Policy and Advocacy Approaches

14 Apr 2024 04:30 pm 05:30 pm
Hall A

Session Description:
This session will improve understanding of capacity and barriers to UHC for kidney care and discuss strategies for advocacy for kidney diseases.
Learning Objectives:
Understand the extent of UHC for kidney diseases, understand the role of advocacy organizations for CKD care, understand the role of NCD programs and CKD-specific programs for CKD management.

Time Session
04:30 pm
04:45 pm
Universal Health Coverage for Kidney Diseases: Feasibility, Barriers, and Opportunities for Improving Global Kidney Health
VivekanandJha Speaker vjha@georgeinstitute.org.inIndia
04:45 pm
05:00 pm
The Role of Kidney Health Advocacy Organizations in Reducing the Global Burden of Kidney Diseases
ValerieLuyckx Speaker valerie.luyckx@uzh.chSwitzerland
05:00 pm
05:15 pm
A Case for National Prevention Programs to Manage CKD
IkechiOkpechi Speaker iokpechi@ualberta.caCanada
05:15 pm
05:30 pm
Q and A