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Don’t Miss the ISN Session at APCN 2020

The 18th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology (APCN 2020) takes place from October 2-4, 2020 in a fully virtual format under the theme: Combating CKD in the Asia Pacific: Local Strategies for a Global Problem Representing ISN participation, Germaine Wong will deliver, Clinical Care of COVID-19 Infection: Perspective of a Frontline Nephrologist in the Special Symposium: COVID-19...

Submit an Abstract for the 2021 Frontiers Meeting

“Complement-Related Kidney Diseases: Classification, Genetics, and Treatment.” Are you involved in the field of complement-mediated kidney diseases? Don’t miss this opportunity to speed up research and drug development in your area of specialization: Submit an abstract for the 2021 Frontiers Meeting! Abstract submissions open on October 5, 2020. Why submit an abstract? To share your research with colleagues and...

Stay Connected: Share Your Kidney Care Story

Show your short film at the  ISN Community Film Event! How have your patients coped with a kidney disease diagnosis? How was your medical team able to provide optimal care to kidney patients? Submit a film that informs or reflects on kidney disease's impact on patients and dedicated healthcare professionals in your community. A jury will select submissions to...

Apply for an ISN Travel Grant to Attend WCN’21

The World Congress of Nephrology 2021 (WCN’21) organizers are pleased to offer a Travel Grant Program for online or in-person attendance to WCN’21. The grants are available to ISN members residing in low and lower-middle income countries (consult the list of eligible countries). These grants support equitable access to ISN learning and networking opportunities. In-person WCN’21 Travel...

ISN to Contribute to WHO Regional Committee Meetings

The ISN continues to strengthen its collaboration with the World Health Organization during the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, besides attending the World Health Assembly, the ISN will participate in the 72nd Session of the Regional Committee of WHO for the Americas and the 71st session of the World Health Organization Regional Committee for the Western...

Global Trials Focus

Every month the ISN-ACT Team lists interesting new randomized controlled trials from around the world. Highlight: Diltiazem may be superior to nifedipine for post-partum hypertension in pregnancy. See the latest trials here. From October 2020, the GTF will be available in French, Spanish, Arabic, and Mandarin. Would you like to support equal access to nephrology research? Become an ISN...

ISN 0by25 Initiative Recognized for Academic-Scientific Merit

Dr. Rolando Claure Del Granado and colleagues involved in the ISN 0by25 initiative in Bolivia Every year, the Scientific Committee of the Medical College of Bolivia awards outstanding studies and investigators that significantly impact the local population. This year, the jury recognized the academic and research activities of Dr. Rolando Claure Del Granado and selected the...

Submit a Session proposal on COVID-19 for the World Congress of Nephrology 2021

The deadline is October 8, 2020. The unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on kidney patients and services worldwide will be addressed in the scientific program of the World Congress of Nephrology 2021. The Scientific Program Working Group is preparing focused sessions covering the latest findings and insights on the coronavirus and its impact on kidney health. We welcome...

Help Empower Kidney Patients: CELEBRATE World Kidney Day 2021

World Kidney Day (WKD) 2021 takes place on Thursday, March 11. The 2021 campaign will focus on, “Kidney Health for Everyone, Everywhere - Living Well with Kidney Disease.” Initiatives will concentrate on raising awareness of effective symptom-management to improve patients’ quality of life and encouraging patient self-empowerment to ensure that people with kidney diseases can...

An ISN Fellow’s Journey Continues Back in Tanzania and Virtually

Dr. Amar Swali Performs a USG-guided percutaneous kidney biopsy at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital Dr. Amar Swali, from Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania, is an ISN Fellow who has been receiving training at the Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital in Nadiad, Gujarat, India, since mid-October 2019. Dr. Amar affirms that he has surpassed his initial goals during the fellowship....