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renal pathologyKidney pathology educational programs available to the worldwide nephrology community are rather limited. In 2014, ISN and the American Nephrologists of Indian Origin (ANIO) set up a year-long web-based Clinical Nephropathology Certificate Program (CNC) to help physicians worldwide who seek training in the principles and practice of nephropathology.

Monday, 23 February 2015 14:17

Sister partnerships for 2015 Featured

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Ward rounds Myanmar JFISN is happy to announce the results of the last round of applications for the ISN Sister Renal Center (SRC) Program. CLICK HERE to read the list of active pairs and trios for this year.

Sunday, 22 February 2015 12:42

ISN Educational Ambassador in Latin America Featured

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Breaking language barriers in El Salvador to teach the importance of vascular care for kidney patients.El Salvador 2014 7

YNC indiaThe next deadline for the ISN-ANIO Clinical Nephropathology Certificate Program has now been extended to March 20, 2015. So do not miss the chance to take part in this great online course.

Dr Kumar EAP fellowsSome of the most successful ISN Fellows, ISN Clinical Research projects and ISN Sister Renal Center (SRC) partnerships will be awarded prizes for their efforts during the upcoming ISN World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) in Cape Town, South Africa. The ISN Programs gallery will also be open for the duration of the exhibition.

We are pleased to announce that the Indian Society of Nephrology (INDSN) has agreed to co-sponsor a number of ISN Educational Ambassadors, ISN Fellowships and ISN Sister Renal Center Programs until 2016.

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 17:27

Get to know the ISN Programs Featured

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The ISN Programs continue to offer a broad range of educational and training activities to nephrology communities in developing countries. Many of these take place onsite and respond to local needs. This latest publication reveals the success of the programs in 2013.

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 09:28

ISN Fellows: latest application session Featured

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Dr Kumar EAP fellowsFollowing the recent call for applications, the ISN Fellowship Program Committee is happy to announce that the program has once again received great interest and a record number of 50 complete applications from all over the world.

Fellowship EtienneMark your calendars as the next deadline to apply for the ISN Fellowship Program is December 15, 2014. The ISN Fellowship Program provides relevant and contemporary nephrology training for physicians from emerging countries, with the ultimate goal of improving the standards of nephrology practice in the fellow’s home institution.

The International AMA Certified Neonatal and Pediatric Nephrology Training Workshop and 3rd Indian Simulation Based Pediatric Dialysis Course will be held from February 28 February to March 1st, 2015. This meeting is certified with CME-AMA Type-2 Credits.

The ISN is partnering with the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation to incorporate Acute Kidney Injury incidence data from the Initiative into the upcoming Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2014 Study.

The GBD Study is the world’s largest single source of leading contributors to health loss within society.  Incorporation of AKI into this study will allow for a seminal determination of the contribution of AKI to loss of life and health throughout the world during the past 2 decades.

More information on the Global Burden of Disease: http://www.who.int/

More information on the 0by25 Initiative: www.0by25.org

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imageThis July, a Continuing Medical Education (CME) course took place Zhengzhou and Beijing, China. It was organized in two parts and focused on the topic of integrated pathologic diagnosis of renal diseases and improving techniques.The first part was organized under auspices of the 2014 International Forum of Renal Pathology and the 9th National Renal Pathology Conference in Beijing. The second part took place at the 2014 Harvard and Zhengzhou University Sister Renal Center (SRC) Forum.

Educational Ambassador Solomon webThe deadline to apply for the ISN Educational Ambassadors Program has now been extended. All applications are welcome but if you are from Latin America or the Asia Pacific region, we are particularly interested in receiving your application. Applications can be made online before October 31st, 2014, CLICK HERE.

PIC Guatemala 2012 web 2The deadline to apply for the ISN Educational Ambassadors Program has now been extended. If you are from Latin America or the Asia Pacific region, we are particularly interested in receiving your application. Applications can be made online before October 31st, 2014, CLICK HERE.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 09:06

Join the ISN Regional Workshop in India Featured

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First Pediatric dialysis course audience webAn ISN Regional Workshop is taking place on Saturday December 20, 2014 in Kolkata India, at the Hotel Hyatt Regency.

