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Croatian Society of Nephrology, Dialysis & Transplantation
Booth: A3B
Croatian Society of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation of Croatian Medical Association (CSNDT) is established as a non-profit organization of nephrologists and other physicians involving in treatment of patients with renal disease, high blood pressure and renal failure. The primary objectives of the CSNDT is ongoing professional and scientific education of its members, collaboration with professional scientific and teaching organizations, collaboration with related professional and scientific associations in other countries, enhancing the health culture of the population, monitoring and supervising the implementation of health care in patients, providing expert opinions and analyses.
Website: www.hdndt.org
 
 
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Czech Society of Nephrology, Prague
Booth: C29
The Czech Society of Nephrology (CSN) is a successor of the former Czechoslovak Society of Nephrology which was founded in 1958. Its first president was Jan Brod, one of the founders of the International Society of Nephrology. Since 2002, the official journal of the CSN is Kidney and Blood Pressure Research. CSN connects more than 400 members working in 101 dialysis units, 7 transplant centers, several university and many regional hospitals and outpatient units. Apart of its role in renal health care and educational activities, CSN also provides regular research grants.
Executive Committee 2012-2014: Ondrej Viklicky (President), Ivan Rychlik, Vladimir Tesar, Tomas Reischig
Website: www.nefrol.cz
 
 
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Egyptian Society of Nephrology and Transplantation (ESNT)
Booth: A3A
ESNT is a division of the Egyptian Medical Association, consists of doctors interested in kidney disease from all disciplines, Its first conference was held in 1980,current members number is 2245 members. Main objectives: 1-Find a bonding material and moral and scientific cooperation between doctors interested in kidney disease and their peers abroad. 2-Statistic registry for prevalence of kidney disease and potential treatment. 3-Discus ways to improve medical service for kidney patients, technically and financially. 4-Contributing to the continuing scientific training in the field of nephrology.
Website: www.esnonline.net/
 
 
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Hellenic Society of Nephrology
Booth: A3E
Website: www.ene.gr
 
 
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Hungarian Society of Nephrology
Booth: A4D
The Hungarian Society of Nephrology (HSN) is a scientific association. Our journals are „Hypertonia es nephrologia”and „Kidney and blood pressure research” publishing clinical and basic studies at the interface of nephrology and cardiovascular research. The HSN with partners from the non-profit scene is promoting knowledge to the public through the „National Kidney Program”. The HSN contributes to research directly by project funding. To articulate the specific endeavors of the new generations the HSN in conjunction with the ERA-EDTA Young Nephrologists’ platform has prompted the formation of a young nephrologists working group within the society and sponsored their entry into ERA-EDTA.
Website: www.nephrologia.hu
 
 
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Italian Society of Nephrology
Booth: A3G
SIN “Italian Society of Nephrology”, is a free, non-political and no-profit medical-scientific association, with its headquarters in Rome. Its principal aim is to promote and valorize Nephrology in all its clinical and scientific aspects. Moreover, SIN encourages education, training and constant update to his members and healthcare workers. Founded in 1957, Italian Society of Nephrology reunites nephrologists, physicians and other scholars, experts and professionals, active in various sectors of Nephrology without personal or work discrimination. SIN organizes an Annual Meeting, It promotes study groups in order to develop and examine issues and technologies in specific nephrology’s fields.
Website: www.sin-italy.org
 
 
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Macedonian Society of Nephrology, Dialysis,
Transplantation and Artificial Organs (MSNDTAO)
Booth: A3C
In 1992, the Macedonian Society of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, and Artificial Organs (MSNDTAO) was formed, and at its First congress the Balkan Association of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, and Artificial Organs (BANTAO) was formed. The Second Congress of MSNDTAO and BANTAO was held in Struga, 1997. So, there is an impact of the international activities and nephrology development in R. Macedonia through MSNDTAO. The Third Congress of MSNDTAO was held in Skopje, 2001, and Forth in Ohrid 2012. MSNDTAO has organized several professional and scientific meetings and CME courses of the ERA-EDTA with a great influence on the development of nephrology in Macedonia and the region.
Website: mzndtvo.wix.com/en
 
 
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Montenegrin Society of Nephrology
Booth: A3F
The Association of Nephrologists of Montenegro was established in 2007. Our society is not big and together with nephrologists in Montenegro and all other members we have 30 members. Montenegro regained its independence in 2006 and we established our own society of nephrologists in 2007. Montenegro is not a bog country, it has approximately 650.000 citizens, but it has very specific diversity in the relief and landscapes and that is the reason why it has ten centers for hemodialysis. Thanks to the efforts of our society we are preparing the eleventh center for hemodialysis which will begin its work until the end of this year. Our main mission is an advancement of nephrology in Montenegro. We are working very hard in the existing conditions on the advancement and further development of nephrology in Montenegro. Our goals on the beginning were improvement and achievement of standards in dialysis for all patients in Montenegro and development of standard protocols for treating all patient with CKD in Montenegro equally. Our main goal was the establishment of kidney transplantation program. It has been started with a lot of public campaigns focusing on the importance of organ donation and transplantation in our own health system since 2006. The law about organ donation and transplantation was conducted in 2009. The best support was brought throw collaboration with international groups and societies as RHDC (Regional Health Development Center) and SEEHN (South-Eastern Europe Health Network) and collaboration with medical centers and colleagues from Clinical Center Zagreb, Croatia. The memorandum about collaboration in the filed of transplantation medicine between Montenegro and Croatia was signed between two ministeries od health in April of 2012. The first kidney transplantation from living donors in Clinical Center of Montenegro were preformed on 25th and 26th September 2012 under the supervision of doctors and medical stuff from Clinical Center Zagreb Croatia. First transplantations were accompanied with a lot of attention from European transplantation community. We received many congratulations from WHO (World Health Organization), Eurotransplant and ERA EDTA . The first kidney transplantation from the deceased donor in Montenegro was preformed on 9th of December 2013. We consider these as our biggest achievement until now. We also organized a lot of educational activities such as seminars, postgraduates courses and lectures concerning different topics in nephrology.
Website: www.nefrologijacg.me/
 
