Tag - kidney care

Kidney care focuses on the treatment, management and prevention of kidney diseases.

Avacopan and Rituximab – A Promising Combination for Patients With ANCA-Associated Vasculitis

Read all global trial selections from the ISN-ACT initiative here. The “trial of the month” is available in several languages. In addition, selected clinical trials are demystified for the layperson. ISN-ACT Global Trials Focus Subgroup member Nikolay Bulanov summarizes the design and outcomes of one of the ISN-ACT Global Trials Focus’s latest trial selections. Efficacy and safety of...

Top 5 Reasons Why Nephrologists Should Embrace Social Media in Their Practice

Social media has become more than just a platform for socializing; it's a powerful tool that can transform how nephrologists engage with patients, colleagues, and the wider healthcare community. Are you looking to enhance your nephrology practice? Harness the power of social media with the ISN Academy! The ISN Social Media Curriculum guides you on...

“Patient Care Improved With Immediate Effect”: The ISN Educational Ambassadors Program Boosts POCUS Training in Pakistan

In April 2024, ISN Educational Ambassador (EA) Professor Saeed Ahmed, consultant nephrologist at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust in the UK, visited the Bahria Town International Hospital (BTIH) in Lahore, Pakistan, to deliver Pakistan's first hands-on four-day workshop in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) basics; a joint ISN - Pakistan Society of Nephrology initiative. The...

Support Excellence in Kidney Care: Nominate for the ISN 2025 Awards!

Agnes Fogo presenting Charles Alpers with the 2023 Roscoe R. Robinson Award at WCN’23 It’s time to nominate friends and colleagues whose work deserves international recognition. If you are an ISN member, you can support global excellence in kidney care by submitting a nomination for an ISN Award! Please send all nominations, supporting materials, questions, or...

Setting the Stage to Propel Global Nephrology to New Heights: Thank You to All Delegates for a Phenomenal Congress! Browse Memorable Moments in Pictures and Discover Statistics for 2024

Thank you to the 4,500 delegates from more than 121 countries whose energy and contributions drove WCN'24's phenomenal success! Browse the WCN photo gallery here! Here's a snapshot of what we experienced together over four extraordinary days of learning, networking, and innovation: 1576 groundbreaking abstracts were accepted, with 867 posters on display 252 top-tier speakers from around the globe presented a diverse...

Explore Global Variance in Kidney Care Capacity: Papers Summarizing ISN-GKHA Regional Data Published in Kidney International® Supplements

The 2023 ISN Global Kidney Health Atlas (GKHA) sheds light on the current global capacity to deliver kidney care. Read the Kidney International® Supplements papers here A collection of papers published in Kidney International® Supplements focuses on each of the ten ISN regions, presenting a comprehensive overview of kidney care services by world region. They highlight...

Get Ready for WCN’24: Engage With the Global Kidney Care Community!

Excitement is building as the World Congress of Nephrology 2024 approaches—are you prepared for this unforgettable experience? Here's how you can maximize your participation: Stay connected on social media and share your attendance -Keep up with the feedback and updates by following ISN channels on social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and X. -Share your experiences using...

Latest ISN Journal Editorial Selections

Kidney International® Executive Summary of the KDIGO 2024 Clinical Practice Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease: Known Knowns and Known Unknowns This executive summary of the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Clinical Practice Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease outlines the bases for updated therapies and strategies...

ISN Members: Explore Specialized ISN Fellowship Opportunities Tailored to Your Expertise and Region –Apply by May 1

In addition to general ISN Fellowships for ISN members from lower, lower-middle, and upper-middle-income countries, the ISN collaborates with several organizations, regional societies, and partners to sponsor and promote fellowships tailored to specific specializations and regions. The deadline to apply is May 1. Submit your application here. These include: The ISN-UHN ExpLoRe Home Dialysis Fellowships in dialysis Ravi Mehta ISN...

Advancing Global Kidney Transplantation – the ISN Renews Its Partnership With The Transplant Society and Launches New Joint ISN-TTS Fellowships in Transplantation

The ISN is pleased to formally renew its ongoing partnership with The Transplant Society (TTS). New! – Launching ISN-TTS Joint Fellowships to advance transplantation skills The ISN and TTS will jointly support training in transplantation for young physicians from low-resource areas. Fellows will receive hands-on training at advanced host institutions to equip them with state-of-the-art knowledge...

