Sister Renal Centers

“A Boost to Developing Peritoneal Dialysis in Bangladesh”: ISN Granting Programs Support Hands-on Training and Scientific Meeting in Bangladesh

Dr. Stanley Fan presents a training session to staff at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital in Dhaka ISN Granting Programs complement each other to connect experts and support the development of healthcare centers in low-resource settings, as demonstrated by recent ISN initiatives in Bangladesh. The ISN Educational Ambassadors Program (EAP) supported Educational Ambassadors Dr. Stanley...

Team of ISN Educational Ambassadors Provide Week-long Training in Sister Renal Center in Romania

Staff from the Cohen Children’s Medical Center, New York, and the Mari Curie Pediatric Clinical Emergency Center (MCPCE) in Bucharest during the ISN Educational Ambassador's visit to Romania in September A team of five ISN Educational Ambassadors from the Cohen Children’s Medical Center (Northwell Health), New York, USA, traveled to Romania in October to spend...

The ISN Sister Renal Centers Partnerships Share Achievements and Challenges in Virtual Networking Workshops

  Participants at the SRC virtual networking workshops, sessions 1 and 2, chaired by Rukshana Shroff – deputy chair of the SRC Program Committee, and Chih-Wei Yang – chair of the SRC Program Committee Seventy participants from around the world took part in workshops organized by the ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program Committee in...

Join Webinar Sessions to Meet Sister Centers Programs Leaders and Get Tips On Applying to the Program

The Sister Centers Programs partner kidney and transplant  centers in low-resource countries with established centers so they can benefit from educational support and collaborate to improve kidney care. Leaders of the ISN Sister Renal Centers Program, ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers Program, and the ISN Program staff will host two upcoming webinar sessions* to answer your...

Sister Renal Center Trio Partnership Graduates: How Did They Improve Kidney Care in Egypt?

Emerging Center: Menoufia Nephrology Department, Menoufia University, Egypt. Liaison Officer, Mahmoud Emara Supporting Center: Nephrology Department, Damanhour Medical National Institute, Egypt. Liaison Officer, Dr. Zaghloul Gouda Mentoring Institution: Sheffield Kidney Institute, United Kingdom. Liaison Officer, Professor Ahmed Halawa Dr. Zaghloul Gouda (Damanhour) and Prof. Mahmoud Emara (Menoufia) during the Damanhour Interventional Nephrology Workshop supported by the ISN...

Improved Kidney Biopsy and CKD Treatment in Vietnam Through the ISN Sister Renal Centers Program

A Vietnamese nurse surveys endotoxins in dialysate in the hemodialysis unit at BMH The Bach Mai Hospital (BMH) in Vietnam received training and guidance from the National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM) in Japan during their six-year collaboration through the ISN Sister Renal Centers Program and has now graduated from the program. Dr....

Six Years of Collaboration on ISN-TTS-STC Program Help Transforms Kidney Transplant Facilities in India

Thanks to generous and dedicated support from the Bambino Gesu Children's Hospital in Italy, the St. John's Medical College and Hospital in India has now graduated from the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers (STC) Program after completing a fulfilling six-year journey. The long-term goals of the collaboration were to optimize transplant outcomes and develop a sustainable...

Announcing the Winner of the 2022 Schrier Award

Healthcare professionals from the Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Belarus, and the Universitatsklinikum Charité, Germany involved in the ISN SRC Program The ISN is pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Schrier Award, which recognizes the most deserving partnership from recently graduated ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program and ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers...

The ISN Welcomes Six Newly-Formed Partnerships into the ISN Sister Renal Centers Program  

The SRC Committee is pleased to announce that six new partnerships have been accepted into the Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program. The partnerships were selected based on the potential to support the emerging center to become a center of reference for kidney health in the region:  Sri Lanka-United Kingdom: University Medical Unit, Colombo, Dr. Eranga...

October Deadlines to Apply to ISN Sister Centers Granting Programs

The ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program and the Sister Transplant Centers (STC) Program, a joint initiative from the ISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS), help create global partnerships between health centers to improve treatment and outcomes for kidney disease and kidney transplant patients in low-resource settings. Apply to ISN Sister Centers Granting Program here:...