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Call for Sister Renal Centers applications

Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program. The SRC program helps improve how nephrology is practiced in emerging countries by linking renal centers or units in developing countries with established centers of excellence in the developed world.

Submission deadline for applications is October 1, 2015

Check out our website or contact the SRC Secretariat: Giorgia Manuzi


How to apply?
Any two renal centers can form a partnership if at least one center is in the developed world and the centers are chaired/run by an ISN member. Applicants need to submit a detailed action and budget plan and a clear description of how the collaboration will develop the services of the emerging centers.


Program Material:
New sister pairs apply to enter the program at entry level must submit the following documentation:

• Application form 

• Budget proposal 2016 

• Budget proposal 2017 


Review process:
The SRC Committee will review applications in November and results will be communicated in the course of January 2016.


When to apply?
You can apply to enter the program for the first time or request and upgrade to the next level before October 1.



About Sister Renal Centers Program



Check out some success stories from SRC links!


The ISN Sister Renal Center partnership between the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research and Moscow City Nephrology Center was established in 2009. It has offered valuable training to physicians and nurses.(Read more)


Sensitizing local communities about AKI is how two Sister Renal Centers are changing the state of care in Malawi, starting off in the southern city of Blantyre.
(Read more)



Sister Renal Center Committee Chair
Paul Harden, UK