Regional Activities

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...

Celebrating ISN Collective-Member Societies: The Korean Society of Nephrology

Professor Chul Woo Yang, President of the KSN Throughout 2021, the ISN is presenting its Collective-Member Societies through a series of interviews. As part of the current focus on the ISN South Asia region, we spoke to the President of the Korean Society of Nephrology (KSN), Professor Chul Woo Yang, about KSN's recent initiatives to...

Senegal to Inaugurate Largest Dialysis Center in Western Africa

The ISN is pleased to share that Senegal will soon have the largest dialysis unit in Western Africa. The ISN Dialysis Working Group chair, Abdou Niang, recently presented the project to Senegal’s President, Macky Sall. This brand-new unit will be part of the four-story Dalal Jamm Hospital in Dakar. This major referral hospital receives patients who are...

Virtual Edition: 2021 ISN Scientific Writing Course

The ISN Online Scientific Writing Course, cohosted by the Sociedad LatinoAmericana de Nefrología e Hypertensión (SLANH), began on Saturday May 8. The course, comprising four live sessions via Zoom, will take place on consecutive Saturdays until May 29. SLANH's President, Dr. Alejandro Ferreiro Fuentes, introduced the first session, welcoming ten selected participants - young ISN...

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...

Nephro-Connect 2021, Part 2, Held by ISN South Asia Regional Board

After a well-received and successful first online learning session, the South Asia Regional Board will hold part 2 of the case-based discussion, “NEPHRO-CONNECT,” on Sunday, February 21, 2021, from 6-8 p.m. IST. Faculty developed two case presentations: Post-transplant infectious disease Post-transplant TMA See brochure for information on the program and registration. SARB is chaired by Dr. Manisha Sahay and...

The second in the series, “NEPHRO-CONNECT,” a case-based discussion

After a well-received and successful first online learning session, the South Asia Regional Board will host the second in the series, “NEPHRO-CONNECT,” a case-based discussion. See brochure for information on the program and registration The second in the series, “NEPHRO-CONNECT,” a case-based discussion Click here to register Download Brochure