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The world needs drastically better Kidney Replacement Therapies!

In this concise and informative infographic, learn why current Kidney Replacement Therapies (KRT) are inadequate. On World Kidney Day 2022, together with the European Kidney Patients’...

World Kidney Day 2022

World Kidney Day is a global initiative aimed at raising awareness on the importance of kidney health, and the considerable burden of kidney disease for...

Wars and kidney patients: a statement by the European Kidney Health Alliance related to the Russian-Ukrainian conflict

Wars have a serious impact on the life of all diseased people by destroying infrastructure and interfering with possibilities to gain access to life-saving therapies....

Healthcare System Resilience Summit: statement and call to action

The Healthcare System Resilience Summit, held at the World Expo in Dubai on 30-31 January 2022, convened leaders from across the globe to share learnings...

EKHA & EKPF open letter ‘Protecting Chronic Kidney Disease patients amid the conflict in Ukraine’

In the wake of the escalating conflict in Ukraine, the European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA) and the European Kidney Patients’ Federation (EKPF) published an open...

Tackling Chronic Kidney Disease at European level : Recommendations to the EU French Presidency

Today EKHA is launching a set of recommendations to tackle Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) at EU level together with its partners: the French nephrology and patient...

Interview with Prof Raymond Vanholder, EKHA President: LIFE 2021 Nephrology Congress

Prof Raymond Vanholder, European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA) President, was interviewed for the LIFE 2021 Nephrology Congress. Prof Vanholder presented EKHA’s publication “Fighting the unbearable...

Living better with CKD – improving the quality of life of CKD patients on dialysis across Europe

The European Kidney Patients' Federation (EKPF) new publication 'Living better with CKD - improving the quality of life of CKD patients on dialysis across Europe'...

European Kidney Forum 2021’s video and report are now available!

In 2021, the European Kidney Forum (EKF) addressed the topic of ‘Unmet needs & challenges in access to treatments in Europe: The case of Chronic...

Health literacy problems of kidney patients

A new article by Prof. Raymond Vanholder, EKHA’s President, and Prof. Norbert Lameire, former EKHA’s Chairman, reviews correlations between health literacy (HL) levels in patients...

Expanding Utilization of Home Dialysis: An Action Agenda From the First International Home Dialysis Roundtable

In the fall of 2020, major global kidney disease organisations met at the first ‘International Home Dialysis Roundtable’ (IHDR) to discuss ways to increase access...

Press release: 2021 European Kidney Forum: Unmet needs and challenges in access to treatments in Europe: The case of Chronic Kidney Disease Brussels

Brussels, June 21st 2021 Last Friday, on June 18th, the European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA) and the MEP Group for Kidney Health hosted the 2021...