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Patient autonomy and education must be priorities for tackling kidney disease

In this article, which is part of the special report: Europe’s “decade of the kidney”, Daniel Gallego, president of the EKPF, explains that education is the key to ensure early detection and we should promote tools, resources, initiatives and materials that enable real shared decision making. According to EKHA President Prof. Raymond Vanholder, the

New paper from Blood and Beyond outlines how to learn from the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on blood use

Today, the multi-stakeholder Blood and Beyond initiative publishes a policy briefing shedding light on how the COVID-19 pandemic affects blood use, blood transfusion services, and patients in whom transfusions are clinically indicated. The paper provides suggestions to address the challenge and depicts why Europe needs a co-ordinated vision on the future of blood use

Exchanging good practice in the professional integration of People with Chronic Kidney Disease

This Wednesday April 28, the kick-off meeting of the Eramus + ProCKD project (exchanging good practices for the PROffesional integration of people with Chronic Kidney Disease) was held virtually through the Zoom platform. The kick-off meeting of the project had 3 parts: The first was a partner´s internal meeting to follow up on the

ProCKD:Exchanging good practices for the PRofessional integration of adults with Chronic Kidney Disease

Patients with CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) or ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease) face many barriers to remaining in or joining the workforce, especially after starting dialysis treatment. These barriers include poor employment opportunities because of disadvantaged socioeconomic status, fatigue and other symptoms of renal failure, depression and feelings of social isolation, comorbid diseases, transportation

Global Kidney Organizations Urge Governments to Prioritize Dialysis Patients for COVID-19 Vaccines

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA), and the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) urge immediate prioritization of COVID-vaccine distribution to people undergoing dialysis treatment in dialysis units throughout the world. As presidents of the three global kidney organizations, we urge all governments to prioritize delivery of COVID-19 vaccine to