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An ISN-DOPPS initiative on COVID-19: Your COVID pandemic experience; deadline 7 March 2021

As part of its work to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people living with kidney disease, ISN is collaborating with the DOPPS Programme, at Arbor Research Collaborative for Health. The original DOPPS COVID-19 survey has been adapted to be relevant to high- middle- and low-income countries. We want to hear about real-world experiences of healthcare...

ISN President to Present Key Recommendations at PHSSR Summit

The Partnership for Health System Sustainability Resilience (PHSSR), founded by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the London School of Economics, and AstraZeneca, is holding a summit from March 15-19 2021. Registration details to follow shortly. “Improving the effectiveness of care” will bring together academia and the public and private sectors to share insights from nine months...

Apply For an ISN Fellowship Before May 1

The ISN Fellowship Program provides funding to young nephrologists from low and middle-income countries to receive hands-on training in advanced host institutions abroad. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2021. Apply for an ISN Fellowship grant here. Applicants should provide a detailed training plan to help the ISN Fellowship Committee ascertain a match between the...

One Month Left to Submit a Proposal to the ISN Clinical Research Program

From 2016 – 2018, Clinical Research Program Grant Recipient, Alao Michael Abel from Nigeria, undertook a research project to determine the community-based prevalence of CKD using cystatin C-based eGFR of the pediatric population in Ogbomoso, Southwest Nigeria. Watch the video here.  Proposals for the ISN Clinical Research Program must be submitted to an ISN Regional Coordinator for...

One Month Left to Save up to 20% on Your Registration Fee with Friends@WCN and Team-up@WCN

Register before March 31, 2021, and receive a preferential fee: Friends@WCN ISN, Canadian Society of Nephrology (CSN), and Société Québécoise de Néphrologie (SQN) members can register as a group of at least five people and benefit from a 20% reduction on their registration fee. Find out more here. Team-up@WCN Enjoy Virtual WCN’21 as a group alongside your...

Open Soon: Vote for the 2021 ISN Community Film Event Winner

This year’s edition of the ISN Community Film Event received more than 30 films from 20 different countries. The ISN warmly invites you to watch these personal and powerful accounts that help raise awareness of living with kidney diseases. Voting for the winner opens on World Kidney Day, March 11, 2021. An ISN Jury will select...

Watch the ISN Middle East Regional Board Webinar on Glomerulonephritides

Following the success of its first webinar in 2020, the ISN Middle East Regional Board held its second webinar on January 21, "Epidemiology and Management of Glomerulonephritides – Middle-East Perspective." Watch a recording of this webinar here. The webinar, introduced by Dr. Shahrdzad Ossareh, ISN Middle East Regional Board Chair, discussed: Epidemiology of glomerulonephritides in the Middle...

Improving Care for Non-Dialysis CKD Patients: KDIGO Guideline published in Kidney International

Kidney International has published the KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for management of blood pressure (BP) in chronic kidney disease (CKD), which replaces the 2004 Kidney Disease Quality Outcomes Initiative document on the same topic. This new guideline is designed to help physicians in their clinical decision-making for patients with CKD who are not receiving dialysis. The...

Spotlight on ISN Activities: ISN Research Initiatives

The second in the ISN ‘Spotlight Session,’ ISN Research Spotlight: How we bridge gaps, build capacity, and connect communities, will take place on March 2, 2021, at 3 p.m. CET.  Register here. Join a panel of ISN members dedicated to advancing kidney health research to explore the challenges, opportunities, and global impact of ISN research initiatives....