IfeomaUlasi University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu, NigeriaNigeria

IfeomaUlasi
Ifeoma I. Ulasi FWACP; MSc. FRCP (Lond.): is a professor of medicine at the College of Medicine, University of Nigeria and Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital. She is involved in several research initiatives and projects on kidney disease, including genomic studies and studies in hypertension. She is a site PI of the H3Africa Kidney Disease Research Network and PI of the Health Heredity and Environment Research Initiative. She is passionate about preventive nephrology and clinical trials. She is an international adviser of the Royal College of Physicians, London. She is a member of the WHO Taskforce on Organ Donation and Transplantation. She is also a member of various Committees of the International Society of Nephrology – Deputy Chair, Advocacy Working Group (ISN-AWG), Joint Steering Committee of World Kidney Day (WKD-JSC), Advancing Clinical Trials Committee (ISN-ACT), International Network of Chronic Kidney Disease cohort studies (ISN-iNET), Observatory of CKDu (ISN-i3C).

Day 1 - Sunday April 14, 2024

Time Session
12:15pm
1:15pm
MarinaWainstein Chairperson marinawainstein@outlook.comUniversity of QueenslandAustralia
ValerieLuyckx Chairperson valerie.luyckx@uzh.chUniversity of ZurichSwitzerland
IfeomaUlasi Chairperson ifeoma.ulasi@unn.edu.ngUniversity of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu, NigeriaNigeria
  • A Brief Overview of Advocacy Components
    ValerieLuyckx Speaker valerie.luyckx@uzh.chUniversity of ZurichSwitzerland
  • Advocacy in Malaysia: A Learning Curve
    Hafidz MuhammadIqbal Abdul Speaker fmeu6038@gmail.comUniversiti Teknologi MARAMalaysia
  • The Brazilian Challenge of Increasing Appropriate Referrals to Nephrology
    Augusto CesarSoares dos Santos Junior Speaker acssjunior@hotmail.comHospital das Clinicas, UFMG; Fac Ciências MedicasBrazil
  • Practical Exercise: Interactive Development of Advocacy Strategy
  • Final Summary and Wrap-up
Hall C2

Day 2 - Monday April 15, 2024

Time Session
12:15pm
1:15pm
VictorFrajewicki Chairperson vfraje@clalit.org.ilDepartment of Nephrology and Hypertension, Carmel Medical Center, HaifaIsrael
IfeomaUlasi Chairperson ifeoma.ulasi@unn.edu.ngUniversity of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu, NigeriaNigeria
  • The Next Pandemic - What Has the Nephrology Community Learned From COVID-19?
    RaulLombardi Speaker lombardi.raul2@gmail.comDepartment of Nephrology, Schoole of Medicine, UniUruguay
  • Challenges in Nephrological Care During Difficult Situations: Lessons From Venezuela
    LorendizRonca Chacare Speaker lorendiz.ronca@gmail.comSociedad Venezolana de NefrologíaVenezuela
  • Kidney Care During Earthquakes: Lessons Learned From Turkey
    RumeyzaKazancioglu Speaker drkazancioglu@yahoo.comBezmialem Vakif UniversityTürkiye
  • Provision of Renal Care During Man-made Disasters and Armed Conflicts: A Challenging Proposition
    RobertNajem Speaker robertnajem@yahoo.frLebanese University, Faculty of Medical Sciences.Lebanon
  • Q and A
Hall D
3:00pm
3:45pm
IfeomaUlasi Chairperson ifeoma.ulasi@unn.edu.ngUniversity of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu, NigeriaNigeria
Nelson AlbertoCastro Moderator trischt19@gmail.comArgentina
  • Welcome to The Donal O’Donoghue Policy Forum by ISN President
    MasaomiNangaku Speaker mnangaku@m.u-tokyo.ac.jpJapan
  • Welcome to Argentina and the Local Context
    Leonardo OscarBusso Speaker audiencias@msal.gov.arMinisterio de Salud de la Nación - Republica ArgentinaArgentina
  • The Donal O’Donoghue Policy Forum and the 10 Recommendations to Kidney Health
    IfeomaUlasi Speaker ifeoma.ulasi@unn.edu.ngUniversity of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu, NigeriaNigeria
  • PAHO Perspective
    AnselmHennis Speaker hennisa@paho.orgPAHO/WHOUnited States
  • 2023 ISN-GKHA Regional Paper Perspective – Latin America
    CarmenTzanno Branco Martins Speaker tzanno@gmail.comSLANH, ISNBrazil
  • Patient Representative's Insights on the Importance of Accessibility in Kidney Health
    MarianellaSierra Canales Speaker presidenciaclaycop@gmail.comISN, Consejo Latinoamericano y del caribe de Pacientes trasplantados y en situación de trasplante (CLAYCOP)/FUNLUVI-HONDURASHonduras
  • Q and A
Hall C2
3:50pm
5:40pm
IfeomaUlasi Chairperson ifeoma.ulasi@unn.edu.ngUniversity of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu, NigeriaNigeria
Nelson AlbertoCastro Moderator trischt19@gmail.comArgentina
  • Accessibility to CKD Diagnosis: Focus on CKDu (Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin) and Advancements in Diagnostic Approaches
    RamonGarcia Trabanino Speaker rgtrab@gmail.comSLANHEl Salvador
  • Latin American Dialysis and Renal Transplantation Registry: Updates and Progress
    MariaGonzalez Speaker registro@slanh.netSLANHUruguay
  • Special Situations in Argentina: Addressing the Challenges Faced by Individuals on Dialysis Without a Diagnosis in the Argentinian Registry
    GuillermoRosa Diez Speaker guillermo.rosadiez@hospitalitaliano.org.arHospital Italiano de Buenos Aires; Argentinean Society of Nephrology; Latinoamerican Society of Nephrology and Hypertension; International Society of NephrologyArgentina
  • Cardiovascular and Renal Risk Factors in Argentinian First Nations: A Study of Qom and Wichi Indigenous Groups
    Maria Eugenia VictoriaBianchi Speaker bianchimaria@me.comISN. SAN.Argentina
  • Accessibility to Substitution Treatment in Latin America
    AlejandroFerreiro Fuentes Speaker aferreirofuentes@gmail.comCentro de Nefrología. Universidad de la República,Uruguay
  • Accessibility to Programs of Prevention, and Early Detection and Treatment of Kidney Disease in Latin America
    Alfonso MartinCueto Manzano Speaker a_cueto_manzano@hotmail.comUnidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades RenMexico
  • Break
  • Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks by Valerie Luyckx, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Hall C2