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ISN Advocacy Newsletter – Bridging the Gaps – September 2022

Bringing Global Kidney Health to the Forefront: ISN Advocacy Update on WHO collaborations; WKD; Dialysis Roundtable; Patient Advocacy, and More 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. While kidney disease's mortality rate continues...

Apply for Leadership Opportunities in ISN Committees and Working Groups – Deadline Now Friday, September 30

The ISN is calling for expressions of interest or nominations for leadership positions on committees and working groups starting at the World Congress of Nephrology 2023. Take the lead in steering ISN initiatives in your field of interest. Apply for leadership positions by Friday, September 30: Advocacy Working Group, Deputy Chair Core Programs Committee, Deputy Chair Clinical Research Program...

Nominations Deadline Now September 7, 2022 – Nominate, or be Nominated as, the Next ISN President-Elect or a Regional Board Deputy Chair/Councilor

Nominate the next ISN President-Elect & 10 Regional Board Deputy Chairs/Councilors NOMINATIONS DEADLINE NOW: SEPTEMBER 7, 2022 Nominate, or be nominated as, a candidate for 2023-25: ISN President-Elect (1 vacancy), or ISN Regional Board Deputy Chair/Councilor (1 vacancy in each of the 10 ISN regions) The next ISN leadership election for ISN President-Elect and Regional Board Deputy Chairs/Councilors in all...

Former ISN Fellow Sets Up First Peritoneal Dialysis Center in Pakistan – Get Inspired by His Account and Apply to the ISN Fellowship Program!

Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Riaz, Ali Fatima Hospital/Abu Umara Medical & Dental College, Lahore, Pakistan. I am a nephrologist from Lahore, Pakistan – an LMIC country according to the World Bank. Universal health insurance has only recently been launched in some provinces in Pakistan, revolutionizing the health system. Before that, access to health care was a...

Sister Renal Center Trio Partnership Graduates: How Did They Improve Kidney Care in Egypt?

Emerging Center: Menoufia Nephrology Department, Menoufia University, Egypt. Liaison Officer, Mahmoud Emara Supporting Center: Nephrology Department, Damanhour Medical National Institute, Egypt. Liaison Officer, Dr. Zaghloul Gouda Mentoring Institution: Sheffield Kidney Institute, United Kingdom. Liaison Officer, Professor Ahmed Halawa Dr. Zaghloul Gouda (Damanhour) and Prof. Mahmoud Emara (Menoufia) during the Damanhour Interventional Nephrology Workshop supported by the ISN...

ISN Membership: Half Year. Half Price. Full Benefits

As part of the ISN’s 2021-2022 transition to a fixed calendar renewal cycle, those renewing their ISN Membership today will renew from now until December 31.   For this reason, these individuals are also eligible to apply a 50% discount by using code SAVE50ISN.    The many benefits of being an ISN member include access to:   Renowned ISN...

ISN Advocacy Newsletter – Bridging the Gaps – June 2022

Discover the Latest ISN Advocacy Initiatives in 'Bridging the Gaps': ISN participation at the 75th World Health Assembly, and More 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. I am writing to you at the...

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...