Advocacy

The Pros and Cons of Public-Private Partnerships for Dialysis Services in Low-resource Settings: Join the Webinar on February 9

The webinar, “Pros and Cons of Public-Private Partnerships in Developing Dialysis Services in Resource-limited Settings,” will take place on February 9, 2023, from 2-3 p.m. CET. The webinar is part of the ISN-WHO "Toolkit for Dialysis in Low-resource Settings" and complements the ISN-WHO framework for developing dialysis in low-resource settings. The event is led...

Get Airtime on WKD Social Media Channels and Encourage Others to Participate in World Kidney Day: Share a Short Film on Your 2023 WKD Activity

Take sixty seconds of your time to use the World Kidney Day (WKD) virtual background, poster, or banner as a backdrop to record a short video (no longer than a minute) presenting your planned WKD activity and what the campaign means to you. Send your video to info@worldkidneyday.org. The WKD team has compiled a list of video production tips to...

Catch Up on Recent and Upcoming DICG Activities

Read the current issue of the Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism (DICG) newsletter here. The DICG is a joint initiative of the ISN and The Transplantation Society This edition features: TTS-DICG joint session on "Organ Trade, Trafficking, and Transplant Tourism: Government's and Scientific Societies' Responsibilities” at the "29th International Congress of The Transplant...

ISN Advocacy Newsletter – Bridging the Gaps – December 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. I am writing to you at...

Download World Kidney Day Logo, Visuals, and Call-to-Action; Multiple Languages Available!

The 2023 World Kidney Day (WKD) theme "Kidney Health for All – Preparing for the Unexpected, Supporting the Vulnerable!" and call-to-action are available in Chinese (simple and traditional), French, German, Hindi (coming soon), Italian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Swahili! The WKD logo and WKD 2023 campaign visuals are also available in different languages. Use this...

ISN Patient Liaison Advisory Group Member Discusses Parenthood With Kidney Diseases in the Latest “Nuances in Nephrology” Webinar Series

Fiona Loud, policy director at Kidney Care UK and member of the ISN Patient Liaison Advisory Group, was a key speaker at the ISN webinar, "Nuances in Nephrology: Parenthood With Advanced Kidney Disease or Transplantation," held in October. Liz Lightstone, ISN Executive Committee member whose research focuses on pregnancy in women with kidney disease, joined...

ISN Young Nephrologists Committee Member Appointed to the WHO Youth Council

Members of the WHO Director-General’s Youth Council ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) member, Marina Wainstein, has been selected to serve on the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General’s Youth Council for a term of two years. At the Youth Council, Marina Wainstein will engage with young people from health and non-health backgrounds worldwide to advise the Director-General...

The ISN Makes Recommendations in the Review of Updated Appendix 3 to the WHO Global NCD Action Plan

The ISN has officially submitted its list of comments on the recently published 2nd draft of the updated Appendix 3 to the “Global Action Plan for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) 2013–2030” to the World Health Organization (WHO). Designed to support the implementation of the action plan's six objectives, Appendix 3 outlines...