WKD 2007 Scientific Editorial – A call to action on World Kidney Day, 8 March 2007

Every year, a scientific editorial is written for the occasion of World Kidney Day. The papers are researches on  scientifically relevant topics that links to the campaign as a scientific basis for the annual theme.Each editorial is written by nephrologists working for the campaign on a voluntary basis and is usually published in more than 50 scientific journals.

2007 – A call to action on World Kidney Day, 8 March 2007

William G Couser MD President, International Society of Nephrology, Sudhir Shah MD President, International Federation of Kidney Foundations For the joint International Society of Nephrology/International Federation of Kidney Foundations World Kidney Day 2007 Steering Committee:, Joel Kopple MD IFKF Executive Member, Paul Beerkens IFKF President-Elect, Anne Wilson IFKF Secretary Treasurer, John Feehally MD ISN Secretary General, Thomas Reiser ISN Executive Director and Miguel Riella MD ISN Committee Chair

World Kidney Day, a joint initiative of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF), aims to spread the crucial message that kidney disease is common, harmful, and treatable.

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