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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.

Monday, 09 December 2013 10:41

EAP application 2013-2: results are out! Featured

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Photo EAP Vietnam 2011The ISN Global Outreach (GO) team is pleased to announce that 8 centers from emerging countries will now welcome an ISN Educational Ambassador following the latest call for applications. Six new Educational Ambassadors were also accepted into the program.

Bishnu Pahari with colleaguesA partnership agreement between ISN and Kidneys for Life to train at The Manchester Royal Infirmary Hospital has now been finalized for all young applicants (usually below 40 years) from developing countries.

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 09:13

ISN launches ISN Fellowship Alumni page on Facebook Featured

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Fellow gatheringThe ISN Global Outreach (GO) Fellowship Program has now launched a new Facebook page for all past and current fellows to share their experiences and photos with each other.

If you have been involved in the ISN GO Fellowship Program or are interested in joining this program then you can join the community page HERE.

 

Scientific course 2The ISN Global Outreach (GO) Research and Prevention (R&P) Program offers research and educational programs in low-middle-income countries to bridge the gap in kidney research and patients care worldwide.

In September, a scientific writing course at the Mario Negri Institute in Bergamo, Italy sought to increase kidney research in developing countries.

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 11:36

ISN GO Workshop: Highlighting the best in nephrology Featured

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130602 WCN2013 0816 HiResDuring the ISN World Congress 2013, the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Workshop was a chance for ISN GO participants to meet and share the continuing success of the programs. The winners of the GO poster sessions also received their prizes during this special session.

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 11:09

Looking back Featured

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Couser WCN2013 0084 HiResISN’s Global Outreach Program Chair shares how he has seen the programs grow from strength to strength.

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 15:05

Different challenges, same mission Featured

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Maria EAPISN Educational Ambassador brings Colombia and India together to raise awareness about CKD prevention.

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 14:13

Applications for Fellowship program now open Featured

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Fellowship group photoThinking of applying for the ISN Fellowship Program, make note of the deadline for applications which has been set for December 15, 2013. ISN Fellowships can take place in various regions of the world depending on your needs, location and area of study.

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 14:54

ISN GO Fellowship Program: results session 2013-2 Featured

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

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 10:23

ISN Global Outreach Program deadlines coming up Featured

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Dr. gouda and Dr. Ghada measuring impliminting EGIPT CKD Program in a rural area webIn the coming months, there are several ISN Global Outreach Program deadlines to watch out for. If you are thinking of applying for the programs listed below, mark you calendar!

 

Couser-CME-ZambiaMark your calendar for the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Central & Eastern Europe Regional Workshop on Friday September 27, 2013 from 13:30 to 15:00.

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 13:26

Two SRC pairs graduate in 2013 Featured

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ISN happy to announce the names of the two sister renal centers that graduated from the ISN GO Sister Renal Center (SRC) Program recently.

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 12:15

ISN R & P Program deadline: October 1st, 2013 Featured

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Dr. gouda and Dr. Ghada measuring impliminting EGIPT CKD Program in a rural area webMark your calendar for the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Research and Prevention Program application deadline on October 1st, 2013.

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

Monday, 01 July 2013 12:14

EAP call results are out! Featured

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EAP Cameroon USA webThe ISN Global Outreach (GO) team is pleased to announce that 13 centers from emerging countries will now welcome an ISN Educational Ambassador following the latest call for applications. Eight new Educational Ambassadors were also accepted into the program.

Tuesday, 25 June 2013 09:58

ISN R & P Program deadline: October 1st, 2013 Featured

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Dr. gouda and Dr. Ghada measuring impliminting EGIPT CKD Program in a rural area webMark your calendar for the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Research and Prevention Program application deadline on October 1st, 2013. If you are interested in applying for this ISN GO Program, make sure to send your application online before this date. CLICK HERE to find out more.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 13:05

Focus on an ISN Fellow from Syria Featured

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Juge Yagan Fellow WEBSyrian nephrologist Jude Yagan shares her experience as an ISN Fellow in Boston and her participation in WCN 2013. Applications for this program will be accepted until June 15, 2013.

APSNThe Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN) is set to partner with ISN in each of its Global Outreach programs: Fellowship, Sister Renal Centre, Research & Prevention, Education Ambassador and Continuous Medical Education (CME) courses and workshops.

Bill Couser and winnerISN is happy to announce the winners of the Global Outreach (GO) poster session. Congratulations to all the winners who have made great contributions to nephrology  and ultimately helped improve kidney care worldwide.

Book EducationLast year, ISN started an important initiative as part of its overall ISN Education strategy: Global Outreach Postings.Find out more and send in your manuscipt!

Monday, 29 April 2013 14:43

EAP deadline: May 1st, 2013 Featured

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EAP Cameroon USAJust a few days left before the deadline for the ISN Global Outreach Educational Ambassadors Program expires. If you are interested in welcoming an Ambassador to your center, you have until May 1st to submit your application. CLICK HERE to apply.

Minster of Health at opening sessionThe Nigerian Association of Nephrology joined forces with ISN to organize a Continuing Medical Education course (CME) in Abuja, Nigeria from January 30 to February 6, 2013. The meeting coincided with the society's 25th anniversary this year.