YNC Brazil webThe deadline for applications for the ISN Clinical Research and Prevention Program is coming up on October 1st, 2014. If you are thinking of applying, make sure to do so before this date. We are particularly looking for applications from the Asia Pacific region.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 08:43

EAP: call for applications deadline October 1st, 2014 Featured

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Educational Ambassador Solomon webThe deadline for the latest call for applications for the ISN Educational Ambassadors Program (EAP) is October 1st, 2014. Don't miss this opportunity to apply for this ISN Program.

YNC Brazil webThe call is now open to apply for the ISN Clinical Research and Prevention Program. Deadline for applications is October 1st, 2014.

The ISN Regional Committee for Latin America organized a Regional Workshop during the XVII Congress of the Sociedad Latino Americana de Nefrologia y Hipertension (SLANH) held in Santiago, Chile, from August 20 to 24, 2014.

Mongolia and Canada SRCMark your calendar for the ISN Sister Renal Center Program application deadline on September 15, 2014. If you are interested in applying for this ISN Program, make sure to send your application online before this date. CLICK HERE to find out more.

Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:37

ISN Regional Workshop in Dubai this December Featured

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An ISN Program Regional Workshop is taking place on Saturday December 13, 2014 from 2 to 4 pm at the Intercontinental Hotel, Festival City, Dubai United Arab Emirates.

Gaza transplants photos by Craig StennettApplications are now being accepted to join the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center Program. Deadline for applications is September 15, 2014.

SLANHISN is pleased to announce that the Sociedad Latino Americana de Nefrologia y Hipertension (SLANH) has agreed to co-sponsor the Educational Ambassadors Program for a total amount of 10,000 USD a year, next to already supporting the ISN Fellowship Program for an amount of 14,000 USD every year.  Eligible candidates must come from Latin America and be a member of SLANH.

2. Pioneer award presentation webThe first ISN Pioneer Award for the East Asia region was presented to Dr. HaiYan Wang on July 27, 2014.

Monday, 04 August 2014 14:24

EAP call for applications: results are out Featured

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EAP Cameroon USA webThe ISN Program team is pleased to announce the results of the latest call for applications for the ISN Educational Ambassadors Program. We would like to thank the Asia Pacific Society of Nephrology and the Sociedad Latino Americana de Hipertension y Nefrologia for co-funding certain visits from this session.

Couser-CME-ZambiaAn ISN Program Regional Workshop is taking place on Saturday August 23, 2014 from 8.30 to 10.15am, at the Hotel Casa Piedra (room Cordillera) in Santiago, Chile.

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 08:03

The results are out: R&P call for applications Featured

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Dr. gouda and Dr. Ghada measuring impliminting EGIPT CKD Program in a rural area webFollowing the last call for applications, the ISN Research and Prevention Committee is happy to announce the list of applicants who are set to receive a grant to carry out an ISN Clinical Research and Prevention Program.

Dr. gouda and Dr. Ghada measuring impliminting EGIPT CKD Program in a rural area webMark your calendar for the ISN Research and Prevention Program application deadline on October 1st, 2014.

Fellow gatheringThe fellowship deadline closed last Sunday June 15, 2014. So far, we have received a total of 39 applications from all regions.

CME MoscowLast year, Belarus became one of the top 10 countries for organ donation and deceased donor kidney transplantation. This achievement would not have been possible without a valuable partnership between renal centers in the UK, Belarus and Russia.

Dr Kumar EAP ultrasoundDr Lalathaksha M. Kumbar, an interventional nephrologist from Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA, visited the Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute in Chennai, India this March. The department of nephrology is one of the oldest departments in the hospital and its staff were looking for training in interventional nephrology.

Educational Ambassador Solomon webThe deadline for the latest call for applications for the ISN Educational Ambassadors Program (EAP) has now been extended to May 31st, 2014. Don't miss on this opportunity to apply for this ISN Program.

CME New Delhi webISN is happy to announce the endorsement of two Continuing Medical Education (CME) Courses, taking place in India and Indonesia over the coming months. These will coincide with local meetings and respond to training needs in these regions. The Asia Pacific Society of Nephrology is jointly funding the travel of two speakers.

