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


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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

KDIGO’s Annual Report Now Available

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) announces that its 2018 Annual Report is now available. It can be read or downloaded at any time by clicking here. This is KDIGO’s premier Annual Report, which describes major events of 2018 as well as a brief history of the organization. The

News July 18, 2019

KDIGO Seeks Nominations for New Methods Committee

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – – On March 25, the Executive Committee of Kidney Disease:  Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) approved the establishment of a new Methods Committee.  The Committee will be chaired by Marcello Tonelli of Canada and will work towards further strengthening and updating KDIGO’s guideline development methodology. The Methods Committee will be a

News April 8, 2019