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Optimal care for all children with kidney disease

Share our vision and join IPNA today.

Who we are The International Pediatric Nephrology Association is a global, nonprofit, charitable organization that believes that all children deserve to be healthy and receive optimal treatment and care for kidney disease regardless of their economic level or political choice.

About us


IPNA Membership provides resources to improve the care of children with renal disease all over the world.

The International Pediatric Nephrology Association includes over 1,800 members from 113 countries.


Programs IPNA supports clinical education worldwide

Many opportunities exist to teach and learn how to improve kidney health in children all over the world.

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IPNA Junior Master Classes

IPNA Junior Master Classes provides advanced teaching in pediatric nephrology in collaboration with Regional Societies.

IPNA Junior Classes
Fellowship Program

IPNA offers fellowships to pediatricians that are geographically isolated from pediatric nephrology training centers.

Fellowship Program
Teaching Courses

Teaching courses are taught by a group of 3-5 internationally renowned Pediatric Nephrologists with outstanding teaching credentials.

Teaching Courses
IPNA Journal Club

Follow IPNA Journal Club on Twitter under @ipnajc for the latest news and journal club topic reveals and discussions.

IPNA Journal Club

The IPNA Global Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) Registry was developed to increase the quantity and the quality of information on pediatric ESRD and RRT around the world.

IPNA Sister Program

Linking developing pediatric renal units in less well resourced regions (Emerging Centres) to experienced pediatric renal units in well resourced regions (Supporting Centres) on a 1 to 1 basis.

IPNA Sister Program

IPNA in numbers

IPNA’s work is crucial to improving the health of children’s kidney health everywhere. Here are some examples of of the great work happening internationally.

Teaching Courses
Fellows Trained
Junior Master Classes
Events Webinars
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Dec 04, 2023
SAVE THE DATE – April 3, 2024
Joint ASPN – IPNA Global Nephrology Symposium Topic: Task Shifting Basic Nephrology to General Pediatricians -…
Nov 30, 2023
Webinar invitation: “The Evolution of Kidney Replacement Therapies in Pediatric Inborn Errors of Metabolism and hyperammonemia” Dec 12, 23 at 4 pm CET
Register HERE.
Nov 09, 2023
IPNA2025 Pre-Congress Research Webinars: 9 Nov 23
Time: 7:00PM EAT; 6:00PM CAT; 5PM WAT and 7PM Cairo Direct Webinar Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81682172451…
Nov 02, 2023
Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology — an ISN-IPNA Sister Centers initiative: Evaluation and Management of a Child with a Neurogenic Bladder, November 7, 2023
Register HERE
Oct 26, 2023
Message from the IPNA President
Dear IPNA members,   the recent and ongoing events in the Middle East have shocked the pediatric…
Oct 23, 2023
Webinar invitation: “Juniors Ask and Experts Respond – Salt wasting tubulopathy” Nov 9, 23 at 4 pm CET
Register HERE
Oct 18, 2023
Save the date: IPNA Journal Club Oct 25 & 26, 2023
Dear #NephTwitter #Pedneph. This Oct 26 & 27, we bring you #IPNAJC on International…
Sep 28, 2023
IPNA2025 Pre-Congress Research Webinars: 28 Sept 23
Time: 7:00PM EAT; 6:00PM CAT; 5PM WAT and 7PM CairoDirect Webinar Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81682172451Topic: “Study…
Sep 13, 2023
Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology — an ISN-IPNA Sister Centers initiative: Management of a Child with Posterior Urethral Valves (Thu, 21 Sept, 2 pm CEST)
Register HERE. The case…