Sister Renal Centers

Brazilian nephrology team visits Sudan

The ISN Sister Renal Center Program between Sudan and Brazil has been particularly active recently. Two nephrologists and a renal nurse from renal institutes across Brazil brought different perspectives to a training course for local doctors at Soba University Hospital in Sudan. The visiting team included Roberto Pecoits-Filho, from Catholic University of Parana (Brazil), Viviane...

SRC funding helps Ghana nurse get vital renal training

Thanks to a thriving ISN Renal Sister Center Program between St-George's University Hospital and the Kumasi Renal Unit in Ghana, one nurse has received the funding she needs to develop targeted training in nephrology, spending eight weeks at the center in London, UK. Last year, Yasmin Boateng spent time training at St-George's University Hospital learning...

UK and Nigeria renal centers work together to step up online learning

ISN Educational Ambassador Ibi Erekosima hosted the first international nephrology web conference at a renal center at University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Southern Nigeria, working alongside Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. The conference was aimed at promoting best practices in renal care through global partnership. It provided a cutting-edge update on clinical nephrology. This...

A first virtual conference between Sister centers in Belarus and Germany

Participants involved in the the ISN Sister Renal Center Program partnership between the Belarus Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, in Minsk and the University Hospital of Charite in Berlin, Germany recently gathered for their first virtual conference. Professor Klemens Budde took the initiative to set up a dedicated conference call to help clinicians and pathologists...

Sister center partners meet in Guatemala

The Washington University (WU) School of Medicine in St-Louis recently took part in the First Annual Update in Nephrology: Leading the Battle against Chronic Kidney Disease in Guatemala City. This ISN Sister Renal Center partnership, including researchers, residents, fellows and staff from WU and the IGSS hospital system and Roosevelt Hospital in Guatemala City, has...

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...

ISN Regional Training Center helps expand renal awareness and education across China

Around 400 delegates, mostly from the five major regions of Northwest China as well as nephrologists from Tajikistan, Pakistan and Kazakhstan, took part in the Silk-Road Forum of Kidney Disease, from August 8 to 10, 2017 in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China. An ISN endorsed event, the meeting was organised by the National Clinical Research Center of...

Korle Bu Hospital and 0by25 mentioned in Ghana news

It was recently reported on Ghana web news that First Sky Group of Companies has donated two million Ghana Cedis to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, so more patients with acute kidney disease can get free treatment across the country. Korle-Bu hospital has been already involved in many ISN Programs and initiatives including Saving Young Lives and the...

ANZSN strengthens partnership with ISN, supporting more training in Asia Pacific

The Australian & New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop its partnership with ISN and provide co-funding for the ISN Programs. Both Societies have expressed their mutual commitment to advancing nephrology in the Asia Pacific region. The Australian and New Zealand Society (ANZSN) promotes and encourages the...

Register for SRC Program application webinar

The next deadline to apply for the ISN Sister Renal Centers Program is October 1st, 2017. Get to know more about this ISN Program and pick up some tips on submitting an application by joining a special webinar on June 16, 2017. Register to join discussions, learn more about this ISN Program and find out...