The ISN Announces New Sister Renal Centers Program Partnerships and Celebrates Upgraded and Graduated Pairs: Thank You to Our SRC Supporters!

The ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program Committee is pleased to announce that 11 new partnerships have been accepted into the ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program. Learn more about active partnerships in the ISN SRC Program and explore an interactive map here  These newly formed partnerships were selected based on the emerging center's local kidney...

Empowering Kidney Care Professionals: WCN’24 Themes to Advance Individual Excellence Toward Global Kidney Health

Five kidney care themes guide the scientific program of the World Congress of Nephrology 2024 (WCN'24). Explore this intriguing selection from the scores of outstanding sessions awaiting WCN'24 delegates—you won't want to miss this congress! Consult the complete program here Theme 1: Better Kidney Health "The ISN Emerging Leaders and Environmentally Sustainable Kidney Care: The Time...

Expanding Skills and Knowledge in Key Areas of Kidney Care: Access Three New ISN Implementation Toolkits

As part of the ISN-WHO 2021-2023 collaboration plan, the ISN is pleased to announce the release of three new implementation toolkits. The ISN thanks all experts involved for their outstanding contributions. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Toolkit The toolkit facilitates AKI detection, management, and prevention, integrating key strategies highlighted in the ISN 0by25 initiative. Access here The toolkit was developed...

Renew Your ISN Membership Now to Make the Most of ISN Opportunities in 2024

Another year of growth and collaboration is now well underway. Thank you to the thousands who have already renewed their ISN membership. Renew your ISN membership here ISN membership runs from January to December. Renewing your membership now ensures uninterrupted access to professional development programs, exclusive resources, the latest insights in kidney care, and networking opportunities. Continue...

ISN Members – Get a 10% Discount When You Register for the 6th CKD Drug Development Summit in March

The 6th CKD Drug Development Summit will take place from March 19-21 in Boston, USA. Join the ISN and more than 200 representatives from regulatory bodies, industry leaders, academia and patient groups across three days of discussions to advance personalized, effective therapies for kidney diseases. Browse the event guide here ISN members benefit from a 10% discount code on...

Demystifying Global Kidney Trials: Providing Clear Explanations for All With a New ISN Patient-Focused Initiative

Discover the "ISN Global Kidney Trials Insights: A Guide for Everyone," a new ISN initiative for people living with kidney diseases and others interested in kidney-related clinical trials. The project intends to foster meaningful communication between patients and kidney care practitioners and increase patient participation in clinical trials. Read the first study in the guide comparing...

Improving Kidney Health: Access Essential ISN Tools in Your Language and Discover Patient Resources Worldwide

Evaluating kidney health The "Are Your Kidneys Healthy?" quiz is now also available in Ukrainian, Dutch, Greek and Albanian. This informative quiz, which has been translated into 20 languages, allows people to evaluate their possible risk of kidney disease easily and swiftly. Map of kidney patient organizations Explore the map of global kidney patient organizations The map was developed to...

A Year of Achievements in Global Kidney Care: Revisit Remarkable Success Stories from ISN Granting Programs in 2023

ISN Granting Programs led scores of kidney care transformations worldwide in 2023, helping build capacity and improve patient care in regions with limited nephrology resources. As we look forward to more extraordinary accomplishments in 2024, we invite you to take a moment to discover or revisit inspiring accounts of progress in kidney care made possible...

Advancing aHUS Understanding: The ISN’s International Forum in Prague Sets the Stage for Progress

The ISN's aHUS International Forum took place from December 8-10 in Prague, the Czech Republic. The forum brought together over 80 experts in atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) from around the globe. Participants at the ISN aHUS International Forum Topics covered included terminology, evaluation, treatment of native disease, Factor H antibody and treatment, transplant, and non-complement...

Get Ready for December 2023: Explore ISN-Endorsed Events and ISN Participates Activities – Apply for ISN Endorsement for Your Event!

The ISN endorses high-quality events within the kidney care community. This endorsement enhances your event's visibility and elevates its scientific merit and educational impact. Whether your event is big or small, if it addresses relevant topics in the region, it could qualify for our endorsement. Discover all the benefits of ISN-endorsed meetings and apply here. December...