Nephrology News Flash

Nephrology News Flash is the official ERA-EDTA E-Newsletter  -  No 204, June 2020

Editor in Chief: María José Soler Romeo
Editorial Secretariat and Newsletter Design: Francesca Trebelli
ERA-EDTA Headquarters - Via XXIV Maggio, 38 - 43123 Parma - Italy

Thank you very much for participating in this year’s ERA-EDTA fully Virtual Congress!
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Science
WG Call

Call for applications to join the Boards of ERA-EDTA’s Working Groups  

In 2020, the Boards of all Working Groups must be partially renewed and new members will be elected.

ERA-EDTA full members can apply for this position (exceptions can only be made for non-nephrologists). Particularly women and young members are encouraged to apply.

Don’t miss this chance to actively contribute to ERA-EDTA’s Working Groups in different areas of nephrology!

Read all info and the application rules
Networking
EKHA's article

The European Kidney and Health Alliance (EKHA) publishes new article in NDT on dialysis reimbursement and distribution of kidney replacement therapies

You can now freely access EKHA’s latest article entitled “A call for harmonization of European kidney care: dialysis reimbursement and distribution of kidney replacement therapies”, published in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (NDT), one the official journals of the ERA-EDTA.

Based on the findings of a cross-sectional survey among nephrologists conducted online July-December 2016, the article compares reimbursement for haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis in European countries to assess the impact on government healthcare budgets. It also discusses strategies to reduce costs by promoting sustainable dialysis and kidney transplantation.

Read the article
Institutional
New Council Members 2020

New Council Members elected!

We are happy to announce the newly elected ERA-EDTA Council Members: Alexander Rosenkranz (Austria), Roser Torra (Spain), and Serhan Tuglular (Turkey). Congratulations! 

New Ex-officio 2020

Ex-officio nominations ratified during the Virtual General Assembly 2020

During its last meeting (February 20-22, 2020), the ERA-EDTA Council nominated two ex-officio Officers whose term will start in 2021:
Danilo Fliser (Germany) for his 2nd term as ERA-EDTA Renal Science Chair/Chair of the Administrative Offices and Alberto Ortiz (Spain) for his 1st term as Clinical Nephrology Governance Chair/Chair of the Registry.

They have been ratified at the General Assembly held during this year’s 57th Virtual Congress (June 6-9, 2020).

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