Tag - CKD

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) involves a gradual loss of kidney function. Advanced CKD can cause dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes and waste to build up in the body as the kidneys ability to filter and eliminate excess fluids from the blood decreases.

CKD is a common condition often associated with getting older. It increases the risk of having heart and blood vessel disease. Early detection and treatment can often keep CKD from getting worse.

“A Boost to Developing Peritoneal Dialysis in Bangladesh”: ISN Granting Programs Support Hands-on Training and Scientific Meeting in Bangladesh

Dr. Stanley Fan presents a training session to staff at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital in Dhaka ISN Granting Programs complement each other to connect experts and support the development of healthcare centers in low-resource settings, as demonstrated by recent ISN initiatives in Bangladesh. The ISN Educational Ambassadors Program (EAP) supported Educational Ambassadors Dr. Stanley...

Get Airtime on WKD Social Media Channels and Encourage Others to Participate in World Kidney Day: Share a Short Film on Your 2023 WKD Activity

Take sixty seconds of your time to use the World Kidney Day (WKD) virtual background, poster, or banner as a backdrop to record a short video (no longer than a minute) presenting your planned WKD activity and what the campaign means to you. Send your video to info@worldkidneyday.org. The WKD team has compiled a list of video production tips to...

Apply to the ISN Clinical Research Program (CRP) – Get Help With Your Application From ISN CRP Chairs at 9 a.m. CET on January 10

The ISN Clinical Research Program (CRP) offers grants to researchers in low, lower-middle, and upper-middle-income countries to support research projects on detecting and managing noncommunicable chronic diseases such as CKD, AKI, hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Apply to the program here. Regional coordinators must receive the application by April 1. Final applications are accepted once per...

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of the Kingdom of Thailand to Open the World Congress of Nephrology 2023

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn The organizers and hosts of the World Congress of Nephrology 2023 are duly honored to receive gracious support from Her Royal Highness (H.R.H.) Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, who will formally open the event on March 30, 2023, and address participants in the opening ceremony. H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s...

Join Us in Congratulating Four New ISN-Named Fellows  

Clockwise, from top left: Carinna Hockham, Anastasiia Zykova, Suman Behera and Mark Canney The ISN Executive Committee and Council have approved four “ISN-Named Fellows.” Please join us in congratulating Suman Behera from ISN I3C (CKDu), Mark Canney from ISN iNET-CKD (cohort studies), and Anastasiia Zykova and Carinna Hockham from ISN-ACT (clinical trials). Get to know our new ISN-Named Fellows here. These early-career ISN...

Connect With Like-minded Colleagues and Engage in ISN Initiatives: Join the ISN Young Nephrologists Network

YNC and Emerging Leaders Program members networking at the ISN booth at ASN kidney week last November The ISN has over 4200 members under the age of 45! Every year the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) receives an overwhelming number of applications from young nephrologists worldwide who want to grow professionally and contribute to global...

ISN Members – Access the New ISN Course on Qualitative Research

Course leaders, speakers and ISN staff prepare for an online interactive session as part of the new ISN course on qualitative research ISN has launched a new course on the ISN Academy, "Introduction to Qualitative Health Research." The course comprises six lectures and is available to all ISN members and Academy subscribers. It covers the purpose...