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NEW ISN-KI Early Career Researcher Award: Best Clinical and Basic Science publications in Kidney International

Kidney International has published many exciting research papers by Early Career Researchers across the globe in the last 2 years. We would like to recognize the exceptional quality of their research and their contribution to advancing kidney health by calling for nominations from our membership for the best original research papers published in Kidney International in 2019 and 2020....

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...

Astellas Anaemia of CKD Educational Series Available Now

Astellas has produced three videos on anaemia of CKD. As part of its commitment to building capacity in healthcare professionals, the ISN is currently hosting the open-access content on the ISN Academy: ‘Expert insight: Anaemia of CKD’ - Sunil Bhandari, a consultant in general medicine and nephrology, presents insights on the burden of anaemia of CKD and...

Call For Nominations: ISN-KI Early Career Researcher Award

In recognition of Early Career Researchers, the ISN and Kidney International (KI) are calling for nominations toward selecting four best original research papers (two each in basic and clinical science) published in KI in 2019 and 2020. The nomination period opens on January 21, 2021. Papers will be assessed on the novelty of research, robustness, and...

ISN 0by25 Study on Improving Early AKI Identification

This 0by25 multicenter, non-randomized study evaluated the feasibility of using point-of-care (POC) serum creatinine and urine dipstick testing alongside an educational program to facilitate the identification and management of AKI in three low-resource countries. Access the study here. The researchers hypothesized that a lack of awareness of and access to diagnostic and therapeutic care contributed to...

Announcing the ISN WCN’21 Social Media Team

Members of the WCN’21 Social Media Team have now been selected from the many applications received over the past few months. This team of health professionals ensures comprehensive social media coverage of WCN’21 to keep delegates informed, updated, and engaged throughout the congress. Please join us in welcoming the WCN’21 Social Media Team: Krishna Agrawaal; Ahmed Akl;...

First Course for Postgraduate Students Held by ISN South Asia Regional Board

The ISN South Asia Regional Board (SARB) held its first postgraduate student’s program, “PG Connect,” on January 17, 2021. More than 500 registered for this “case-based learning” course. Faculty developed two case presentations: immunological work up pre-transplant, and antibody-mediated rejection. SARB is chaired by Dr. Manisha Sahay and Dr. Singh Shah.

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...