ISN WCN 2019

We are encouraging people to attend the World Congress of Nephrology’s (WCN) Satellite Symposia on First Nations Kidney Health – a focus on transplantation. This in a one-day event that is being held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), Melbourne on Thursday 11th April, 2019 from 8.30am to 6.00pm.

The meeting is focussed on transplantation for First Nations people. The agenda will be split into a morning and afternoon session. The morning session will involve hearing from Indigenous patients speaking about their experiences and really focussing on Indigenous patient’s experience.  The afternoon session will comprise of a presentation of the recommendations from the Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) Expert Panel’s Performance Report, following the inquiry into the barriers faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in need of kidney donations that is supported by Minister Ken Wyatt MP.  There will be also be collaborations on clinical trials and transplant outcomes for First Nations people between Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

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