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ISN President Calls for the Protection of Dialysis Patients in Myanmar

The ISN President wrote to the WHO Director-General to highlight the catastrophic impact of the ongoing civil unrest in Myanmar, and the brutal military response, upon the country’s ~ 2000 dialysis patients, and to call for the WHO’s support in convincing the Myanmar military to minimize disruption to this vital healthcare treatment. Dialysis Patients in...

ISN President Writes to WHO Member States to Highlight the Links between Kidney Disease and Diabetes

The ISN President, Professor Vivekanand Jha, wrote to over 70 WHO Member States ahead of the launch of the WHO's Global Diabetes Compact on April 14. Professor Jha flagged that diabetes is the leading cause of end-stage kidney failure globally, and highlighted the importance of collaborative working to tackle the sourge of diabetes and,...

Statement by the International Society of Nephrology and the Global Coalition for Circulatory Health on the EU-led Draft Resolution on Strengthening WHO Preparedness for and Response to Health Emergencies

74th World Health Assembly Statement on the EU-led Draft Resolution on Strengthening WHO Preparedness for and Response to Health Emergencies As Members of the Global Coalition for Circulatory Health, The International Diabetes Federation, The International Society for Nephrology, The World Heart Federation and The World Stroke Organization thank you for the opportunity to provide inputs on...

Statement by the Global Coalition for Circulatory Health supported by the International Society for Nephrology at the WHO 148th Executive Board

World Health Organization Executive Board 148th Session Agenda Item 6: Political declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases Oral Health As Members of the Global Coalition for Circulatory Health, the World Heart Federation, International Diabetes Federation, International Society for Nephrology, and World Stroke Organization thank you...