About IPNA

The International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) is comprised of over 1500 pediatric nephrologists and allied professionals representing 103 countries around the world. Together, we work to disseminate knowledge about kidney disease in children in the areas where care is needed most.

This website offers:



2018 International Workshop on Developmental Nephrology
April 22, 2018 - April 26, 2018 - at the Ein-Gedi Resort on the Dead Sea in Israel
More information to come soon
ALANEPE Congress
October 25, 2017 - October 28, 2017 - Santiago de Chile, Chile
More information to come soon
IPNA supports the 0by25 initiative
This initiative aims to eliminate preventable deaths from Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) worldwide by 2025.
→ Learn more about 0by25 initiative
IPNA supports the World Kidney Day
Each year, IPNA encourages such an action by providing USD 5,000 to one pediatric nephrology center from a developing country throughout the World.
→ Learn more about World Kidney Day
International Workshop for Clinical and Epidemiological Research in Pediatric Nephrology
May 24, 2017 - May 26, 2017
Heidelberg, Germany City
→ Read all about this IPNA event
ISN World Congress of Nephrology 2017 : Pediatric Satellite Symposium
We are happy to announce the program for the upcoming WCN 2017 IPNA-ISN pediatric symposium, which will be held next April 21 at Mexico City.
→ Read more
Continuing Education Programme in Nephrology and Urology Week
Monday 3rd – Friday 7th April 2017, UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital
This 4 and half day course covers the major topics in Paediatric Nephrology and Urology. The course will be of interest to trainees and consultant-level physicians and surgeons involved in the care of children with kidney and lower renal tract disorders. Attendees can attend the whole week or individual days.
Who should attend? General Paediatricians, Paediatricians with an interest in nephrology, Paediatric Nephrologists in training.
Contact ICH Events:
Tel. +44 (0)207 905 2699 or +44(0)207 905 2675
Email ich.events@ucl.ac.uk

→ Registration and fees

Upcoming Congresses

  • April 21, 2017 - April 25, 2017
  • May 24, 2017 - May 26, 2017
  • May 27, 2017 - May 30, 2017
  • June 11, 2017 - June 13, 2017
  • August 31, 2017 - September 2, 2017
  • October 18, 2017 - October 21, 2017

    Dr Ira Greifer

    An emblematic figure in pediatric nephrology, Dr Ira Greifer, passed away on September 17 in New York City. His invaluable scientific contributions are worldwide acknowledged and lauded. Dr Ira Greifer is considered to be the father of IPNA and was the first secretary general for many years. He shall be greatly missed by the medical fraternity.
    IPNA members would like to express their warmest condolences to its family.


    Journal Access

    Pediatric Nephrology Journal
    "Pediatric Nephrology" publishes original laboratory or clinical research and new or important clinical observations pertaining to any aspect of the wide spectrum of acute and chronic diseases that affect renal function in children as well as on hypertension and fluid and electrolyte metabolism. Studies may involve medical, surgical, nutritional, physiologic, biochemical, pathologic or immunologic aspects of disease, imaging techniques or consequences of renal failure.

    Teaching Courses

    Each year IPNA sponsors multiple teaching courses in medically underserved areas of the world. For more information or to apply for funding to offer these courses in your area, please click here.

    Fellowship Program

    IPNA offers fellowships to pediatricians that are isolated from pediatric nephrology training centers. For more information click here.

    Event Calendar

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