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

Monday, 08 April 2013 14:27

CME meeting Douala, Cameroon Featured

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CME in Douala Cameroon October 2012After much activity through the ISN Global Outreach Program in recent years, a Continuing Medical Education (CME) course was organized in Douala Cameroon by Gloria Ashuntantang, on behalf of the Cameroon Society of Nephrology. The meeting took place from November 23 to 25, 2012.

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 14:32

Don't miss the GO activities at WCN 2013 Featured

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Go PostersThe Global Outreach team will organize a GO poster session and workshop as well as a GO regional session at the upcoming World Congress of Nephrology.

ISN TTS patientsISN and the ISN Global Outreach Programs are happy to announce the launch of the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center Program. Applications are now open for this new joint partnership between ISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS). CLICK HERE for more details.

EAP Cameroon USABeing an ISN Educational Ambassador is a rewarding experience for ISN members and local doctors in developing countries. Participants feel they are sharing what they know while contributing to change in nephrology. "It was great to watch residents carry out ultrasounds on their own patients at the end of the course," says Charles O'Neill from Emory University, USA. Last November, he gave an interventional nephrology course to trainees and residents at the General Hospital Yaounde, Cameroon.

Dr. gouda and Dr. Ghada measuring impliminting EGIPT CKD Program in a rural area webThere is just a couple of weeks to go before the deadline for the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Research and Prevention (R&P) Program closes. If you want to apply for this program, send in your application before April 1st, 2013. CLICK HERE for more information.

Fellowship group photoApplications are now open for the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Fellowship Program. You can submit your candidacy before June 15, 2013. For more information, CLICK HERE.

First Pediatric dialysis course audience webLast year, saw ISN organize the first Indian Pediatric Dialysis Training course in collaboration with the Medicity Hospital in Gurgaon, Haryana, India. Over two days, delegates from all over India joined the discussions. They were also accompanied by participants from Kuwait and the Royal Hospital in Oman

Speaking at CME Anila Abraham webThis January, the Madras Medical Mission in Chennai was the location for an ISN Global Outreach Continuing Medical Education (CME) course on nephropathology. Local consultant pathologist Anila Abraham Kurien spoke at the sessions alongside Patrick Donovan Walker, Director of NephroPath in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.

Professor Oliveira with the Nephrology team discussing the management of difficult cases.Last December, ISN organized a Continuing Medical Education (CME) course at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, India. The course looked at healthy vascular and fistula care as well as the mechanisms of nephropathy.

Telehealth program BolviviaIn April 2012, thanks to a great sister center partnership in Bolivia and an ISN research and prevention grant, a telehealth system was set up to provide better follow-up care for kidney patients in rural areas. A pool of nephrologists at the Instituto de Nefrología in La Paz now provides remote long-term kidney care to patients in Renal Functional Units at peripheral centers across the country.

Mongolia and Canada SRCThe results of the recent the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Sister Renal Center (SRC) Program call for applications have now been released. CLICK HERE to find out which centers have been accepted into the program.

Monday, 04 February 2013 09:53

New ISN GO CME Chair appointed Featured

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Finkelstein.ISN is pleased to announce that Fred Finkelstein (USA) will succeed Norbert Lameire (Belgium) as ISN Global Outreach (GO) Continuing Medical Education (CME) Chair. His appointment will take effect as of June 2013.

ME award presentation web photoJanuary 25, 2013 - Dr Tareq Suheimat from Amman, Jordan (second left) has accepted the first ISN GO Pioneer Award for the Middle East region from ISN President John Feehally. The ceremony took place at the 11th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Jordan Society of Nephrology which was organized from January 23 to 25, 2013 in Amman, Jordan.

Also present were ISN Global Outreach (GO) Chair William Couser (middle), ISN Middle East Regional Committee Chair Riyad Said, also from Amman (second right) and ISN GO CME Chair Norbert Lameire (right).

Couser-CME-ZambiaFollowing the growing success of several ISN Global Outreach (GO) Regional Workshops across the globe since 2011, ISN is now planning a second workshop in Africa. This will take place on February 22, 2013 during the AFRAN Congress in Accra, Ghana. CLICK HERE to access the ISN events calendar for more information on the program.

Sunday, 27 January 2013 13:50

CME update: nephrology training in India Featured

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ISN GO Regional Workshop.Raising awareness about prevention and acute kidney injury (AKI) is important when training the Indian Medical Community.

ISN GO Nepal South Africa. ISN Fellows help kick start Sister Renal Center partnership leading to a recent successful Educational Ambassador visit to Nepal.

Sunday, 27 January 2013 11:41

Sharing what you know Featured

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Guatemala 2012.ISN Educational Ambassadors continue to share their knowledge and this time it was the turn of the Hospital General San Juan de Dios in Guatemala to welcome an expert from Venezuela.

Training of nurses in the Diabetes outpatient clinic how to test urine by dipstick webMark your calendar for the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Research and Prevention Program application deadline on April 1st, 2013. If you are interested in applying for this ISN GO Program, make sure to send your application online before this date. CLICK HERE to find out more.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 08:23

Video testimonies on pediatric nephrology in Colombia Featured

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Following a successful ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program in Cali, Colombia last October, ISN is happy to share some testimonies filmed during the meeting at the ‪Institucional Unidad Neurología Pediátrica‬, Fundaciòn Valle del Lili. ISN would like to thank pediatric nephrologist Jaime M. Restrepo and Alejandro Montenegro for providing some great material that illustrates the impact of kidney disease in the country, the life of a kidney patients and the fantastic work of this nephrology unit.

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