The Manitoba Branch is hosting its annual Kidney Ride, Glide, Stride events this September. The Winnipeg event happens on Sunday, September 13 at St. Vital Park while the Brandon event happens on Sunday, September 20 at the Westridge Community Centre. Click here to register for either event.
Your experiences as a patient, caregiver, researcher and or healthcare professional can help identify the top research priorities in transplantation and donation within the Canadian National Transplant Research Program (CNTRP) in order to improve the treatment and the quality of life of transplanted patients and patients waiting for a transplant. For more details visit www.kidney.ca/surveys.
Do you want to learn more about efforts that are being made in Manitoba to increase rates of organ and tissue donation? Visit the blog for Manitobans for Presumed Consent to learn more.
See the latest statistics on kidney disease and organ donation in Canada.
Two Canadians researchers have been awarded International Distinguished Medals from the National Kidney Foundation (NFK) in the United States. Dr. Adeera Levin of British Columbia and Dr. Amit Garg of Ontario were two of four medal recipients celebrated during the President’s Dinner at the 2015 Spring Clinical Meetings.
Thu, 18 Jun 2015
All Day Event
Sat, 20 Jun 2015
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Kidney Screening Clinic
Thu, 25 Jun 2015
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Living Organ Donation Reimbursement Program (LODERP)
You can download your forms for this program here:
Application Verification Form
Expense Claim Form
Frequently Asked Questions
There is a strong relationship between diabetes and kidney disease. There is an even stronger relationship when you also have high blood pressure and are overweight. This booklet will help us learn what we need to know about our risk of kidney disease and what we can do about it.
Is there an old unwanted vehicle sitting in a field, garage, alley or parking lot of your life? Instead of sitting there going to rust, give that old car a new life by donating it to Kidney Car. We are looking all type of vehicles. trucks, motorhomes, motorcycles ATV’s even farm equipment!