Kidney Health for All - Advancing Equitable Access to Care and Optimal Medication Practice: WKD Session

14 Apr 2024 3 p.m. 4 p.m.
Hall C1
DinaAbdellatif Chairperson Cairo University HospitalEgypt
VassiliosLiakopoulos Chairperson 2nd Department of Nephrology, AHEPA Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thesalloniki, GreeceGreece

Session description
WKD 2024 theme is Kidney Health for All - Advancing equitable access to care and optimal medication practice. This session will provide an overview of the current global situation of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and the challenges associated with access to medications to better manage the progression of the disease. It will suggest solutions to move forward and remove barriers, to improve prevention, treatment, and early diagnosis of CKD while ensuring equitable access to kidney care worldwide.
Learning objectives
Participants will learn how healthcare professionals can improve patient education to ensure proper access to and use of medications. Speakers will highlight the challenges and advocate for a comprehensive approach to address access to care across all levels of healthcare, from patients to global institutions.

Time Session
3 p.m.
3:10 p.m.
Building Bridges to Reduce Fragmentation of Kidney Care
RicardoCorrea Rotter Speaker correarotter@gmail.comInstituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador ZubiránMexico
3:10 p.m.
3:20 p.m.
Transforming Kidney Care Through Equitable Breakthrough Therapies
KatherineTuttle Speaker Katherine.Tuttle@providence.orgUniversity of Washington, Department of NephrologyUnited States
3:20 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
Closing the Gaps: Implementing Best Practices for CKD Care Worldwide
ValerieLuyckx Speaker valerie.luyckx@uzh.chUniversity of ZurichSwitzerland
3:30 p.m.
3:40 p.m.
A Patient's Perspective on Gaps in Care
MariaSeijas Speaker Mseijas@ifc.orgCFAArgentina
3:40 p.m.
4 p.m.
Q and A