Advocacy Activities

Mannekin Pis dresses up for World Kidney Day

All are warmly invited to join ISN at the Mannekin Pis, a public fountain statue and well-loved icon in the heart of Brussels, at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2020, as part of ISN’s WKD campaign. Mannekin Pis will dress up in World Kidney Day colors to grab the attention of passers-by at this...

ISN Attends WHO Executive Board Meeting

ISN was invited and pleased to attend the 146th Session of the Executive Board (EB) of the World Health Organization (WHO) from February 3-8, 2020. This year the EB Meeting addressed topics extremely relevant to kidney patients, such as the advancement of primary care and the implementation of the recent Political Declaration on Universal Health...

ISN represented at the Global Noncommmunicable Disease Alliance Forum

The third Global Noncommunicable Diseases Alliance (NCDA) Forum is being held in Sharja, UAE, from February 9 to 11, 2020. ISN, a partner of the NCDA, joined the Forum to represent kidney diseases worldwide. The theme of the Forum was “Bridging the Gap” and focused on ways to accelerate the translation of political commitment into action, especially in light...

“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...