Sister Renal Centers

Sister Renal Center Partnership Spotlight: Fiji – Australia

Emerging Institution: Colonial War Memorial Hospital, Fiji; Supporting Institution: Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Australia. When the partnership was formed in 2014, the goal was to establish the first Nephrology service in Fiji, acting as a hub for the development of Nephrology in the Pacific Islands. Supported by the program, the hospital published a paper demonstrating that Fiji has one...

ISN Schrier Award 2020 Recipient

The ISN Sister Renal Center Tanzania-Canada partnership between the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) in Tanzania and the Queen’s University in Canada was awarded the Schrier Award in 2019 in recognition of the significant progress made through the collaboration. This pair availed of additional ISN Programs to build a strong and durable partnership, achieving...

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...