TTS joins leading global kidney organizations in partnership with the Lancet Kidney Campaign
The Transplantation Society is one of the new partners in the Lancet Kidney Campaign which the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and The Lancet launched in March 2016 to mark World Kidney Day (WKD). *** UPDATE - Dec, 2016 - Newsletter now available.***
Newsletter - December 2016 - Lancet update: Peritoneal Dialysis: perspectives from Hong Kong, Asia Pacific and beyond
Newsletter - November, 2016 - Lancet update: Strategies to increase living donor transplantation
In honour of the European Day for Organ Donation and Transplantation which took place in October, Elmi Muller from the University of Cape Town writes about the observed stagnation of living donor kidney transplantation activity in many parts of the world. This update argues in favor of this practice and reviews various strategies to increase living donor transplantation.
The ISN Global Kidney Health Summit: setting a blueprint for tackling global CKD epidemic
Below is a full list of partners:
With TTS and the other new partners, the campaign will strengthen its outreach towards clinicians, policy-makers and collective societies in regions throughout the world, keeping them informed with research, expert commentaries and analysis on acute kidney injury (AKI), chronic kidney disease (CKD), dialysis and transplantation from across the journal's database.
The Campaign also provides regular updates on recent advances in nephrology, as well as expert commentaries and interviews on key health and policy issues relevant to kidney disease.
Some of the most recent updates include:
- The ISN Global Kidney Health Summit: setting a blueprint for tackling global CKD epidemic
- Kidney disease in Indigenous populations
- Obesity and overweight populations in Latin America
- Ramadan and chronic kidney disease patients