Mar 14 2024
March 14, 2024

World Kidney Day 2024: Advancing equitable access to care and optimal medication practice – Session 2

  • 11:00 PM CET

On March 14, 2024, World Kidney Day will celebrate Kidney Health for All: Advancing equitable access to care and optimal medication practices. To mark the day, the World Kidney Day Joint Steering Committee is hosting two official webinars highlighting different aspects of the 2024 theme. 

The webinars will provide insight into CKD treatments, therapeutic breakthroughs, and the barriers to accessing those treatments that impact proper care for people living with kidney disease. Concrete and impactful examples will be provided to achieve optimal care, with the presentation of a multi-level strategy from a physician to a patient perspective on a global scale. 

Following the webinars, there will be a live chat with speakers, offering a unique and interactive opportunity to bring the World Kidney Day community together 

Learning objectives:

  1. Increase education and awareness of therapeutic breakthroughs and the barriers faced worldwide in accessing care and treatments. 
  2. Improve understanding of multi-level strategies while considering contextual differences across world regions, involving health policies, healthcare delivery, healthcare professionals, and patients. 
  3. Increase awareness of the necessity of equitable access to care for kidney disease patients to successfully advocate for tailored kidney health policies. 

Further reading:


Li-Li Hsiao – ISN (USA)

Ricardo Correa-Rotter – ISN (Mexico)

Welcome by:

Masaomi Nangaku – ISN (Japan)

Latha Kumaraswami – IFKF-WKA (India)


Katherine Tuttle – ISN (USA)

Ricardo Correa-Rotter – ISN (Mexico)

Patient’s perspective:

Bill Wang – ISN Patient Liaison Advisory Group and member of IFKF-WKA (Hong Kong)

Richard Knight – ISN Patient Liaison Advisory Group (USA)