The ECARIS (Educationg CARers of kIdney patientS) consortium is organizing a series of training webinars for informal caregivers of kidney patients from March 23-26. The seminars are free and open access and address issues as important to the kidney patient as vascular access, treatment options, therapeutic options such as Music Therapy or mental health.
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
The EKPF to commemorate the World Kidney Day that is celebrated today March 11 around the world organized a webinar yesterday to review current issues in the field of nephrology. How could it be otherwise the impact that people with kidney disease are suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the claims that have
The collaborative effort will boost The Decade of the Kidney™ an AAKP global initiative, launched in 2019 for the 2020-2030 decade, to support a patient-led international consortium to drive kidney disease as a global health priority and to better align governmental regulatory and payment policies so that barriers blocking rapid entry of treatment innovations
Wednesday 10, 5 pm Open registration until 3 pm, by clicking on: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_e-eRYzqYSKiN8YGDBFtezA You can also follow live on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL38LRnuAYUZstXpWsKVDDQ Webinar within the framework of World Kidney Day, will have 2 tables: The first one sharing points of view with two relevant world figures in the field of Nerology: Dr. Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, president
Representatives of European patients participate in today's meeting with the European Union Health Commissioner Stela Kyriakides
As a member of the European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA), our president Daniel Gallego and our vice-president Emily Petrices, together Raymond Vanholder, president of the EKHA; participates in the meeting today with the Health Comissioner of the European Union Stela Kyriakides. During the pleasant meeting, the Call to Action that the EKPF has endorsed was
Dialysis patients in Europe in favor of using their existing health infrastructure for COVID-19 vaccination
Social distancing; self-isolation – for dialysis patients this is not possible. The fear of contracting Corona is their daily companion. For a good reason: Every fourth dialysis patient who suffered from COVID-19 did not survive. With the introduction of vaccines hope returns. It is now essential that we use our existing healthcare infrastructure to get
The European Kidney Patients Federation organizes a free webinar in celebration of World Kidney Day. This online session will take place on Wednesday March 10 from 5:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m. Webinar: "What does it mean living well with kidney disease?" World Kidney Day 2021 Wednesday, March 10 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM CET More
EKPF endorsed the Open letter of EKHA to EU policymakers: "Life after COVID-19: Time to realise a second EU action plan or organ donation and transplantation"
The European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA) published last 13th of January an open letter calling for a new EU Action Plan on Organ Donation and Transplantation in light of the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Addressed to EU policymakers, the open letter has been endorsed by 91 stakeholders, 20 Members of the European Parliament