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The World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) is the International Society of Nephrology's premier educational event targeted at the international nephrology community and healthcare professionals involved in multidisciplinary nephrology care.

WCN 2017 takes place in Mexico City from April 21 to 25, 2017. There will be over 80 sessions including plenary lectures by world experts, five theme tracks on diabetes and diabetic kidney disease, translational and clinical nephrology, acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, and dialysis and transplantation. Ten innovative high-level education courses are also open to participants, including Biennial Nephrology Review Courses in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

For enquiries about press attendance, please contact Sally Horspool by email at shorspool@theisn.org.


WCN 2017 press conference

Mexico City, January 12, 2017 – The increasingly damaging effect of diabetes and kidney disease across Latin America, and particularly Mexico, will lead plenary sessions and forum debate at the ISN World Congress of Nephrology (WCN), organized by the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and hosted by the Latin American Society of Nephrology (SLANH) in Mexico City from April 21 to 25, 2017.

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Watch Román Rosales (Secretaría de Salud de la Ciudad de México) at the press conference on January 12, 2017 in Mexico City:


Watch Ricardo Correa (Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran) at the press conference on January 12, 2017 in Mexico City: 


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