Wednesday, 09 April 2014 10:46

ISN joint fellowships: nephrology training for all Featured

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Fellowship EtiennePartnerships are important when trying to build a career in nephrology and get the best fellowship training. Through the Fellowship Program, ISN has partnered with some 13 organizations, societies and universities - offering a little something for everyone.

Start of the meeting at Clinica Hospita webThe Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nefrología e Hipertensión and Sociedad de Transplante de América Latina y El Caribe came together last year for an online course about immunopathology and immunointervention, gathering some 600 participants from Latin America, Europe and the United States. The course was supported by ISN.

Gaza transplants photos by Craig Stennett webUntil recently, there were no transplant services available in Gaza. About 500 adult patients and 20 children were on chronic hemodialysis and only those who could afford to travel away could benefit from this treatment.

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 13:00

First nephropathology workshop in India Featured

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workshop organizers webAnila Abraham, from the Center for Renal and Urological Pathology, along with Prof. Edwin Fernando, Head of Nephrology at Stanley Medical College and Prof. N Gopalakrishnan, Head of Nephrology at Madras Medical College, in Chennai, India organized an ISN endorsed nephropathology workshop on January 25, 2014. It was the first of its kind in the region.

Wednesday, 05 March 2014 10:25

ISN Fellowship Program: results are out! Featured

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Fellowship group photoISN is happy to announce the outcome of the last call for application to the ISN Fellowship Program. To get the full list of ISN Fellows who will be joining the program, CLICK HERE.

speakers jamaica cmeIn collaboration with the University of the West Indies, Faculty of Medical Sciences, the University of Michigan, and Ann Arbor, the Caribbean Institute of Nephrology hosted the 6th annual International Conference on Nephrology and Hypertension from January 30 to February 1st, 2014, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre under the theme: "Touching the Disadvantaged."

Educational Ambassador Solomon webDo you want to share your expertise with other doctors in the developing world? Are you looking for an expert to help train local doctors in specific areas of nephrology?

The ISN-ANIO Indukaka Ipcowala Apprenticeship Program gives an opportunity to physicians or allied healthcare personnel to train and gain by practical experience specific skills in any field of nephrology, including but not limited to renal pathology, chronic kidney disease, transplantation, or dialysis.

renal pathologyThe International Society of Nephrology Renal Pathology Committee seeks applications for one mini-sabbatical for a nephropathologist from a developing country (as defined by the ISN) to provide partial support for short term in-depth study of renal pathology, by immersion in an established expert renal pathology laboratory for up to two weeks, in conjunction with attendance at a major renal pathology course (see below).

Educational Ambassador Solomon webISN Educational Ambassador Shlomo Cohney from Melbourne, Australia recently visited Khon Kaen hospital in Thailand. He brought with him expertise in transplantation, transplant immunology as well as an established interest in clinical and laboratory research.

Ana Rose DY webPediatric nephrology is an ever-growing subspecialty in the Philippines. Raising awareness about kidney disease is crucial as it is especially common in children. Ana Rose Dy finished a two-year fellowship training for Pediatric Nephrology in the Philippines and was awarded the ISN grant for fellowship training at The Children's Hospital at Westmead.

Monday, 03 February 2014 12:53

SRC partnerships for 2014 Featured

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PIC Guatemala 2012 webISN is happy to announce the results of the last round of application for the Sister Renal Center Program. CLICK HERE to read the list of active pairs and trios for this year.

Interactive working session make for better learning webAn ISN Educational Ambassador Program (EAP) visit to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital sparks hope for developing a national renal registry in Ghana.

Monday, 30 December 2013 14:06

New ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers announced  Featured

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ISN TTS center webISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS) are delighted to announce the results of the latest call for applications of ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center Program.

The ISN Global Outreach (GO) Fellowship Program is happy to announce that it has hit a record high in applications for its latest call for applicationsFellowship Marcelo Santos Sampaio.

FellowsApplications for the ISN Global Outeach (GO) Fellowship Program are set to close on December 15, 2013. So if you are interested in joining this program, make sure to apply before the call closes.

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 13:57

Coming up in 2014 - ISN GO Program deadlines Featured

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With 2014 just around the corner, we want to communicate the ISN Global Outreach program deadlines for next year.

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