Practical global outreach: translating UK clinical experience - P.N. HARDEN and A. KALACHYK

Introduction

Internal and specialist medicine in the UK has much clinical and research expertise that can be effectively shared with clinicians in developing countries to enhance training and clinical practice. The International Society of Nephrology Global Outreach Program (ISN GO) oversees five core initiatives designed to enhance nephrology training and service delivery in developing countries worldwide1–3 (Figure 1). A key element is the ISN Sister Renal Center (SRC) Program that facilitates formal linkage between an emerging nephrology centre in the developing world and a supporting well-established nephrology training centre in the developed world. In this article, we describe the many benefits and lessons learned using a specific example of an ISN SRC link between

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