The ISN Launches the “Community Choice Film Selection”
The ISN is delighted to launch the “2022 Community Choice Film Selection,” an extension of the ISN Film Event presenting an additional selection of engaging narratives and providing another opportunity for the films to raise awareness and gain recognition.
Watch the selection, get inspired by the stories, and vote for your favorite film.
The 2022 Community Choice Film Selection winner will automatically become a finalist of the 2022 ISN Community Film Event. Online voting will close on December 6, 2021.
On March 11, 2021, over 1,100 World Kidney Day (WKD) activities in 86 countries were held to raise awareness of kidney health to improve the quality of life for kidney disease patients.
The 2021 WKD Impact Report highlights key accomplishments from the 2021 campaign. It includes a photo gallery, social media reach, and celebrity support of countless activities generated by generous and creative organizers dedicated to supporting people with kidney diseases.
The ISN Presents and Supports Statements to Advance Kidney Health at the WHO's 74th World Health Assembly
The World Health Organization (WHO) held its 74th World Health Assembly (WHA) virtually between May 24 and June 1.
Working alongside members of the Global Coalition for Circulatory Health (GCCH) and other partners, including the Noncommunicable Disease (NCD)
Alliance, the World Dental Federation, and the International Association for Dental Research, the ISN was privileged to be a co-signatory of four statements advising Member States of the need to:
The ISN and SLANH (Latin America Society of Nephrology and Hypertension) will jointly present the session, ‘Perspectives of Nephrology: the Pandemic and Beyond’ on June 24 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Panama time.
As part of this session, ISN President Agnes Fogo will present on: ‘Global Potential and Obstacles for Achieving Kidney Health,’
and Vivek Jha will present on:
‘Kidney Health and the Next Pandemic - How Should We Respond to Environment Change?’
The SLANH President, Alejandro Ferreiro Fuentes, will present the talk,
‘Future Challenges for Latin American Nephrology: Connecting Public Policies and Kidney Care, Shared with the Patient.’
Controversies in Optimal Anemia Management: Conclusions from a Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Conference
In 2019, KDIGO convened two Controversies Conferences to review the latest evidence on the treatment of anemia in chronic kidney disease, explore new and ongoing controversies, assess the need for updating current KDIGO anemia guidelines, and propose a research agenda.
Here, the authors provide a concise overview of the consensus points and debates resulting from the first conference, focusing predominantly on iron-related issues, as well as key questions for future research.