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Dr. Vivekanand Jha

President, The International Society of Nephrology

Dr. (Prof) Vivekanand Jha

Executive Director, The George Institute of Global Health - MD (PGIMER), DM (PGIMER), PhD, FAMS, FRCP

Dr. (Prof.) Vivekanand Jha is the Executive Director at The George Institute for Global Health, India, Chair of Global Kidney Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of London, and the President of the international Society of Nephrology.

Dr. Jha has wide-ranging research interest, including understanding the health and societal impact of kidney diseases around the world and development of affordable, scalable and sustainable primary and secondary prevention tools. He has worked with many organizations including with WHO to develop clinical practice guidelines and advocacy papers, has lectured extensively around the world, and is a prolific writer and editor.

  • Chair of Global Kidney Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of London

  • President, The International Society of Nephrology

  • Professor of Nephrology and Head of Department of Translational & Regenerative Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh

  • Professor of Nephrology, University of Oxford

  • Research Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

  • On the Board of Directors of Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) for WHO

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