Advocacy

Discover the Most Innovative 2022 WKD Celebrations

The enthusiasm and innovation of participants engaging in World Kidney Day (WKD) celebrations continue to inspire. Visit the Best Ideas page on the WKD website to find out more on: A group of Kidney Donors Athletes (KDA) who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. The Iranian Society of Nephrology quizzing pedestrians on their kidney knowledge, plus their series of educational videos. The Espace...

ISN Statement on the need to prioritize kidney disease in public health emergency preparedness and response planning at a pre-meeting of the 75th World Health Assembly

As the Covid-19 pandemic had a disproportionate physical, mental and fiscal impact upon the world’s 850 million kidney patients, the International Society of Nephrology welcomes the WHO and its member states efforts in this area. That said, with related mortality continuing to increase yearly and projected to be the 5th leading cause of death by...

GCCH Submission to the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) Digital Platform

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating physical, mental and fiscal impact on the millions of people living with circulatory health conditions. In addition to older age, people living with CVD, stroke, obesity, diabetes, kidney disease, and hypertension are at a particularly greater risk for severe forms of COVID-19 and its consequences. As such, the Global...

Promoting Better Kidney Health Post-Pandemic with the WHO’s Intergovernmental Negotiating Body

The ISN submitted a statement to the World Health Organization’s intergovernmental negotiating body (INB) calling on member states to prioritize ongoing prevention, screening, and treatment for kidney disease in national COVID-19 response and recovery plans in support of global kidney health during pandemics. This statement follows a joint statement submitted by the ISN and the...

ISN Advocacy Newsletter – Bridging the Gaps – March 2022

Bridging the Gaps: Policy Forum to Kidney Emoji - Discover the Latest ISN Advocacy Initiatives to Help Reduce Kidney Diseases & Improve Kidney Care Welcome members and allies to Bridging the Gaps, the ISN’s quarterly update on how we are advocating and collaborating with patients and partners to address the global burden of kidney disease. As a...

World Kidney Day Campaign Reaches New Heights 

World Kidney Day (WKD) took place on March 10. Public and media attention for the WKD 2022 campaign attained notable reach: WKD content reached more than 447 million people on March 10 on Twitter with #worldkidneyday gaining over 172 million impressions The WKD website was viewed almost 125 000 times The official WKD press release was published by 409...

Discover the Latest Edition of the DICG Newsletter

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: DICG content at WCN'22 The ISN Patient Liaison Advisory Group Abstract submission, TTS 2022 The recent DICG webinar held on transplantation issues and the global refugee...