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EKHA Article Focuses on Cardiovascular Risk for Kidney Patients

EKHA’s latest publication centres around the increased cardiovascular risk which those suffering from chronic kidney disease (CKD) face. Writing in Nature Reviews Nephrology, Heidi Noels...

ESOT Action Day Focuses on Political Dimension of Transplantation

On 28 April, EKHA joined the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) in celebrating its Action Day. This year’s Action Day’s theme centred around inequalities...

EKHA Paper Explores Altruistic Donation

A newly published EKHA paper considers the topic of altruistic donation. In “Facts and myths about altruistic organ donation”, published in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, Sever...

EKHA Article Considers Innovation in Kidney Disease Science and Care

A newly released EKHA article focuses on advances in the science and care of kidney diseases. In “A new era in the science and care...

ASN-ERA-ISN International Consensus Statement Calls for Urgent Action to Address CKD on the Global Public Health Agenda

On April 3, 2024, Nature Reviews Nephrology published a landmark international consensus statement titled “Chronic Kidney Disease and the Global Public Health Agenda: An International...

EKHA Celebrates World Kidney Day 2024

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) impacts some 850 million people around the globe, and kidney disease currently stands as the 8th leading cause of death worldwide....

PREVENTCKD: work in progress!

Working hard with EKPF, EUTOX, IMEC, ISN, RENALOO and ISS Fundacion UAM on the PREVENTCKD project to better prevent CKD from happing in the future....

KitNewCare: Pioneering Transformation in Kidney Healthcare Sustainability Across Europe

A new EU-funded project – KitNewCare – aims to help health and care systems better embrace environmental sustainability and climate-neutrality, with a focus on kidney...

EKHA Workshop Highlights Need for EU Action on Organ Donation and Transplantation

On 25 January 2024, EKHA organised a workshop on organ donation and transplantation in the European Union (EU). This workshop was convened with the support...

Read now: Transplantation in Germany in a European context

EKHA’s President Raymond Vanholder recently published an editorial in Diatra. The article addresses transplantation in Germany in a European context, highlighting the reasons behind Germany's...

EACH new factsheet on CKD

The European Alliance for Cardiovascular Health (EACH), of which EKHA is a member, recently published several factsheets highlighting the burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and...

“Show your kidneys love” Campaign

On 16 January 2024, the European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA) published its new infographic, “Show your Kidneys Love”.  The infographic outlines our kidneys’ role, the...