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The ISN Continues to Lobby to Raise Kidney Disease to the Top of the Agenda During Global Week for Action on NCDs

Today marks the start of the Global Week for Action on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), with activities taking place worldwide to raise awareness of the urgent need for increased financing to prevent and treat NCDs and build resilient health systems. With an estimated 41 million deaths yearly, NCDs constitute the leading cause of death and disability...

ISN Members Exclusive: ISN Frontiers Meeting in Bergamo and WCN’22 Content is Now Available to ISN Members on the ISN Academy

A new section on the ISN Academy allows you to access content from past ISN events you may have missed. Explore the available content here. ISN members and ISN Academy subscribers can access content from the recent ISN Frontiers Meeting in Bergamo here. ISN members can access WCN'22 content here. The congress material is also available to non-ISN...

Celebrate Excellence in Kidney Care: More Time to Nominate a Candidate for the ISN 2023 Awards – Submit Your Nominations!

Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to kidney care? The ISN Awards are a chance to recognize an individual's role in advancing global kidney health in line with the ISN’s mission. Find out more about ISN Awards here. The deadline to submit nominations for the ISN 2023 Awards is now September 26, 2022. Send all nominations,...

Visit Us at the ISN Booth in Calgary, Canada, from 7-11 September at the IPNA Congress and Listen to ISN President Agnes Fogo in the Plenary State of the Art Session 1 on Saturday, September 9

The ISN will be present at the 19th International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) congress in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, from September 7-11, 2022. Delegates can visit the ISN at our exhibition booth, or connect with us online here. ISN President Agnes Fogo will present 'Tubulo-glomerular Cross Talk' during the 'Plenary State of the Art #1 session' on...

Join Us in Welcoming Ten New ISN Fellows From Albania, Kenya, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nigeria, the Philippines, Somalia, and Thailand

The ISN warmly congratulates these newly-appointed ISN Fellows. Get to know our new ISN Fellows here. These doctors from eight countries will spend between three and twelve months training at host centers worldwide, where they will receive hands-on training in their specialty area. Most training will take place in an ISN Regional Training Center. Once trained, ISN...

ISN Educational Ambassador Program Facilitates Hybrid Course on Clinical and Interventional Nephrology in Egypt

Participants are instructed on point-of-care ultrasound at a workshop at the ISN Ambassadors training program in Egypt An ISN Educational Ambassadors (EA) training program was held at Dikirnis Central Hospital in Dakahlia, Egypt, in July. The sessions, led by ISN Educational Ambassador Prof. Ahmed Akl, and Dr. Ahmed Albeyaly, director of Dakahlia Ministry of Health, nephrology sector,...

The ISN Community Film Event: Share Your Story and Make a Difference in the Lives of People with Kidney Disease

Have your patients inspired you? Admire tireless colleagues? Tell their story! Stories of kidney health challenges and the resilience needed to face them raise awareness of the impact of poor kidney health on those living with kidney diseases. The ISN invites its members to film a short account of people living with or treating kidney diseases. You don’t have...

The ISN ELP Program 2022 Cohort on Climate Change and the Urgent Need for Green Nephrology

By Wing-Shing Fung, on behalf of the ISN Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) 2022 cohort* Climate change is the biggest health threat humanity is currently facing [1], and its impact on health is devastating. Indeed, climate change is expected to cause approximately 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050 [2]. The global temperature has...

Infections and Infection Diagnostics in Kidney Transplant Patients: ISN Frontiers Meeting-New Delhi Co-chair, Chih-Wei Yang, Presents Highlights From Day Four of the Scientific Program on Kidneys and Infections

The ISN Frontiers Meeting on bi-directional relationships between infections and kidney diseases will take place in New Delhi, India, from September 22-25, 2022. Register for the meeting here. We asked Frontiers Meeting New-Delhi Co-Chair Chih-Wei Yang to tell us about day four of the program: What can delegates expect from sessions on day four? Can you...

Nominations Deadline Now September 7, 2022 – Nominate, or be Nominated as, the Next ISN President-Elect or a Regional Board Deputy Chair/Councilor

Nominate the next ISN President-Elect & 10 Regional Board Deputy Chairs/Councilors NOMINATIONS DEADLINE NOW: SEPTEMBER 7, 2022 Nominate, or be nominated as, a candidate for 2023-25: ISN President-Elect (1 vacancy), or ISN Regional Board Deputy Chair/Councilor (1 vacancy in each of the 10 ISN regions) The next ISN leadership election for ISN President-Elect and Regional Board Deputy Chairs/Councilors in all...