Tag - Non communicable diseases

The ISN Continues to Lobby to Raise Kidney Disease to the Top of the Agenda During Global Week for Action on NCDs

Today marks the start of the Global Week for Action on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), with activities taking place worldwide to raise awareness of the urgent need for increased financing to prevent and treat NCDs and build resilient health systems. With an estimated 41 million deaths yearly, NCDs constitute the leading cause of death and disability...

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...

ISN Members – Are You Making the Most of What’s On Offer? Explore the ISN’s Specialized Fellowship Options and Apply by October 1

To help build capacity where it is most needed, the ISN collaborates with several organizations, regional societies, and partners to sponsor and promote fellowships in specific regions and specializations. These include fellowships for: nephrologists wishing to train in dialysis, AKI, or pediatric nephrology nephrologists from the Asia-Pacific region, Latin America, or South Asia nephrologists wishing to train in...

Emerging Infections, Climate Change, and the Microbiome – ISN Past President and ISN Frontiers Meeting-New Delhi Chair, Vivekanand Jha Presents Highlights from the Scientific Program on Kidneys and Infections – Register Now!

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.   Register for the meeting at the regular price until midnight CEST, August 24, here. We asked ISN Past President and Frontiers Meeting New Delhi Chair Vivekanand Jha about the event's program: Why is...

ISN Signs Constituency Statement on Prevention and Control of NCDs at the WHA75

75th World Health Assembly Agenda Item 14.1: Follow-up to the political declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases Constituency statement on the following annexes: A) Draft implementation road map 2023–2030 for the global action plan for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases 2013–2030 Non-State Actors...

ISN at KSN Annual Meeting in Korea

The 42nd Annual Meeting of the Korean Society of Nephrology (KSN) will take place in hybrid format, May 26-29, 2022, in Seoul, Korea. The ISN will participate in two sessions:  Basic Science Symposium: A session hosted by the ISN North and East Asia Regional Board, on Thursday, May 26, from 10:40 a.m. to 1:10 p.m....

ISN at JSN Annual Meeting in Japan

The 65th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Nephrology (JSN) will take place in hybrid format, June 10-12, 2022, in Kobe, Japan. ISN President Agnes Fogo and JSN President Naoki Kashihara will chair a joint ISN-JSN session on Sunday, June 12, from 9-11 a.m. Japan Standard Time, which will include talks from: · Agnes Fogo...

ISN at ISRNM Congress in China

The 20th Congress of the International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism (ISRNM) will take place in a hybrid format, June 16-18, 2022, in Guangzhou, China.   The ISN and the ISRNM will hold a joint session on June 16 from 6:45-8 p.m. China Standard Time. The ‘Joint ISN-ISRNM Collaborative GKHA Session’ includes talks from:   David Johnson...