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Vote for a Winner in the “Community Choice Film Selection” Event

The Community Choice Film Selection presents a selection of the 2021 ISN Community Film Event entries that narrowly missed the shortlist. Watch the selection, get inspired by the stories, and vote for your favorite film here. Online voting will close on December 6, 2021. The 2022 Community Choice Film Selection winner will automatically become a finalist of the 2022 ISN...

The ISN Welcomes a New Collective-Member Society

The Nepal Society of Nephrology (NSN) has joined the ISN as a Collective-Member Society, strengthening a mutual commitment to advancing nephrology in the South Asia region. Alongside several other ongoing activities, the ISN has worked with the B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Nepal as part of the 0by25 Initiative to improve acute kidney...

One Day Left to Apply for ISN Working Group Leadership Opportunities

Are you an ISN member looking to share your knowledge and experience with others to help shape the future of the global kidney community? Apply for these exciting leadership roles by Tuesday, September 21, 2021: i3C (International Consortium CKDu Collaborators) Working Group, Deputy Chair ISN-ACT (Advancing Clinical Trials) Committee, Deputy Chair CPC (Core Programs Committee), Deputy Chair CME (Continuing...

Register for the ISN Webinar on Findings from the International Home Dialysis Roundtable

Join Mallika Mendu, Simon Davies, Daniel Gallego, and Vivekananad Jha on October 28, 2021, at 2.30 p.m. CEST to address the main findings of the International Home Dialysis Roundtable, including best practices, successful strategies, and overcoming challenges in home dialysis. Register for the webinar here. Read the paper "Expanding Utilization of Home Dialysis: An Action Agenda...

Read the Action Agenda from the International Home Dialysis Roundtable

The International Home Dialysis Roundtable (IHDR; funded by Baxter) recently drafted an action plan to highlight the significant economic, quality-of-life, and clinical advantages of using home dialysis rather than in-center hemodialysis. They recommend four key areas to promote home dialysis: Read the full IHDR action agenda here. The ISN stands by the IHDR recommendations in line with...

Read the Latest ISN Journals eDigest on Genetic Diseases and Nephrotic Syndrome

Access the latest companion to ISN Journals here. This quarter's eDigest presents a selection of papers from Kidney International addressing genetic kidney conditions and articles from the Kidney International Reports September issue on disease patterns and treatment advances for patients with nephrotic syndrome and its related conditions.

ISN responds to WHO consultation on recommendations to strengthen and monitor diabetes responses

The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback on the WHO Discussion Paper: Draft recommendations to strengthen and monitor diabetes responses within national noncommunicable disease programmes, including potential targets and on the document Improving Health Outcomes of People with Diabetes Mellitus: Target Setting to Reduce the Global Burden of Diabetes...

ASN/ERA/ISN Kidney Ethics Webinar Series – Inequalities in Uptake of Kidney Care: An Ethical Challenge – September 29 @ 3 p.m. CEST

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the European Renal Association (ERA), and the International Society of Nephrology(ISN) are pleased to announce the second webinar in their joint webinar series on Kidney Ethics. Join Professor Dominique Martin, Professor Raymond Vanholder, and Dr Mehmet Sukru Sever on Inequalities in Uptake of Kidney Care: An Ethical Challenge on September...

Introducing the Second Detlef Schlöndorff ISN Fellow

The ISN is pleased to announce the second Detlef Schlöndorff Fellowship recipient, Ahmad Naseer Kaihan. Ahmad Naseer Kaihan will travel from his home center, the Payem Sehat Hospital in Afghanistan, to the MGM Healthcare Center in India. He will spend 12 months training in clinical nephrology under supervision from Georgi Abraham and then return to his home...