Tag - kidney transplant

Help Improve Kidney Transplant Trials on Urinary Tract Infections: Take the Australasian Kidney Trials Network Survey and Share It With Your Patients

On behalf of the Australasian Kidney Trials Network Survey, patients, caregivers and health professionals are invited to complete a global survey to help identify important things to consider when preventing urine infections in people with kidney transplants. The answers will help design a clinical trial to attain better evidence. The survey takes 8-12 minutes to complete. Take...

International Practices and Challenges Surrounding COVID-19 Vaccination – Results From ISN Survey Published in BMJ Open

"Availability and Prioritization of COVID-19 Vaccines Among Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease and Kidney Transplant - A Global Survey by the International Society of Nephrology" has been published in BMJ Open. Read the manuscript here. The paper is based on a survey initiated by a team of ISN members on the availability, preparation and prioritization of...

Catch Up on Recent and Upcoming DICG Activities

Read the current issue of the Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism (DICG) newsletter here. The DICG is a joint initiative of the ISN and The Transplantation Society This edition features: TTS-DICG joint session on "Organ Trade, Trafficking, and Transplant Tourism: Government's and Scientific Societies' Responsibilities” at the "29th International Congress of The Transplant...

“These Stories Need to Be Shared,” Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho on the Value of the ISN Film Event to Highlight the Patient Perspective

ISN staff caught up with Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho, winner of the 2021 ISN Community Best Film award for their entry "Life Beyond the Transplant." Watch the video interview here. Dr. Pecoits-Filho said his team was keen to highlight the patient experience in their film. Bruno relates his personal experiences of going through a kidney transplant alongside...

Join ISN Supported Speakers at the ISN CME Immunologic Kidney Diseases Sessions at the 17th BANTAO Congress

The ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is supporting the 17th BANTAO Congress (Balkan Cities Association of Nephrology, Transplantation and Artificial Organs), taking place in Antalya, Turkey, November 10-12. ISN supported speakers, ISN Eastern and Central Europe Regional Board Chair Vladimir Tesar (Czech Republic), Andreas Kronbichler (Austria) and Mårten Segelmark (Sweden), will present at the...

“It’s a Patients’ Platform,” Dr. Jeyakumar Meyyappan on Why Winning the 2022 ISN Community Film Event Beats His Other Awards

ISN staff caught up with Dr. Jeyakumar Meyyappan (India), winner of the 2022 ISN Community Film. Watch the video interview here. According to Dr. Meyyappan, there is a severe shortage of deceased donors for organ transplantation in India, partly due to cultural and religious beliefs. He wanted to raise awareness of the need for organ donation...

The ISN Community Film Event: Share Your Story and Make a Difference in the Lives of People with Kidney Disease

Have your patients inspired you? Admire tireless colleagues? Tell their story! Stories of kidney health challenges and the resilience needed to face them raise awareness of the impact of poor kidney health on those living with kidney diseases. The ISN invites its members to film a short account of people living with or treating kidney diseases. You don’t have...

Improving Kidney Care in South Asia and OSEA: Saving Young Lives Holds Workshop at the ISPD Congress and Strategy Session to Explore Opportunities for Expansion

Participants at the Saving Young Lives workshop held at the ISPD congress As part of the ISPD congress program, the Saving Young Lives (SYL) Project welcomed 27 participants from South Asia and the Oceania and Southeast Asia (OSEA) regions to a two-day workshop. The workshop included lectures and a hands-on practical session where catheter insertion was demonstrated,...