 
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Polish Society of Nephrology/Polskie Towarzystwo Nefrologiczne
Booth: A4C
Polish Society of Nephrology (PSN) was established on September 1983, with Prof. Tadeusz OrÅ‚owski as the first President. Congresses of PSN are organized every three years, with annual conferences between congresses. PSN supports several initiatives, including: the Polish Registry of Renal Biopsies, Young Nephrologists’ Platform, sections of the History of Nephrology and Physical Rehabilitation in Renal Disease, scientific conferences organized in Poland (including joint symposia with ERA-EDTA). PSN awards young investigators with an industry-funded grant. Two journals are endorsed by PSN: ‘Polish Nephrology and Dialysotherapy’ and ‘Nephrology Forum’. Number of PSN members now exceeds 1100.
Website: www.ptnefro.pl/
 
 
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Russian Dialysis Society
Booth: A4B
Russian Public organization of nephrologists Russian Dialysis Society, erected in 1998 as a non-profitable organization, assembling 870 nephrologists from Russian Federation. First president – Natalia Tomilina, current president – Anton Andrusev, vice-presidents – Elena Zakharova, Alexander Zemchenkov. Main activities: Congresses and Meetings, CME|, National Registry of patients on Renal Replacement Therapy, translation and adaptation of International Guidelines (ERBP, KDIGO), creating National Guidelines, peer-reviewed quarterly journal “Nephrology and Dialysis” (abstracts in English), web-site. Affiliation: ERA-EDTA, ISN, Association of nephrologists of New Independent States
Website: www.nephro.ru
 
 
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Société de Néphrologie (SN)
Booth: A4F

The Société de Néphrologie (SN) is a French speaking association of nephrologists founded in 1961, currently having about 1500 members. Its publication is Néphrologie & Thérapeutique. SN contributes to the dissemination of knowledge by its annual Joint Meeting with the Société Francophone de Dialyse, and by organizing annually a specific CME course. SN contributes to research in nephrology directly by funding research projects both for laboratories and individual researchers as post-doctoral trainings. Visit the booth to learn about the next annual Joint Meeting: Saint-Etienne, September 30 - October 03, 2014.
Website: www.soc-nephrologie.org

 
 
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Société Francophone de Dialyse (SFD)
Booth: A4E
The Société Francophone de Dialyse (SFD) is a French speaking association of nephrologists founded in 1993, currently having about 800 members throughout the French speaking countries.
The French speaking Society of Dialysis aims to improve formation and collaborative work in dialysis through an annual Joint Meeting with the Société de Néphrologie, and by organizing annually two or more specific CME courses in collaboration with the Moroccan Society of Nephrology and the Tunisian Society of Nephrology.
SFD contributes further to research on dialysis and end stage renal disease by funding clinical and fundamental research programms.
Website: www.sfdial.org
 
 
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Society Spanish Dialysis and Transplantation - SEDYT
Booth: A3D
The Spanish Dialysis and Transplant Society (SEDYT) is a Nephrology Association founded in 1978 by a group of Nephrologists with the aim of extending their medical activities in dialysis and transplants.
Its first President, who launched the association, was Dr. Emilio Rotellar. He accomplished the first dialysis never fulfilled before in Spain, which took place in Barcelona in1958. The society publishes every three months the magazine Diálisis y Trasplante since 1979 as a tool to spread scientific works, knowledge and the experts opinions. The SEDYT has its own Foundation” Fundación Española de Diàlisis “ which organizes two annual training courses, one on Secondary Hyperparatiroidism and, another, on Vascular Access for Dialysis. Moreover, in 2010, SEDYT published a book called Manual de Accesos Vasculares para Hemodiálisis by MªT Gonzalez and R. Martinez-Cercós. Fundación Española de Diálisis sponsored this book.SEDYT supports several clinical assays, congresses and symposiums in Spain, Latin America and other countries around the world.
Website: http://www.sedyt.org
 
 
Société Tunisienne de Nephrologie
Booth: B13A
The Tunisian Society of Nephrology is a scientific association born on 1984. Since its inception, the Tunisian Society of Nephrology has focused on fighting against kidney disease by educating health professionals, sharing new knowledge, advancing research, and advocating the highest quality care for patients.
The Tunisian Society of Nephrology has over 135 members and collaborates closely with other like-minded societies such as Maghrebian Society of Nephrology, Arab Society of Nephrology and French Society of Nephrology for a closer international integration.
Website: www.stn-nephro.org
 
 
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Turkish Society of Nephrology
Booth: A4G
When the Turkish Society of Nephrology (TSN) was founded in Istanbul forty three years ago in 1970, it coincided with that of any of the Western European Nephrology Societies. TSN successfully organized the 15th ERA-EDTA Congress in Istanbul in 1978, earlier than many European countries. On 4-7 June 2005 it has hosted in Istanbul the 42nd ERA-EDTA Congress that broke prior records for abstract submission (1959) and participation (6135 delegates). Finally, TSN is hosting the 50th ERA-EDTA Congress at present.
Currently, TSN has 505 active members and also 8 branches with their own separate memberships in Turkey. Turkish membership has actually reached 389 in ERA-EDTA (6th largest membership).
Website: www.tsn.org.tr