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ISN CME Program Supports ISN Sister Renal Centers’ Virtual Symposium on AKI

The “Acute Kidney Injury Across Two Continents: An Anglo-Indian Virtual AKI Symposium” was held on March 5 and 6, 2021, organized by the ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) pair between the Nephrology Department at Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad, India (emerging center), and the Department of Renal Medicine, Heartlands Hospital Birmingham, UK (supporting center) currently at...

EACCME Extends Accreditation for the ISN Academy

The ISN Academy has had accreditation renewed by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for a further two years. Modules will be credited with one European CME credit (ECMEC®) per hour of e-learning provided that users complete the module and relevant assessment. Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)...

Announcing the Young Nephrologists Awards

The YNC is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Young Nephrologists Awards: Dr. Julian A. Marschner (Germany) - best basic science abstract, “A kidney-on-the-chip approach using primary human tubular cells in a 3D co-culture system.” Dr. Marschner is currently completing postdoctoral work developing complex in vitro assays to gain mechanistic insights into processes of...

ISN Joins GCCH in Raising Awareness of Circulatory Diseases

The ISN, alongside its partners in the Global Coalition for Circulatory Health (GCCH), contributed to MediaPlanet’s cardiovascular health campaign with the article “Circulatory diseases – a growing global problem,” to be published in the Guardian newspaper. Read the article here from tomorrow, March 30. Circulatory diseases are the world’s leading cause of disability and death and...

Available Now: CKD Toolkit for Healthcare Professionals

The ISN and KDIGO have partnered to create tools on CKD early identification and intervention for kidney health professionals, primary care physicians, and nurses working in primary care settings. Access the toolkit here. The ISN-KDIGO CKD Early Identification & Intervention Toolkit includes quick guides, infographics, teaching tools, as well as research articles, webcasts, and reports. The toolkit...

Join the Global Nephrology Community at WCN’21: Only 17 Days Left to Register

Raising-the-Curtain Sessions WCN’21 launches with special Raising-the-Curtain sessions connecting ISN’s ten global regions to highlight issues and initiatives in each area. Starting with the ISN Oceania and South East Asia Region and ending with the ISN Latin America Region, take a world tour from East to West between April 12-14. Discover the complete program and find...

Inspiring Films From Around the World: Watch the ISN Community Film Event Finalists and Vote for Your Favorite

Watch all seven ISN Community Film Event finalists’ thought-provoking films here. The Mountain in His Blood Aham Kushalini A Successful Story of an Underprivileged Female Haemodialysis Patient A Struggle for a Normal Life Stop chronic kidney disease in rural areas Mehwish – Challenging the Challenges (Story of a Dialysis Patient) Life Beyond the Transplant Ready to vote? The winner(s) will be announced...

World Kidney Day: Listen to the New ISN Global Kidney Care Podcast

Join Roberto Pecoits-Filho and Smeeta Sinha in conversation with Philip Kam Tao Li and Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, co-chairs of the World Kidney Day (WKD) Steering Committee. Listen to episode eight of the ISN GKHP here. Their discussion covers the 2021 WKD theme, "Living well with Kidney Disease,” and the need to increase education and awareness about effective...

Webinar Presents Key Elements of ISN Member Campaigns Leading to Dialysis Patient Prioritisation in National Covid-19 Vaccination Programs

As part of ISN’s global campaign to prioritize COVID-19 vaccinations for the three million patients worldwide currently undergoing dialysis, the ISN held the webinar, “Prioritization of Dialysis Patients in National Covid-19 Vaccination Programs - Lessons Learned from Successful Campaigns,” on March 9, 2021. The webinar highlighted methods and results from campaigns carried out in Italy,...

Support the Ravi Mehta Acute Kidney Injury Fellowship Fund

The ISN Ravi Mehta AKI Fellowship was set up in honor of Dr. Ravindra Mehtain in collaboration with his friends and colleagues to recognize his leadership and contribution to global health and education. The ISN invites you to make a financial contribution to the Ravi Mehta AKI Fellowship. Donations are used to: Support a Fellow: Training in Acute Kidney...