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Providing sustainable kidney care in the developing world - challenges and solutions

Date/time: 
05/06/2019 - 14:30 to 15:30
Event location: 

The George Institute, 1st Floor, Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ

Speaker: 

Professor Vivekanand Jha

Professor Jha is the Executive Director at The George Institute for Global Health, India, a James Martin Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, and the President-Elect of the International Society of Nephrology.

His wide-ranging research interests include understanding the health and societal impact of kidney diseases around the world and development of affordable, scalable and sustainable primary and secondary prevention tools. He has worked with many organisations including with the World Health Organization to develop clinical practice guidelines and advocacy papers, has lectured extensively around the world, and is a prolific writer and editor.

In this seminar, Vivek will draw on his experience to discuss the challenges and solutions to providing sustainable kidney care in the developing world.