Friday, 28 October 2011 12:36

ISN responds to quake in Turkey

The ISN Renal Disaster Relief Task Force (RDRTF) recently responded in the aftermath of the earthquake that took place in Turkey.

Ray Vanholder, Chair of the RDRTF, has published a report on the task force's current response to this disaster, CLICK HERE. A second follow up report is also available HERE. You can also read more about this initiative on the RDRTF section of the Gateway or read ISN President John Feehally's blog on the task force's work in the region.

The RDRTF provides essential medical care to people in the wake of natural disasters and consists of a worldwide network of experts in the management of patients with acute renal failure. It was created after the severe earthquake in Armenia in 1988 to provide future renal aid in action wherever needed around the globe.  The Task Force works in close collaboration with Médecins Sans Frontières.

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