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Don’t miss the GO activities at WCN 2013

The Global Outreach team will organize a GO poster session and workshop as well as a GO regional session at the upcoming World Congress of Nephrology. The GO Poster session will take place on Saturday June 1st from 3.15pm to 5.00pm in the Hong Kong Convention Center at the back of the exhibition hall, behind the GO Gallery....

Reminder ISN TTS Sister Transplant Center Program deadline: April 15, 2013

ISN Grant Programs are happy to announce the launch of the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center Program. Applications are now open for this new joint partnership between ISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS). Following the success of the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Sister Renal Center Program, this initiative encourages transplant centers to work together to increase...

BTS/RA congress in UK and CME in Egypt

The weather contrasts continue to challenge me as I decide what I need in the suitcase for the next trip. The UK Renal Association meeting on the wintry south coast of England, and then a CME in Upper Egypt, complete with two incredibly hot (for a Brit) days and a sandstorm! The UK Renal Association...

Reminder ISN TTS Sister Transplant Center Program deadline: April 15, 2013

ISN and the ISN Global Outreach Programs are happy to announce the launch of the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center Program. Applications are now open for this new joint partnership between ISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS). CLICK HERE for more details. Following the success of the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Sister Renal Center Program, this initiative encourages...

Cameroon welcomes Educational Ambassador for interventional nephrology course

Being an ISN Educational Ambassador is a rewarding experience for ISN members and local doctors in developing countries. Participants feel they are sharing what they know while contributing to change in nephrology. "It was great to watch residents carry out ultrasounds on their own patients at the end of the course," says Charles O'Neill...

Mark your calendar: ISN GO Fellowship Program deadline June 15, 2013

Applications are now open for the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Fellowship Program. You can submit your candidacy before June 15, 2013. For more information, CLICK HERE. The ISN GO Fellowship program provides relevant and contemporary nephrological training to physicians from emerging countries, with the ultimate goal of improving the standards for fellows in their home country...

Cameroon welcomes Educational Ambassador for interventional nephrology course

Being an ISN Educational Ambassador is a rewarding experience for ISN members and local doctors in developing countries. Participants feel they are sharing what they know while contributing to change in nephrology. "It was great to watch residents carry out ultrasounds on their own patients at the end of the course," says Charles O'Neill...

First Indian Pediatric Dialysis Training Course and AKI Seminar

Last year saw the ISN organize the first Indian Pediatric Dialysis Training course in collaboration with the Medicity Hospital in Gurgaon, Haryana, India. Over two days, delegates from all over India joined the discussions. They were also accompanied by participants from Kuwait and the Royal Hospital in Oman The course included workshops on Acute Kidney...

Back to cooler temperatures – returning from AFRAN Congress in Ghana

An ISN Blog Entry penned by 2011-2013 ISN President John Feehally. Another of those temperature changes which I have got used to as ISN President. It was 3C° when I left home in England and 30 degrees warmer when I  arrived in Accra, Ghana  for the biennial  AFRAN (African Association of Nephrology) Congress, February...

Recent CME in Chennai calls for more courses in the future

This January, the Madras Medical Mission in Chennai was the location for an ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) course on nephropathology. Local consultant pathologist Anila Abraham Kurien spoke at the sessions alongside Patrick Donovan Walker, Director of NephroPath in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. She explains: "The CME covered the recent advances in nephropathology and was...

ISN and TTS join forces to launch Sister Transplant Center Program

ISN and the ISN Global Outreach Programs are happy to announce the launch of the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center Program. Applications are now open for this new joint partnership between ISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS). CLICK HERE for more details. Following the success of the ISN Sister Renal Center Program, this initiative encourages transplant centers to...