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Notice of ISN General Assembly Meeting

I am pleased to notify you that the 2021 ISN General Assembly meeting will take place online during the ISN 2021 Virtual World Congress of Nephrology, as follows: Time:  7:00 to 8:00 am Montreal time (convert time and date to your own time zone here) Date: Monday, April 19, 2021 Place: Via online webinar To register for the ISN...

Global Kidney Organizations Urge Governments to Prioritize Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccine to Dialysis Patients.

The presidents of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA), and the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) have urged the immediate prioritization of COVID-vaccine distribution to people undergoing dialysis treatment in dialysis units worldwide. Kidney failure patients cannot live without dialysis and are more at risk of...

World Kidney Day Unites the Nephrology Community with WKD Webinar; Brussels’ Icon Dressed in WKD Colors

The ISN and the IFKF-WKA broadcast a World Kidney Day 2021 Webinar, “Living well with kidney disease,” bringing together the WKD community to mark the occasion despite ongoing restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A recording of the WKD Webinar will shortly be available on the ISN Academy. ISN President Vivek Jha and IFKF-WKA President Siu-Fai...

New: Read the DICG Newsletter

The Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism (DICG), a joint initiative of the Transplantation Society and the ISN, has begun publishing a monthly newsletter. Read the second issue of the DICG newsletter here. The current edition highlights: A message from the Co-Chair of the DICG, Sanjay Nagral. Recent news articles related to the...

“Are Your Kidneys Healthy?” Campaign

The ISN and AstraZeneca have joined forces on a public awareness campaign highlighting chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its risk factors and promoting early detection in at-risk categories. “Are your kidneys healthy?” is a quick online quiz, available in 11 languages, which helps people gauge their risk of kidney disease and indicates when they should...

Announcing the Winners of the ISN Fellowship Awards 2021

Every two years, at the occasion of the World Congress of Nephrology, the ISN Fellowship Committee recognizes a selection of recent and current ISN Fellows for their ongoing achievements. The ISN is pleased to announce three winners of the ISN Fellowship Awards 2021.  The ISN Fellowship Committee selected these winners based on the abstract accepted...

Register COVID-19 cases on the CORONATION Registry

The CORONATION registry continues to recruit worldwide. Any COVID-19 case is eligible. We are particularly keen to collect information on patients with chronic kidney disease, kidney transplants, or those receiving dialysis. Our web-portal is simple to use: You can quickly register a case and then come back up to 12 months later to fill in...

Discover the WCN’21 Virtual Delegate Bag

What’s in the WCN’21 event bag? An advance copy of the ISN Framework for Developing Dialysis Programs in Low-Resource Settings, officially launching at the WCN’21 Global Kidney Policy Forum. An ISN framework, developed alongside the World Health Organization (WHO), to guide the establishment or expansion of dialysis programs in low-resource settings to address the urgent global...

Scheduled Topical Networking and Events

Special topical networking events are scheduled throughout the congress simulating an in-person experience and facilitating productive discussions. Find the full schedule of WCN’21 topical networking events here. A simple log-in process allows you to join a networking space to spend time with other delegates. You can move between rooms and groups to discuss different topics or hang...

Check in to the Maple Leaf Plaza at WCN’21

Discover a wealth of interactive information and take part in extra-congress activities at the Maple Leaf Plaza, named in honor of WCN’21’s Canadian co-hosts: Collect your delegate bag Watch the 2021 ISN Community Film Event finalists and vote for your favorite film Visit the ISN galleries highlighting members, achievements, and special projects Connect with...