Kidney Failure Comes at High Financial Cost for Many Canadians

A new report released by The Kidney Foundation of Canada shows that a significant proportion of Canadians undergoing dialysis treatment experience financial hardship as a result of the extra costs associated with kidney disease. More information.

New Webinar: Celebrating National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week (NOTDAW)

In celebration of NOTDAW, join us on April 19th for a webinar featuring Dr. John Gill, clinician scientist at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, and Sylvie Charbonneau, President of the Quebec Branch of The Kidney Foundation. Dr. Gill will be speaking on kidney transplantation and living donation and Ms Charbonneau will share her experience donating a kidney to her son as well as her dream to change the world one kidney at a time. Click here to register.

Impacts and Outcomes of Kidney Research

The 2017 report, Impacts and Outcomes of Kidney Research, focuses on transplantation and partnerships. The Kidney Foundation is proud to partner with two major research networks, both of which have patients as integral partners. View the 2017 report.

KRESCENT Patient Peer Reviewers Needed

The Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and National Training Program (KRESCENT) is incorporating patients into the review of applications for the KRESCENT program. Learn more about this opportunity.


Upcoming Events

Edmonton Kidney Walk 2018
Sun, 29 Apr 2018
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
(America/Edmonton)


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Need Information on Kidney Disease?

The newly-revised 5th edition of our patient handbook is an invaluable resource for patients and healthcare professionals alike. This well-received update now includes two books, Living with Reduced Kidney Function and Living with Kidney Failure, and is available online or through renal units across the country.

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