Educational Ambassador

ISN Educational Ambassador assists in developing kidney transplantation in Thailand

ISN Educational Ambassador Shlomo Cohney from Melbourne, Australia recently visited Khon Kaen hospital in Thailand. He brought with him expertise in transplantation, transplant immunology as well as an established interest in clinical and laboratory research. The Khon Kaen hospital kidney transplantation program started in 1990 and is amongst the top renal transplantation programs in Thailand,...

EAP visit helps start national kidney registry in Ghana

An ISN Educational Ambassador Program (EAP) visit to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital sparks hope for developing a national renal registry in Ghana.  Professor Razeen Davids from Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Hospital, South Africa, recently led a workshop on fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders. Combining lectures and practical problem solving allowed participants to gain the...

Coming up in 2014 – ISN GO Program deadlines

With 2014 just around the corner, we want to communicate the ISN Global Outreach program deadlines for next year. You can apply for the following programs online before the relevant deadlines below: -    Clinical Research & Prevention Program: April 1, 2014 -    Educational Ambassadors Program: May 1, 2014 (centers) -    Fellowship Program: June 15, 2014 -    Sister Renal Centers Program:...

EAP application 2013-2: results are out!

The ISN Global Outreach (GO) team is pleased to announce that 8 centers from emerging countries will now welcome an ISN Educational Ambassador following the latest call for applications. Six new Educational Ambassadors were also accepted into the program.  CLICK HERE for the full list of centers in emerging countries. In the meantime, the next application...

Different challenges, same mission

The ISN Global Outreach (GO) Educational Ambassadors Program now counts 123 “ambassadors” who willingly share their expertise with medical communities across the developing world. María Elvira Martínez from Colombia recently traveled half way around the globe to teach clinical nephrology to doctors and nurses in India. In many countries dialysis is simply unaffordable, so María...

ISN Global Outreach Program deadlines coming up

In the coming months, there are several ISN Global Outreach Program deadlines to watch out for. If you are thinking of applying for the programs listed below, mark you calendar! Sister Renal Center Program application: deadline September 15, 2013 This program enhances the practice of nephrology in the developing world by linking emerging renal units with...

EAP call results are out!

The ISN Global Outreach (GO) team is pleased to announce that 13 centers from emerging countries will now welcome an ISN Educational Ambassador following the latest call for applications. Eight new Educational Ambassadors were also accepted into the program. The latest list of Ambassadors is available on the ISN GO Educational Ambassador page on the ISN...

APSN joins forces with ISN to support the ISN GO Programs

The Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN) is set to partner with ISN in each of its Global Outreach programs: Fellowship, Sister Renal Centre, Research & Prevention, Education Ambassador and Continuous Medical Education (CME) courses and workshops. From 2013, APSN will provide 50% of the funding for up to two Fellowships, two Educational Ambassadors, two...

EAP deadline: May 1st, 2013

Just a few days left before the deadline for the ISN Global Outreach Educational Ambassadors Program expires. If you are interested in welcoming an Ambassador to your center, you have until May 1st to submit your application. CLICK HERE to apply. Thanks to the ISN GO Educational Ambassadors Program, centers in the developing world can request an...