Course presenters Guillermo Hidalgo and Bill Smoyer welcomed 18 participants from Central and South America to the two-day Saving Young Lives Project (SYL) workshop held at Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia, at the end of June. The dean of the medical school, Natalia Mejia, kindly provided access to the medical school facilities to hold the course.
Read the full statement here.
The Saving Young Lives Program (SYL) aims to develop sustainable peritoneal dialysis (PD) programs to treat patients with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in low resource settings. The project is now in its second phase and is self-financed through an agreement of the four international societies: IPNA, ISN, ISPD, and EuroPD.