Tag - kidney transplant

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,...

Preventing and Treating Common and Imported Infections – ISN Frontiers Meeting-New Delhi Chair, Saraladevi Naicker, Presents Highlights From Day Three of the Scientific Program on Kidneys and Infections – Two Days Left to Register at the Regular Rate!

The ISN Frontiers Meeting on bi-directional relationships between infections and kidney diseases will take place in New Delhi, India, from September 22-25, 2022. Only two days left to register for the meeting at the regular price here. The deadline is midnight CEST, August 24. We asked Frontiers Meeting New-Delhi Chair Saraladevi Naicker to tell us about...

Join Webinar Sessions to Meet Sister Centers Programs Leaders and Get Tips On Applying to the Program

The Sister Centers Programs partner kidney and transplant  centers in low-resource countries with established centers so they can benefit from educational support and collaborate to improve kidney care. Leaders of the ISN Sister Renal Centers Program, ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers Program, and the ISN Program staff will host two upcoming webinar sessions* to answer your...

Patient Advocate Climbs Malaysia’s Highest Mountain to Promote Organ Donation

Mr. Manvir Victor and other kidney transplant recipients at the summit of Mount Kinabalu in Malaysis   Please join us in congratulating Mr. Manvir Victor, immediate past chair of the ISN Patient Liaison Advisory Group, who has recently succeeded in climbing Malaysia’s tallest peak to raise awareness of the importance of organ donation in the country. Mr....

Two Weeks Left to Register at the Early Bird Rate for the ISN Frontiers Meeting on Infections and the Kidney in New Delhi

The ISN Frontiers Meeting in New Delhi, India will take place from September 22-25, 2022. The theme is bi-directional relationships between infections and kidney diseases. Register for the meeting at a special price by midnight CEST, June 23, 2022, here. Infections can cause acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease, and all patients with kidney diseases,...

Deceased Donor Kidney Discard, the Tight-knit Nephrology Community and Paying it Forward: Sumit Mohan on his Career Path to Award-Winning Research

Dr. Sumit Mohan, deputy editor of Kidney International Reports, is a professor of medicine and epidemiology at Columbia University. His research findings have helped improve access to kidney transplants and positively impacted public policies for patients with kidney disease. In recognition of these achievements, Dr. Mohan received the National Kidney Foundation (NFK) Excellence in Transplantation Award...

Read the Newly Published ISN Global Kidney Policy Forum 2022 Report

The ISN is pleased to share its report on the “Global Kidney Policy Forum 2022: Building Healthier Sustainable Communities to Safeguard Kidney Health." Access the report here. The report highlights kidney health challenges and possibilities affecting the Oceania and South-East Asia region as presented at this year's Global Kidney Policy Forum (GKPF). Hosted at WCN'22, the GKPF...

#Worldkidneyday Reaches 526 Million People on Social Media: Explore and Share the WKD 2022 Impact Report

Read the WKD 2022 impact report here.  This year’s World Kidney Day (WKD) campaign focused on increasing education and awareness of kidney health at all levels of kidney care.  WKD continues to grow in impact thanks to dedicated efforts from members of the public and health care professionals worldwide. Discover key global accomplishments, innovative activities, and...

Outstanding Development of Kidney Care Center in South America Through the ISN Sister Renal Centers Program

Dr. Ravi Mehta and Dr. Etienne Macedo from UCSD (2nd and 5th from right respectively) visit the EC in Bolivia during the 12th SLANH - AKI Congress in 2018  The Bolivia-USA Sister Renal Centers (SRC) partnership successfully graduated from the ISN SRC Program earlier this year, having significantly improved kidney care capacity at the emerging center over...