Advocacy Activities

“8 Golden Rules Challenge” for World Kidney Day 2020

On February 8, WKD launched #MyGr8Rule challenge urging everyone around the globe, of all ages and from all cultures, to look after their kidneys and prevent kidney disease. To participate in the #MyGr8Rule challenge: Accomplish one of the 8 golden rules of keeping kidneys healthy and preventing kidney disease such as keeping active, quitting smoking, eating a healthy diet etc. Take a picture...

Get ready for World Kidney Day 2020: Two Months Away

Celebrate World Kidney Day (WKD) by organizing an awareness event in your community: a sports event, a concert, a roundtable talk, a flash mob, or even a street fest. If you need help organizing a World Kidney Day event, download the 2020 “events guide”. If you’ve already planned your event, please add it to the interactive...

Statement of Concern – Political Declaration, Third UN High Level Meeting on NCDs

The International Society of Nephrology is very concerned about the current state of negotiations on the Political Declaration for the third United Nations High-Level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases (UN HLM on NCDs). Kidney disease – the 11th leading cause of death globally – is a silent epidemic affecting over 850 million people worldwide which...