Advocacy

The ISN Joins the Discussion on Improving Quality of Life During Dialysis at European Roundtable

The ISN was pleased to participate in the hybrid roundtable, ‘Quality of Life in Dialysis Care,’ hosted in Madrid by our partner, the European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA), on , 2022. The event was organized as a follow-up to the European Kidney Patients’ Federation's White Paper on Living Better with CKD (2021) to discuss and...

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...

World Kidney Day 2023 Official Campaign ‘Kidney Health for All’ Launches – Show Your Support: Download and Share the Banners

World Kidney Day (WKD) 2023 will take place on Thursday, March 9. This year's theme is 'Kidney Health for All - Preparing for the unexpected, supporting the vulnerable!' To ensure preparedness and show support, the ISN encourages all to join in raising awareness of the impact disastrous events have on people living with kidney disease. Download and share the WKD...

The ISN Continues to Lobby to Raise Kidney Disease to the Top of the Agenda During Global Week for Action on NCDs

Today marks the start of the Global Week for Action on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), with activities taking place worldwide to raise awareness of the urgent need for increased financing to prevent and treat NCDs and build resilient health systems. With an estimated 41 million deaths yearly, NCDs constitute the leading cause of death and disability...

The 2023 WKD Theme is Out! Share Your Feedback on the 2022 Campaign

The World Kidney Day (WKD) theme for 2023 is: Kidney Health for All - Preparing for the unexpected, supporting the vulnerable!  The 2023 campaign launches in September. Give your feedback on the 2022 WKD campaign! Your feedback helps WKD become an even more powerful platform for raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys. The survey takes only three minutes to...

Patient Advocate Climbs Malaysia’s Highest Mountain to Promote Organ Donation

Mr. Manvir Victor and other kidney transplant recipients at the summit of Mount Kinabalu in Malaysis   Please join us in congratulating Mr. Manvir Victor, immediate past chair of the ISN Patient Liaison Advisory Group, who has recently succeeded in climbing Malaysia’s tallest peak to raise awareness of the importance of organ donation in the country. Mr....

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...

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...

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...