Author - Reema Parmar

New! Women and Kidney Ethics: Access Online Talks and Register for a June 28 Online Workshop

Register for "Expert Insights: Ethical Aspects of Kidney Care for Women" here.   The workshop will take place at 3 p.m. CEST on June 28.   Why is this content important?  Several ethical issues may impact the provision of kidney care for women, including gender bias and discrimination, and complex decision-making about pregnancy and reproductive care in the context...

ISN Fellow Vimbayi Lynnet Makanza Admitted to the College of Physicians of South Africa

Vimbayi Makanza from Zimbabwe recently completed an ISN Fellowship in Johannesburg, South Africa, under mentorship from Prof. Graham Paget at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital. While there, she passed the College of Physicians of South Africa Certificate in Nephrology examination.   A few months after her training Vimbayi was inducted into the College of Physicians of...

The ISN Renews Collaboration with CREED to Develop Dialysis Education in Southeast Asia Through ISN Granting Programs

The ISN is pleased to announce that it has signed a new partnership with CREED - Cross-Regional Education & Exchange in Dialysis – an organization that promotes dialysis education in Southeast Asia.  The collaboration is expanding to integrate additional ISN Programs to advance dialysis education, including the CME, Educational Ambassador, Sister Centers, and Interventional Nephrology...

L’ISN Publie la Traduction Française du Cadre pour le Développement de Programmes de Dialyse dans les Régions à Faibles Ressources

Afin que le cadre pour le développement de programmes de dialyse dans les régions à faibles ressources, notamment les régions francophones, soit facilement accessible et utilisable, l’ISN le publie en français. Ce cadre vise à répondre à la prévalence croissante de la maladie rénale chronique (MRC), de l’insuffisance rénale chronique (IRC) dans le monde, et...

The YNC Reports: Keeping PD Relevant in the Developing World, Why and How – the Pakistan Story

By Dr. Ahad Qayyum    Dr. Ahad Qayyum is the co-founder of the PD Academy of Pakistan and is an active member of the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee, ISN Educational Ambassador’s Committee and the ISN South Asian Regional Board.  Many developing nations worldwide experience similar issues of unreliable infrastructure, overpopulation, limited health expenditure, and inefficient use of...

Professor Robyn Langham Receives Recognition from the British Queen

Please join us in congratulating Professor Robyn Langham, who has been honored on the Queen’s Birthday 2022 Honors List for her significant service to renal health research and tertiary medical education.   Professor Langham is a nephrologist, medical researcher, and Head of School, Monash University Rural Health. She has researched fibrosis in human renal disease, contributing...

Building a Statistical Analytical Plan: Look Out for the Next Narrative-based Chapter of the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit

The upcoming narrative-based chapter of the Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) Toolkit will describe descriptive and inferential statistics to help you easily get to grips with building a statistical analytical plan.  The new chapter will be released in July 2022.  This series of narratives is produced by ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit subgroup members based on topics from the ISN-ACT...

ISN’s Involvement in Advancing Kidney Care in Peru Highlighted in Kidney International Reports Paper

Read " Dialysis Vascular Access Training: A Peruvian Experience" here.  Edwin Castillo, ISN Educational Ambassador Committee member, and Tushar Vachharajani, past chair of the ISN Education Working Group, Interventional Nephrology Working Group and North America and Caribbean Regional Board member, have written a joint paper on dialysis vascular access training in Peru, which has been...

Shaping Future Leaders: How is the Second Emerging Leaders Cohort Advancing?

Last month, the 12 members of the second ISN Emerging Leaders cohort began activities on collaborative leadership and problem-solving in global kidney health as part of their two-year participation in the ISN Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). Find out more about the ISN ELP here. Once such activity was a virtual workshop, “Insights Discovery - A...

Review the Abstracts to the ISN Frontiers Meeting on Complement-related Kidney Diseases in the Open-access Kidney International Reports Supplement

Accepted abstracts to the ISN Frontiers Meeting on complement-related kidney diseases have been published in the latest supplement to Kidney International Reports.    Review the open-access abstracts here.  The meeting is being held in Bergamo, Italy, from June 23-25, 2022.