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DaVita and the National Kidney Foundation Join Forces to Improve Health Equity in Kidney Transplantation
DaVita Kidney Care and the National Kidney Foundation announced their collaboration in launching an innovative, yearlong pilot aimed at improving health equity in kidney transplantation with a newly-developed program within NKF's THE BIG ASK: THE BIG GIVE platform.
National Kidney Foundation Observes National Call Your Doctor Day on Tuesday, June 8th by asking everyone to get their annual exams because early prevention strategies are the keys to good health.
National Kidney Foundation launches Voices for Kidney Health™, a diverse nationwide community of dedicated kidney patient and health professional advocates working with elected officials and other public leaders to create policies and initiatives that help those living with kidney disease and to promote better kidney health.
Kidney patients need better, more relevant education to best participate in the decision-making about their treatment, a new study published in the National Kidney Foundation's American Journal of Kidney Diseases shows.
Foundation urges CDC to issue guidelines for immune compromised patients and study need for booster vaccines
While COVID-19 continues to dominant the United States healthcare system, nearly 100,000 Americans are still on a waitlist for a kidney transplant and each day 12 patients die waiting for a kidney.
In honor of World Lupus Day on Monday, May 10, the National Kidney Foundation is highlighting patients living with a condition called lupus nephritis, which is a kidney disorder.
National Kidney Foundation launches Your Kidneys and Youth, an online educational program that teaches children in grades 5 to 8 how their kidneys work, ways to keep their kidneys healthy, and basic information about kidney disease.
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and The National Kidney Foundation recognizes this important month by calling attention to NKF Peers, a free mentoring program that matches people in late stage kidney disease, those on dialysis or living with a transplant, as well as living donors with mentors who provide one-on-one support to guide them through their kidney health journey.
Young Investigators Recognized at National Kidney Foundation's 16th Annual National Young Investigators Forum
Research fellows were recognized for their excellence in basic and clinical research at the annual National Young Investigators Forum on April 22 and April 23.
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is pleased to announce the appointment of California businessman Alan C. Mendelson to its national Board of Directors.
The American Society of Nephrology and the National Kidney Foundation announce the concurrent publication of "Special Article: Reassessing the Inclusion of Race in Diagnosing Kidney Diseases: An Interim Report from the NKF-ASN Task Force" in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
National Kidney Foundation Honors Doctors, Scientists, Volunteer, Public Servant with Awards at Annual Spring Clinical Meetings
Each year the National Kidney Foundation considers the work of hundreds of specialists, advocates and volunteers in the field of nephrology and selects among them those who most exemplify the relentless efforts of NKF to enhance the lives of patients through action, education, and accelerating change.
Understanding how systemic racism affects the American healthcare system and how to identify it will be the message of this year's keynote speaker at the upcoming National Kidney Foundation's 2021 Spring Clinical Meetings.
Each year the National Kidney Foundation considers the work of hundreds of specialists in the field of nephrology and selects those who most exemplify the relentless efforts of NKF to enhance the lives of patients through action, education, and accelerating change.
Each year, the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) highlights the work of a kidney health professional who has demonstrated exceptional dedication to public service. the foundation's annual Spring Clinical Meetings, which will be held virtually again this year, and will go to Dr. Aliza Thompson,
Each year the National Kidney Foundation highlights the work of one of thousands of kidney health professionals for their community service and educational activities in promoting NKF's mission on a local level and presents that person with the Medical Advisory Board Distinguished Service Award.
Each year the National Kidney Foundation considers the work of hundreds of specialists in the field of nephrology and selects among them those who most exemplify the relentless efforts of NKF to enhance the lives of patients through action, education, and accelerating change.
The National Kidney Foundation applauds the Biden Administration's announcement of its new partnership with dialysis clinics nationwide to facilitate COVID-19 vaccination of patients with kidney failure.
Each year the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) considers the work of hundreds of specialists in the field of nephrology and selects among them those who most exemplify the relentless efforts of NKF