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Sign up for the European Renal Pathology Course 2015 in Amsterdam

The 9th European Renal Pathology Course will take place in Amsterdam from June 9-12, 2015. This four-day course has been designed for pathologists, nephrologists, pediatric nephrologists and residents in these specialties. CLICK HERE for more information. The first three days will be dedicated to native renal diseases, with special attention to the newest insights in renal pathophysiology,...

Join the 2015 International AMA certified pediatric nephrology and dialysis course

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 aim of the meeting is to provide comprehensive coverage of the rapidly developing field of pediatric nephrology,...

Caring for kidney patients in Malawi

In July 2014, a new hemodialysis unit opened in Blantyre, Malawi. Blantyre is in southern Malawi, not far from the border with Mozambique. With a population of over 600,000 it is the country’s second biggest city behind the capital Lilongwe, and is a major financial centre. Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) is a tertiary...

Last chance to send abstracts for the WCN 2015 Satellite Symposium

Just one day to go before the abstract submissions deadline closes for the 10th World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) satellite conference organized by the ISN Advisory Committee for Kidney Health in Disadvantaged Populations (CKHDP). Deadline is Thursday, November 20, 2014. The WCN 2015 Satellite Symposium on Kidney Disease in Disadvantaged Populations will be held from March 17-18, 2015 at the...

The World Kidney Fund: helping ISN do more

The World Kidney Fund  is ISN’s direct online fundraising platform. CLICK HERE to find out more and help us advance nephrology even further. ISN has long been deeply and successfully engaged in advancing kidney care around the world through its various ISN Programs. But, as always, more could and should be done. The World Kidney Fund sets...

New World Kidney Day website is launched

The World Kidney Day (WKD) team is happy to announce the launch of its new website. CLICK HERE to discover more. It is now more user-friendly, easier to navigate and even more interactive.   The new website has many improvements and new exciting features too, including: A new layout: the WKD website has had a complete change of look...

0by25 Initiative and Global Burden of Disease agree for AKI inclusion in 2014 report

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...

Integrated pathology of renal diseases head talks at CME in China

This 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...

YNC is a growing community

As Chair of the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC), I'm pleased to announce that our online community has grown to over 2000 members. In particular, we are very pleased to announce our newly appointed ISN YNC member Issa Al Salmi to help us bridge and build partnerships in the Middle-East region. We hope to promote...