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KDIGO is the global nonprofit organization developing and implementing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in kidney disease.


Read more about KDIGO in our 2018 Annual Report.

KDIGO guidelines translate the best worldwide scientific evidence into practical recommendations for clinicians and patients.

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Improving the care and outcomes of patients with kidney disease worldwide through the development and implementation of global clinical practice guidelines.

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New 2020 KDIGO Executive Committee

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) announces the election of five individuals to serve on its Executive Committee beginning January 1, 2020. The Executive Committee is the organization’s governing body which sets its policies and priorities and is made up of 20 well known kidney disease experts from all

News November 18, 2019

KDIGO Holds Landmark Conference on Kidney Nomenclature

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) held a major conference on 27 – 29 June, in Amsterdam, to discuss improving patient-centeredness and precision of terms used by the global kidney community to describe kidney disease and kidney function in scientific articles, communicating with each other and speaking with patients.

News August 6, 2019