Author - Reema Parmar

Invitation to Complete Survey to Contribute to Referral for Kidney Transplantation Study

The Transplantation Society (TTS) and the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) referral for kidney transplantation working group is conducting a survey to examine global patterns in referral of advanced chronic kidney disease patients (pre-dialysis or on-dialysis) for kidney transplantation. Take the survey now The survey aims to compare referral practices across countries and identify barriers to...

ASN-ERA-ISN Joint Statement: International Consensus Statement Published in Nature Reviews Nephrology Calls for Urgent Action to Address Chronic Kidney Disease on the Global Public Health Agenda

[Brussels, Belgium, April 4, 2024] – On April 3, 2024, Nature Reviews Nephrology published a landmark international consensus statement titled “Chronic Kidney Disease and the Global Public Health Agenda: An International Consensus.” Authored by a coalition of leading experts, stakeholders, and nephrology societies, the publication highlights critical policy, advocacy, and implementation needs to alleviate the growing burden of...

ISN Advocacy Newsletter – Bridging the Gaps – March 2024

ISN's Latest Advocacy Initiatives: Global Kidney Policy Forum at WCN'24, Share WKD Triumphs, Read The Lancet Global Health Publications & More Welcome valued members and allies to Bridging the Gaps, the ISN's quarterly update on how we advocate and collaborate with partners and those living with kidney disease to address this critical global health challenge.   The...

Notice of ISN General Assembly Meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina During WCN’24; Please Register by April 9, 2024, in Order to Attend

I am pleased to notify you that the ISN General Assembly meeting will take place in person in Buenos Aires, Argentina during the ISN World Congress of Nephrology (April 13-16, 2024), as follows: 07:45 - 08:45 a.m. ART (Argentina time) Please arrive by 7:30 a.m., so we can ensure the meeting is attended by ISN...

ISN’s “An Update on the Global Disparities in Kidney Disease Burden and Care Across World Countries and Regions” Published Now in The Lancet Global Health

Read the latest 2023 ISN Global Kidney Health Atlas article published in The Lancet Global Health: "An Update on the Global Disparities in Kidney Disease Burden and Care Across World Countries and Regions." Don't miss The Lancet Global Health editorial, on this article by Michel Jadoul et al., titled "The Major Global Burden of Chronic...

2023 KI-ISN Early-Career Researcher Award – Apply Now! Extended Deadline: December 22, 2023

Best Basic/Translational and Clinical Science publications in Kidney International® - KI-ISN Early-Career Researcher Award Kidney International® and the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) acknowledge the contribution made by our early-career researchers (ECR) across the globe. We would like to recognize their efforts by selecting the four best original research papers published in Kidney International® (2 basic/translational and...

Your Expertise Matters – Apply to Join ISN Committees and Working Groups for 2024!

Thank you for your interest. The application process closed at 5 pm CEST on Friday, 27 October. We encourage you to keep an eye out and apply for available positions at next year’s call for EOIs/nominations round Several ISN committees and working groups are looking to fill vacancies for positions starting at the World Congress of Nephrology...

ISN Advocacy Newsletter – Bridging the Gaps – September 2023

Explore Findings From the Global Kidney Policy Forum Summary Report and Catch up With Other Developments in Kidney Care Advocacy Dear friends and advocates, Welcome to the latest "Bridging the Gaps update," where we celebrate our progress in advancing kidney care advocacy and collaboration. I am pleased to report that this quarter has been remarkably productive: We launched...

Obituary: Prof. J. Stewart Cameron 1934 – 2023

The ISN is deeply saddened to learn of Professor J. Stewart Cameron's passing. He was a prominent figure in the field of nephrology, serving as a clinical leader, researcher, teacher, and mentor, leaving a lasting impact on countless nephrologists and inspiring a whole generation. Prof. Cameron's tenure as the ISN President from 1993 to 1995...

ISN Members in ISN European Regions: Take the Survey on Management of Migrants with Kidney Disease in Europe

Take the Survey to Investigate the Issues Surrounding the Management of Migrants With Kidney Disease Requiring Chronic Kidney Replacement Therapy in Europe. Contribute your perspective by September 8, 2023 Take the survey More Information About the Survey In recent years, European countries have experienced an influx of migrants with end-stage kidney failure (ESKF) requiring kidney replacement therapy. These...

Learning Among Kidney Care Professionals From all Over the World – My First World Congress of Nephrology

By Mohamed Abdalbary The unique thing about the World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) is that as well as being an elegant scientific gathering with high-end topics in nephrology, it gathers together people involved in kidney care from all over the world. The organizers do a great job of representing different cultures and geographical areas. As an...

Experience the World at WCN’23

By Sourabh Sharma Hello, nephrons! Welcome to the World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) 2023, a unique event that brings together nephrology professionals from around the globe to share knowledge, network, and advance the field of kidney health. The global aspect of the WCN is what makes it such a special experience. Here's why:   Meet colleagues from...

ISN Advocacy Newsletter – Bridging the Gaps – March 2023

Learn About How the ISN is Collaborating to Promote Kidney Care on the Global Health Agenda in "Bridging the Gaps" Welcome members and allies to Bridging the Gaps, the ISN’s quarterly update on how we advocate and collaborate with patients and partners to address the global burden of kidney disease. With the World Health Organization’s (WHO)...

Taking a Break by Attending WCN 23: Vivek Kumar on How the Congress Recharges Him Professionally and Personally

I work in a large tertiary care academic center in North India. In addition to patient care, we have academic responsibilities that involve teaching and training resident doctors and fellows. Like many others, we work in teams. The professional demands of our roles do not differentiate between seasons, months, or times of the day....

“I Expect Attendees to Emerge From This Session With New Perspectives on Ethical Decision-Making” – Dominique Martin on Ethical Practice in Kidney Care at WCN’23 and Current Research on Ethical Issues

Professor Dominique Martin (Australia) will co-chair the "Ethical Practice in Kidney Care - Managing Unexpected Challenges" session on Saturday, April 1, from 11:45 - 12:45.   Professor Martin is a member of the ISN-ASN-ERA joint ethics task force and a professor of health and professionalism at the School of Medicine at Deakin University in Victoria, Australia.   We asked her...

United in Advancing Global Kidney Care – Be there as the Curtain Rises on ISN Collective-Member and Regional Societies on March 27

No congress registration is required to attend these open-access online sessions!*   Explore the full program of the WCN'23 Raising-the-Curtain sessions.  From renal registry data in the Caribbean to the epidemiology of chronic kidney disease in Kazakhstan, via good practices and challenges in kidney care in Slovenia - enjoy three days of presentations from your colleagues around...

Notice of ISN General Assembly Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand During WCN’23; Please Register by March 24, 2023 in Order to Attend

I am pleased to notify you that the ISN General Assembly meeting will take place in Bangkok, Thailand during the ISN World Congress of Nephrology (March 30-April 2, 2023), as follows: Time:   7:15 - 8:15 a.m. ICT             Please arrive by 7:00 am, so we can ensure the meeting is attended...