March 06, 2023

Three Days Until World Kidney Day - Celebrate With Us on March 9!
Getting involved in the 2023 campaign is easier than ever. Here are four simple ways to celebrate World Kidney Day 2023 to raise awareness of the vulnerability of people living with kidney disease during devastating events.
Outstanding Contributions to Kidney Care: Discover the Winners of the 2023 ISN Pioneer Awards
From initiating kidney transplant programs in Nigeria to leading kidney care in Georgia - learn about the inspiring professional journeys of the 2023 ISN Pioneer Award winners from eight different ISN regions.
ISN Emerging Leaders Program Member Features in the UK Newspaper The Guardian
Robert Kalyesubula joined the inaugural ISN Emerging Leaders Program cohort in 2021. A recent article in The Guardian highlights his involvement in a successful local healthcare program tackling non-communicable diseases in Uganda.
 ISN News 
Announcing the ISN-KI Editorial Fellowship and Early-Career Researcher Awardees
It's Time for the Global Kidney Care Community to Get Together! Register Today to Be Part of the World Congress of Nephrology 2023, Bangkok, Thailand
Explore Online Options to Connect to an Outstanding Scientific Program From Wherever You Are in the World
Who Are Our New ISN Fellows? Join Them! Apply by May 1 for an ISN Fellowship
The ISN Welcomes Newly-formed ISN Sister Renal Centers Program Partnerships and Congratulates Successfully Upgraded Pairs
Developing Kidney Transplant Programs Worldwide: New Partnerships and Upgrades in the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers Program
“A New Paradigm in Vascular Access” - Improving Patient Care in Peru Through the ISN Educational Ambassadors Program
Improve Local Kidney Care: Apply by May 1 for an ISN Clinical Research Grant - Submit Your Proposal by April 1 to Your Regional Coordinator
 ISN Participates  
Advancing Kidney Care in India:
The ISN Provides Course Content on Kidney Care for Primary Care Physicians in New Delhi, India
The event was supported by Bayer.
Over 200 Participants in India Benefit From Complimentary Education on Advanced Kidney Care
The event was supported by Abbott.
Become a Trainer for the Saving Young Lives Initiative: Register for the WCN'23 Workshop Now - Spaces Are Limited!
Join the ISN and Guests Live on March 10 for the Latest #NephTrials Discussion on the RENAL LIFECYCLE Trial Outcomes on Dapagliflozin and CKD
Implement Evidence-based Care in Your Healthcare Center - Discover Kidney Research Outcomes From the ISN-ACT Global Trials Focus
What Are the Effects of Disastrous Events on People Living With Kidney Disease? Listen to the ISN Global Kidney Care Podcast on the 2023 World Kidney Day Campaign
Thursday, March 9
Session 1 - 11 a.m. CET  I  Session 2 - 10 p.m. CET
World Kidney Day 2023:
Preparing for the Unexpected, Supporting the Vulnerable!
Wednesday, March 15  I  12 p.m. (Noon) CET
ISN-ASDIN Webinar:
POCUS in Nephrology
Join or renew your membership here to access these webinars
ISN-KDIGO Webinar:
Hepatitis C Guideline Update
Kidney Health for All: Preparedness for the Unexpected in Supporting the Vulnerable
A special report from the World Kidney Day Joint Steering Committee presents an overview of the adverse effects of devastating events on the complex medical needs of those affected by kidney disease. The report highlights the increasing need to create resilient healthcare systems able to deal with the health needs of the entire community during times of unexpected disruptions.
Preparing for the Unexpected, Supporting the Vulnerable - a Perspective From Lebanon and
Sri Lanka
Sabine Karam, Young Nephrologists Committee deputy chair, and others outline recent disruptions, including the COVID-19 pandemic, armed conflicts, economic catastrophes, man-made disasters, and climate change, linked to an increased risk of developing and worsening chronic kidney disease in Lebanon and Syria.
The authors urge establishing measures to protect the vulnerable and prepare for the unexpected amidst the ongoing threats faced by the global kidney community.
Cardiovascular Risk Factor Burden and Association With Chronic Kidney Disease in West Africa
This study of patients at seven recruitment centers from hospitals in Nigeria and Ghana found that cardiovascular risk factors were prevalent in middle-aged adult patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Hypertension, elevated cholesterol, and being underweight were all independently associated with CKD.