Advocacy Activities

Statement by the International Society of Nephrology on Social Determinants of Health at the WHO 148th Executive Board

Honorable chair, distinguished delegates, The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) urges the WHO and member states to accelerate action to tackle the social determinants of health. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the highest risk comorbidity for severity of illness and death from COVID-191, and disproportionately affects the poor and disenfranchised. The social gradient impacts outcomes...

Bridging the Gaps – Your New, ISN Advocacy Quarterly Newsletter

BRIDGING THE GAPS: ISN ADVOCACY TACKLES THE GLOBAL BURDEN OF KIDNEY DISEASE Welcome, members and allies, to the inaugural edition of Bridging the Gaps, the ISN’s quarterly update on how we’re advocating and collaborating with partners to tackle the global burden of kidney disease. As you know, about 850 million people worldwide have some sort of...

Statement by the International Diabetes Federation, supported by the Global Coalition for Circulatory Health and the NCD Alliance

Honorable chair, distinguished delegates, This statement is delivered on behalf of the International Diabetes Federation, the International Society of Nephrology, the World Heart Federation, the World Stroke Organization and the NCD Alliance. Circulatory diseases are the world’s number one cause of disability and mortality. Every year, diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease and stroke are responsible for...

New! Bridging the Gaps – ISN’s Advocacy Newsletter

Look out for the first edition of ISN’s new quarterly newsletter in your inbox tomorrow. This new bulletin will focus on ISN’s advocacy initiatives and collaborations toward reducing the global burden of kidney diseases. The newsletter will highlight the favorable influence advocacy actions have on the kidney health agenda, the opportunities and challenges facing advocates, and...