Grants

ISN Congratulates its Second Emerging Leaders Cohort

The ISN is delighted to welcome its second cohort of candidates for the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). After reviewing many worthy applications from all 10 ISN regions, the ELP Steering Committee selected 12 successful candidates from 11 countries based on criteria to form a strong, collaborative cohort. Over the course of two years, the cohort will...

Watch Episode Three of the ISN Member Open Mic Series: David Martin Atuhe

ISN members are health professionals from across the globe working to reduce the burden of kidney diseases and provide optimal kidney care for patients. The ISN Member Open Mic series offers ISN members the chance to share their professional experiences with the ISN member community. Watch Episode Three In this latest edition, David Martin Atuhe, from Uganda, currently completing an ISN...

ISN at the Indonesian Society of Nephrology’s 14th National Congress and Annual Scientific Meeting

ISN Past President Vivek Jha presenting his talk at PERNEFRI's Annual Meeting The 14th National Congress & Annual Scientific Meeting of The Indonesian Society of Nephrology (PERNEFRI) took place 4-7 November in Bali, Indonesia. Over 1,500 attendees were present to hear a program comprising 69 speakers, 20 symposia, and six workshops to improve skills in...

Announcing the First Mentorship Pairings from the Program’s Relaunch

Prof. Ahmed Akl, Egypt, mentor, and Dr. Ben Lomatayo, mentee, Kenya, meet for the first time online. Their mentorship will focus on clinical research. Since the ISN Mentorship Program's relaunch in July 2021, 30 mentors and mentees have been selected and matched according to skill sets and training requirements. The ISN congratulates and welcomes all...

Newly Selected ISN Fellows Welcomed in Online Meeting by ISN Program Leaders and Coordinators

Fellowship Program leaders, ISN Program coordinators, and ISN Fellows from different countries get to know each other in a virtual meet-up In October, ISN Fellowship Program Chair Ikechi Okpechi, South Africa, and Deputy Chair Rümeyza Turan Kazancioglu, Turkey, welcomed the latest group of ISN Fellows. This virtual meet-up, the first of its kind within the ISN...

First Interventional Nephrology Scholarship Training in Mexico

Wilder Villca Mamani (right) with his host mentor Dr. Bernardo Moguel Wilder Villca Mamani, from Bolivia, was one of 12 young nephrologists selected earlier this year to participate in the ISN’s new Interventional Nephrology Scholarship Program. The program is designed to give young nephrologists from low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to train in advanced interventional...

Past ISN Fellows Contribute to New Research Article on Kidney Transplantation in LMICs

Five former ISN Fellows have collaborated with ISN member Mohamed Elrggal on the paper “Disparities in Access to Kidney Transplantation in Developing Countries,” now published in the journal Transplantation. Sibel Bek, Ali Shendi, Elliot Tannor, Yannick Nlandu, and Abduzhappar Gaipov contributed to the article, which examines factors implicated in deficiencies in kidney replacement therapy...

Landmark Kidney Transplant Takes Place in Cameroon

Aristide Eric Nono Tomta, Yaoundé General Hospital, Cameroon On November 10, the first living donor kidney transplant was successfully carried out in Central Africa by a team from the Yaoundé General Hospital in Cameroon, collaborating with health professionals from the University Hospital in Yaoundé and the University of Geneva Hospitals in Switzerland. Watch a local news...

Three ISN Fellows Pass Pediatric Nephrology Sub-Specialty Certificate Exams

                     The ISN congratulates Privilage Makanda from Zimbabwe, Thembisile Mosalakatane from Botswana, and Paul Mashanga from Zambia. All three ISN Fellows passed the Pediatric Nephrology Sub-Specialty Certificate exam as part of their fellowship training at Red Cross Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. The...

First Hybrid SYL Course Launched in Latin America

SYL advisor and ALANEPE President Melvin Bonilla welcoming participants to the SYL hybrid course On October 13, 2021, the Saving Young Lives (SYL) project launched the initial component of a hybrid course, offered for the first time, in Latin America. In collaboration with the Latin-American Association of Paediatric Nephrology (ALANEPE), this online educational session on AKI...