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Live free webinar: The UK opt-out experience

Mauritius had an active live donor kidney transplantation programme that unfortunately stopped in 2017. Of course, there are not only plans to restart live donor but also deceased donor transplantation. There has been a debate whether the Mauritians should be given the choice of opting in to be an organ donor when they die or… Continue reading Live free webinar: The UK opt-out experience

COVID-19: 1 year on

Free webinar 18 February 2021 at 22.30 MRU Time Register here. In February 2020, the Royal College of Physicians hosted a COVID-19 webinar, which looked at the origin and biology of the virus; recognition, diagnosis and management of cases; and UK preparedness and guidance.On 18 February 2021, we will be giving an update to explore how… Continue reading COVID-19: 1 year on

Last Renal Webinars before Xmas 2020

ISN Webinar: New perspectives in the management of CKD in T2D: the emerging role of MRAs Wed, Dec 16, 2020 21:00 - 23:00 MUT (17:00-18:00 UTC) Register link. Despite the recent advances in the management CKD in T2D, there are residual risk that needs to be tackled by new therapies. In this webinar, we will… Continue reading Last Renal Webinars before Xmas 2020

Digital CME : Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology – 12th & 13th December 2020

There is not a single paediatric nephrologist in Mauritius and so it will be good that paediatricians and nephrologists follow this free conference on paediatric nephrology. 12th Dec 13.30-19.00 MUT 13th Dec 11.30- 15.30 MUT Note India Standard Time (MUT +1h30m UTC +5h30m) Note India Standard Time (MUT +1h30m UTC +5h30m) Indian Society of Paediatric… Continue reading Digital CME : Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology – 12th & 13th December 2020

Free Online: Onco Nephrology Update

This should be of great interest to oncologists, oncological haematologists and nephrologists. This interesting virtual conclave on onconephrology organised by the nephrology department at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital at New Delhi on the 19-20th December. Register here . Or here. What is onconephrology? Onconephrology is a burgeoning new specialty in nephrology that deals with the study of kidney… Continue reading Free Online: Onco Nephrology Update

RSM Covid-19 Webinar: Are vaccines a silver bullet for the crisis?

Thursday 3 December 2020 Time: 16:30pm - 17:15pm MUT 12.30-13.15 GMT Free webinar link We are delighted to welcome Dr Maheshi Ramasamy, Principal Investigator at the Oxford Vaccine Group, to the COVID-19 Series tomorrow afternoon. In conversation with RSM President Professor Roger Kirby, Dr Ramasamy will give behind the scenes insights into the development of the Oxford vaccine, and analysis of… Continue reading RSM Covid-19 Webinar: Are vaccines a silver bullet for the crisis?

The Hidden Epidemic of 850 million people

There is a hidden epidemic fee people are aware of: Chronic Kidney Disease is a global public health problem. The International Society of Nephrology, the American Society of Nephrology and the European Renal Association-European Dialysis Transplantation Association have reissued a poster they released last year (see above). There is an excellent article on the topic… Continue reading The Hidden Epidemic of 850 million people

GlomCon Webinar: Lupus Nephritis Good News Stories

https://youtu.be/wderC0cGY68 Take home messages for the busy doctor at the bottom of the post. We really need that, and more so our patients Join us for some Lupus Nephritis Good News Stories by Prof Liz Lightstone @kidneydoc101 Sunday 29 November 2020 at 20.00 MUT 16.00 UTC Register Join via https://glomcon.zoom.us/ Meeting ID: 937 9592 6539… Continue reading GlomCon Webinar: Lupus Nephritis Good News Stories

Top 10 Takeaways from the KDIGO 2020 Clinical Practice Guideline for Diabetes Management in CKD

Released to coincide with World Diabetes Day earlier this month, the KDIGO have released a comprehensive set of guidelines that can be accessed on their website. For those too busy to read the full document, KDIGO has an illustrated summary reproduced below. What is the KDIGO? Global Science. Local Change. KDIGO is the global nonprofit organization developing… Continue reading Top 10 Takeaways from the KDIGO 2020 Clinical Practice Guideline for Diabetes Management in CKD

Review article-Prone position in ARDS patients: why, when, how and for whom

By now, we all hopefully have heard of the use of prone positioning in Covid-19 pneumonia. This technique has very rarely been used in Mauritian ICUs. Should we adopt it? This is a nice review article to make up your mind. The take home message is: Prone positioning has now assumed its rightful place in… Continue reading Review article-Prone position in ARDS patients: why, when, how and for whom