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Adeera Levin

Adeera Levin

ISN Past-President (2015-2017) Adeera Levin is Professor of Medicine and Head Divsision of Nephrology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada and a consultant nephrologist based at St Paul's Hospital, Providence Health Care.

March 9, 2017 is World Kidney Day. This campaign puts the accent on the important role that obesity plays in the development and progression of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).

After the first ever chronic kidney disease (CKD) weekend held this month in Thailand with support from the Nephrology Society of Thailand (NST), this meeting gathered students, residents, nurses and nephrologists, including researchers and members of the Ministry of Public Health people, to discuss and review the current state of CKD, and best practices.

ISN President Adeera Levin and Executive Council Member Masaomi Nangaku recently traveled to Thailand to meet with local nephrologists and government officers from the country’s Ministry of Public Health. The main highlight of the visit was going to Chitralada Palace for an audience with H.R.H Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, presenting the Her Royal Highness with an ISN Special Recognition Award for her extraordinary contributions to caring for CKD patients. 

Georgi Abraham, a long-standing member of ISN who is currently part of the ISN South Asia Regional Board has received an award from Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena at a ceremony at the Galle Face Hotel in Colombo.

whoISN will attend the 66th session of World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Europe, taking place in Copenhagen as of September 12, 2016.

This presentation was given by Adeera Levin, Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and President of the International Society of Nephrology. It was presented at the ISN Nexus Symposium held April 14-17, 2016 whose theme was “Translational Immunology in Nephrology”. It was given as Keynote Lecture during the Opening Session.

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 14:59

CKDu in Sri Lanka's population

On December 16, 2015, Georgi Abraham and I had the honor of being invited to discussions with Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena, the country’s Minister of Health as well as the leadership of the Sri Lankan Society of Nephrology.

Kidney disease does affect 1:10 adults. It is defined as: “abnormalities of kidney structure and/or function present for greater than three months, with implications for health.”

Saturday, 25 April 2015 21:13

CAN – PREDDICT (Canada)

This presentation was given by Adeera Levin, 2014 ISN President Elect. It was presented at the World Congress of Nephrology 2013 in Hong Kong under Session 3: New Findings from CKD cohort studies from around the world.

Monday, 06 April 2015 12:42

Conservative Care paradigms for Uremia

This presentation was given by Adeera Levin, ISN President. It was presented at the World Congress of Nephrology 2015 in Cape Town during Session 8: Economy constraints to CKD identification and treatment in developing countries.

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