Advocacy Activities

Announcement from ASN, ERA, and ISN on the Collective Effort to Provide Relief to People with Kidney Diseases and Their Caregivers During Natural Disasters and Human Conflicts Throughout the World

Thursday, 14 December 2023 In formal collaborations since January 2015, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the European Renal Association (ERA), and the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) held a joint leadership meeting on 4-5 December 2023 to proudly affirm their sustained partnership and renew their collective commitment to addressing the challenges faced by people...

ISN Advocacy Newsletter – Bridging the Gaps – December 2023

Welcome to "Bridging the Gaps," the ISN's quarterly update on ISN advocacy efforts to address the global burden of kidney disease.  As the end of another productive year approaches, I am pleased to share ISN's involvement in global initiatives in the last quarter of 2023 and present exciting developments in our advocacy efforts to set the...

“I Understand the Unspoken Pain of Patients”: Read Inspiring Stories From the World Kidney Day Blog Series

"I was a distant shadow of my former self, unrecognizable, tired, broken in spirit, and clueless about what was happening. The thought of resuming regular dialysis sent shivers down my spine. I just wanted to live a normal life." Sejal Jobanputra, from India, shares an emotional journey that includes the disappointment of a kidney transplant...

The GCCH Position Paper on Integrating Circulatory Health Interventions into Primary Care for UHC – in a Nutshell

The Global Coalition for Circulatory Health (GCCH),of which ISN is a member of its leadership group, has published a position paper, "The Road to Universal Health Coverage (UHC): Why Integration of Circulatory Health Interventions in Primary Care is Essential." Access the full position paper here. Below, we've summarized the crucial points from the paper: The financial burden...