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Kidney International® Providing Environmentally Sustainable Nephrology Care: Focus in Low- and Middle-income Countries  This article is part of the series "Green Nephrology: A Series of Mini-Reviews on Minimizing the Environmental Impact of Kidney Health Care," a collaboration between Kidney International® and members of the ISN Emerging Leaders 2022 Program. To help reduce the need for costly and environmentally...

Advancing Nephrology Together: The ISN Supports the Iranian Society’s International Congress

ISN Middle East Regional Board member and president of the Iranian Society of Nephrology, Shahrzad Ossareh, at the conference The ISN supported the Iranian Society of Nephrology's 19th International Congress of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation (ICNDT) held in Tehran from 12-15 December 2023. Participants enjoy a presentation at the conference Rumeyza Kazancioglu, the ISN Fellowship chair, participated...

ELP Cohort 2 Member Divya Bajpai’s Animation on Everyday Actions to Reduce Her Carbon Footprint

Watch the Video here. Divya Bajpai's says: "The ISN Emerging Leaders Program has inspired me to think about how to improve kidney health globally. One of the many ways to help advance kidney care worldwide is to make it more sustainable. It was a shock when I realized how my day-to-day activities were damaging the planet and contributing to an...

Help Identify Practice and Research Priorities in Sustainable Kidney Care: Take Part in a Survey on Climate Change and Kidney Diseases

The members of the second cohort of the ISN Emerging Leaders Program invite you to participate in a survey to gauge the impact of climate change on the health of people with kidney diseases and the environmental burden of kidney care practices. Take the survey here. This survey is open to anyone involved in caring for...

High-level Stakeholders Discuss Innovative Solutions for Green Kidney Care at the European Kidney Forum

The European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA), of which the ISN is a full board member, held its annual European Kidney Forum in June alongside the MEP Group for Kidney Health. The meeting brought together high-level stakeholders to discuss concrete and forward-looking solutions to the environmental burden of kidney care. This year's forum, "The Future of...

ISN Emerging Leaders Members and Kidney International® Collaborate to Promote Green Nephrology

Kidney International® has partnered with members of the ISN Emerging Leaders 2022 Program* (ISN-ELP 2022) to launch a series of mini reviews on green nephrology. Read the editorial here. "Green Nephrology: A Series of Mini Reviews on Minimizing the Environmental Impact of Kidney Health Care" aims to: Increase awareness of the environmental impact of health care within the...

New Global Initiative on Environmentally Sustainable Kidney Care

  The GREEN-K Steering Committee is pleased to announce the Global Environmental Evolution in Nephrology and Kidney Care – GREEN-K initiative. This is an international, joint activity of leading national and regional kidney societies on environmentally sustainable kidney care through advocating for and educating in green nephrology to reduce the specialty's carbon footprint. Find out more about...

The ISN ELP Program 2022 Cohort on Climate Change and the Urgent Need for Green Nephrology

By Wing-Shing Fung, on behalf of the ISN Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) 2022 cohort* Climate change is the biggest health threat humanity is currently facing [1], and its impact on health is devastating. Indeed, climate change is expected to cause approximately 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050 [2]. The global temperature has...