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First dialysis course in Senegal hosts the Saving Young Lives project

This blog post is provided by the Saving Young Lives Initiative following the team's recent visit to Senegal. In December 2015, the Senegalese Society of Nephrology held its first course on dialysis in West Africa. More than 300 delegates attended this highly successful conference. The course tackled peritoneal and hemodialysis and hosted side events for allied...

Presentations from SLANH’s AKI Online Course available in Spanish

In partnership with the Latin-American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension (SLANH), ISN Education is pleased to release presentations from SLANH’s Online Course: AKI in Primary Health Care. These presentations are in Spanish and were part of a previous online e-learning module. ISN Education offers various content throughout various topical channels, Ask the Expert and Educational Webinars and...

Call for applications: ISN ANIO India diabetic kidney disease research projects

The ISN-ANIO India Committee is calling for young nephrologists and diabetologists (both junior faculty and physicians in specialist training) working in India to submit research projects focused on diabetic kidney disease (DKD).   The Committee is welcoming applications for: Clinical research projects directed at prevention and early treatment of DKD Successful projects should be pragmatic and relevant to...

ISN–ASDIN Educational Partnership

ISN and the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN) have entered into an educational partnership agreement to promote and improve the understanding and management of clinical issues concerning dialysis access care. The ISN-ASDIN collaboration will focus through seminars, symposia, and exchange of educational materials to advance Interventional Nephrology worldwide. Interventional nephrology is a young and developing field...

Participate in the 0by25 global snapshot study

ISN is launching a major cross-sectional study with enrollment and follow up of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) patients around the world. The web-based prospective data collection will be conducted over a period of three weeks in the third quarter of 2014. The overall objective of the Global Snapshot is to gather prospective data, leverage local...

Results are out: call for applications for Indukaka Ipcowala Advanced Apprenticeship Program

The ISN-ANIO India Committee is happy to announce the names of those who have won entry to the Indukaka Ipcowala Advanced Apprenticeship Program. This apprenticeship gives physicians or allied healthcare personnel the chance to gain practical experience and specific skills in renal pathology, transplantation, chronic kidney disease, acute kidney injury or dialysis. The following applicants...

First ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers announced

ISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS) are delighted to announce the results of the call for applications of the new ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center Program. Three established renal centers will be working with three renal centers in the emerging economies of the world to develop, support and enhance kidney transplantation in those centers. We would like to congratulate...

Less than 20 days to go before WCN 2013

There is not long to go before the long-awaited World Congress of Nephrology takes place in Hong Kong. From May 31st to June 4th, 2013, the doors of the impressive Hong Kong Convention Center will be open to ISN members who have signed up for this outstanding congress focusing on sustainability and diversity in...

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...