Sister Transplant Centers

Ten Days Left to Apply to the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers Program

Apply to the Sister Transplant Centers (STC) Program here. The deadline is October 15, 2021. The Sister Transplant Centers (STC) Program, a joint initiative of the ISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS), fosters global partnerships between health centers to improve treatment and outcomes for kidney transplant patients in low-resource settings. A sister center partnership set up...

Sister Renal Centers Trio Experience

Emerging Institution: Susana López de Valencia, Colombia; Supporting Institution: Fundación Valle del Lili (FVL), Colombia Mentoring Institution: Boston Children’s Hospital. The Sister Renal Centers Trio collaboration aimed to improve pediatric nephrology in the Southwest region of Colombia through training and initiatives. Through the program, staff from SLV visited Boston Children’s Hospital to receive training. The emerging center benefitted...

Sister Transplant Center Experience

Emerging Institution: Al-Shifa Hospital, Gaza Supporting Institution: Royal Liverpool University Hospital (RLUH) In 2013, a collaboration sponsored by the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers Program was established between a team from the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in the UK and the Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza permitting the transfer of skills, technology, and education. Al-Shifa is the largest hospital...

Strengthening kidney transplant programs in Guatemala

In 2013, a sister center partnership was set up between University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Fundanier (sponsored by ISN and The Transplantation Society). The ultimate goal of this collaboration was to establish a deceased donor program in Guatemala. Thanks to training and engaged political efforts, the teams are setting up the basis for...

Results are out: Meet the ISN Sister Renal and ISN-TTS Transplant Centers 2018

We have some great news to share following the recent ISN Sister Renal and ISN-TTS Transplant Centers call for applications. Centers in India, Vietnam, Nigeria, Russia and Malawi will graduate from the program after a fulfilling six-year journey. They are now officially centers of knowledge and are ready to support local institutions to set up...

Join the Sister Renal and Transplant Center Programs

Working together is the most sustainable way to advance nephrology in your region. Linking centers in low-and-middle income countries with established centers of excellence in the developed world, the ISN Sister Renal and Transplant Center Programs have built an active network of sister centers. Find out who they are on our ISN Programs map, applications are...

SRC, STC and EAP applications: deadline extended to October 17, 2016

The deadline to apply for the ISN Sister Renal Centers, ISN Sister Transplant Centers and Educational Ambassadors Programs is extended to October 17, 2016. Send your application online now. ISN Programs give you access to the latest nephrology training and open doors to building long-lasting partnerships with renal centers and experts globally. Bear in mind...

SRC and STC call open: online application available soon

The call to apply for the ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) and Sister Transplant Centers (STC) programs is now open. Deadline is October 1st, 2016. During this round, you will be able to apply directly online through a dedicated webpage. Further details will be available soon. In the meantime, any questions about this session can be...

An-Najah University Hospital carries out first kidney transplants

A team from the Liverpool International Transplant Initiative and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital carried out the first two kidney transplants at the An-Najah University Hospital in Nablus, on the West Bank on March 26, 2016. The collaboration was made possible thanks to the ISN and The Transplant Society (TTS) Sister Transplant Center Program. The...