Author - Reema Parmar

World Kidney Day 2020 Impact Report: Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere – from Prevention to Detection and Equitable Access to Care

A press conference takes place in Honduras as part of the WKD 2020 campaign World Kidney Day (WKD) has released its Impact Report from the WKD 2020 Campaign which highlighted the importance of lifestyle interventions to prevent kidney diseases. On March 12, 2020, over 1200 WKD activities in almost 100 countries raised awareness of accessible approaches toward kidney health. Diverse regional...

Access and Present Region-specific Slides based on the ISN Global Kidney Health Atlas (GKHA) 2019

The ISN Global Kidney Health Atlas team has prepared summary slides of the ISN GKHA 2019 focusing on each ISN region individually. ISN invites members to share the results from their region with colleagues and key stakeholders to support discussions on and advocate for kidney health care with relevant national and regional health/policy/education officials. The new material contains...

ISN and the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology Celebrate 10 years of Collaboration

Nephrologists in Nepal take part in a training course as part of the ISN Kidney Care Network Program in collaboration with APSN The ISN and the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN) have sustained a successful collaboration over the last decade working together to advance nephrology in the Asia-Pacific region, notably through the ISN Fellowship, Sister Renal Centers (SRC), Clinical...

COVID-19: Dispatches from the Frontlines

The ISN Social Media Team interviewed nephrologists from the US on coronavirus-related concerns and challenges in patient care; and nephrologists from the Netherlands on AKI in patients with severe COVID19 infections as well as the impact of the virus on kidney transplantation. Read first-hand accounts on the impact of the novel coronavirus on local communities...

Global Trials

Every month the ISN-ACT Team lists interesting new randomized controlled trials from around the world. Highlights: Keeping it simple with restriction: fluid restriction as good as diuretics and oral salt for SIAD Deciding HDF or HD: nothing to lose sleep over See the latest trials here.

ISN Fellows Collaborate on Research Project exploring Transplantation Access Patterns

At the World Congress of Nephrology 2017 in Mexico, ISN Fellows from around the world created a WhatsApp group to share experience and progress. Dr. Mohammed Elrggal, from the Nephrology Department at the Kidney and Urology Center in Alexandria, Egypt, initiated a collaborative research project exploring AKI practice patterns in all the Fellows’ home countries. The study...

ISN CME Program Contributes to Meeting Targeting Kidney Health in the Caribbean

The 12th Annual International Conference on Nephrology & Hypertension was organized by the Caribbean Institute of Nephrology, in Kingston, Jamaica, in January 2020. The conference, themed “Targeting Together Caribbean Kidney Issues,” was coordinated by Dr. Everard Barton from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica. Through its Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program, the ISN supported two speakers...