The World Congress of Nephrology 2017 (WCN 2017) is an International Society of Nephrology (ISN) event hosted by the Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nefrología e Hipertensión (SLANH).
International Society of Nephrology (ISN)
The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) is a global not-for-profit society dedicated to improving kidney care and reducing the incidence and impact of kidney disease worldwide. Through its global network and programs, ISN brings together the developing and developed worlds in a collaborative effort in fighting and treating kidney disease on a global scale.
With 9,000 professional members from 129 countries, ISN represents a wide international network. It provides an efficient platform for timely scientific exchange, debate and communication between all healthcare professionals involved in preventing and treating kidney disease. By collaborating with over 70 national and regional societies, ISN represents over 20,000 professionals around the globe.
Since 1960, the ISN has been providing nephrologists worldwide with highly valuable services, such as publications, meetings, capacity-building programs, and has been spearheading concerted awareness-generating efforts such as World Kidney Day. For more information, visit www.theisn.org.
Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nefrología e Hipertensión (SLANH)
The Latin American Society of Nephrology (SLANH) was founded in 1970 as a professional organization to promote the discipline and development of nephrology, to serve as a resource for government, medical professionals, other organizations and patients, to provide guidelines for the best practices and optimal care of renal patients.
Its main objectives are to contribute to the dissemination of knowledge in nephrology and hypertension through conferences, meetings, publications, etc. and to encourage knowledge and promote professional training.
By its relationship with the ISN and other Scientific Societies SLANH is proud to announce its next mayor event in partnership with ISN, the World Congress of Nephology 2017 in Mexico City.
For more information visit www.slanh.net.
International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA)
The International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) is comprised of roughly 1500 pediatric nephrologists and allied professionals representing 89 countries around the world. Together, we work to disseminate knowledge about kidney disease in children in the areas where care is needed most. Our mission is to promote the optimal care of children with kidney disease worldwide by advocacy and education. For more information, visit www.ipna-online.org.