World Heart Federation, the World Stroke Organization and the NCD Alliance. Circulatory diseases are the world’s number one cause of disability and mortality. Every year, diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease and stroke are responsible for...

Statement by the International Society of Nephrology on Oral Health at the WHO 148th Executive Board

Honorable chair, distinguished delegates, The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) welcomes the Director General’s report and supports its recommendations on how to achieve better oral health as part of the universal health coverage and noncommunicable disease agendas. Globally, more than 3.5 billion people suffer from oral diseases which disproportionally affect marginalized populations and those from a...

2020: A Year to Reflect on and Commemorate Sixty Years of Advancing Kidney Health Worldwide

Initiatives to mark the ISN’s 60th anniversary took place throughout the year. In January, two new series focusing on influential research papers were launched. The Insight newsletter presented Kidney International’s “Milestones in Nephrology” series, a monthly highlighting of five influential papers on critical topics in nephrology over the last few decades. The Breakthrough articles, developed...

Working Together for a Better Future: Thank you to Supporters, Partners, and Sponsors

The ISN appreciates all its sponsors and partners for supporting the ISN mission of advancing kidney health worldwide through education, grants, research, and advocacy. We are grateful for the enduring support of many of our sponsors and partners over many years, welcome new sponsors during 2020, and look forward to continuing our work together...