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“A Boost to Developing Peritoneal Dialysis in Bangladesh”: ISN Granting Programs Support Hands-on Training and Scientific Meeting in Bangladesh

Dr. Stanley Fan presents a training session to staff at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital in Dhaka ISN Granting Programs complement each other to connect experts and support the development of healthcare centers in low-resource settings, as demonstrated by recent ISN initiatives in Bangladesh. The ISN Educational Ambassadors Program (EAP) supported Educational Ambassadors Dr. Stanley...

Get Airtime on WKD Social Media Channels and Encourage Others to Participate in World Kidney Day: Share a Short Film on Your 2023 WKD Activity

Take sixty seconds of your time to use the World Kidney Day (WKD) virtual background, poster, or banner as a backdrop to record a short video (no longer than a minute) presenting your planned WKD activity and what the campaign means to you. Send your video to info@worldkidneyday.org. The WKD team has compiled a list of video production tips to...

The WCN’23 Sessions I Don’t Want to Miss as a Clinical Researcher

As a young nephrologist interested in clinical research, the World Congress of Nephrology 2023 in Bangkok really appeals. It promises to be a professionally rewarding experience with some very interesting sessions in store. I'm looking forward to both the scientific program and connecting with other researchers – all in an exciting, exotic location! Biomarkers are predicted...

The Patient Perspective, Emergency Preparedness, Home Dialysis and Green Nephrology: Attend the Professor Donal O’Donoghue Global Kidney Policy Forum 2023

The "Professor Donal O'Donoghue, Global Kidney Policy Forum: Focus on Oceania and South East Asia" will be held on March 30 from 8 a.m. to 12.10 p.m. local time at the World Congress of Nephrology 2023.   The meeting brings together decision-makers and stakeholders, including WHO representatives, patients, and internationally renowned nephrologists. Discover the complete Global...

From PhD to Driving a PD-first Policy in Thailand – Spotlight on WCN’23 Plenary Speaker Yot Teerawattananon

Yot Teerawattananon will present "Dispelling the Myths of Providing Dialysis in Low- and Middle-income Countries" at WCN'23 at 5 p.m. ICT on Thursday, March 30. We talked to Yot Teerawattananon about his role in developing a public health assessment program in Thailand and asked him for a sneak preview of his congress talk and its...

Meet the 2023 ISN WCN Social Media Team

Since WCN'15, the ISN provides comprehensive coverage of WCN content across social media platforms in an engaging and informative way. Meet the 2023 ISN World Congress of Nephrology (WCN'23) Social Media Team here! The ISN WCN SoMe team is made up of volunteers from current members of the @ISNeducation team and selected applicants. A new team...

Thank You for Your Support in 2022. The ISN Membership Year Began January 1: Renew or Join Now for Maximum Benefits

Your ISN membership helped the ISN global community to grow and thrive in 2022. Last year, the ISN supported: 23 ISN Fellows 15 ISN Interventional Nephrology scholars 4 ISN Clinical Research Projects 22 Local educational meetings 21 ISN Regional Training Centers 6 ISN Continuing Medical Education meetings 4 ISN Educational Ambassadors 63 ISN Sister Centers pairs 30 ISN Mentorship pairs WCN'22 Two ISN Frontiers Meetings ISN Academy...

International Practices and Challenges Surrounding COVID-19 Vaccination – Results From ISN Survey Published in BMJ Open

"Availability and Prioritization of COVID-19 Vaccines Among Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease and Kidney Transplant - A Global Survey by the International Society of Nephrology" has been published in BMJ Open. Read the manuscript here. The paper is based on a survey initiated by a team of ISN members on the availability, preparation and prioritization of...

The ISN Welcomes a New Collective-Member Society

The UK Kidney Association (UKKA) has joined the ISN as a Collective-Member Society, strengthening a mutual commitment to advancing nephrology in the Western Europe region. UKKA members will enjoy the full benefits of ISN membership for a tailored membership fee. Collective Society status increases global activity and visibility through ISN endorsement, priority consideration for managing...