Advocacy Activities

ISN Celebrates World Kidney Day 2020 in Brussels

To celebrate World Kidney Day (WKD), the ISN dressed the Manneken Pis fountain in Brussels in WKD colors to raise awareness of kidney health issues and activities. The ISN team explained to onlookers the significance of the costume as it was unveiled, encouraging the public to use #worldkidneyday to accompany photographs taken of the WKD Mannekin Pis. The ceremony was...

Three Days Until World Kidney Day

The fifteenth edition of World Kidney Day takes place on Thursday, March 12, 2020.  This global campaign highlights the importance of kidneys to overall health and raises awareness of risk factors to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems. The 2020 campaign focuses on preventive interventions to avoid the onset and progression of kidney...

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...