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Kidney Health Australia - important partner organisations
Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology ANZSN

Affiliations and Partnerships
Australian Primary Care Collaborative CKD & CVD
Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance ACDPA

Health Professional Organisations
Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology
Australasian Medical Writers Association

Cochrane Renal Group
Australia 
Dietitians Association of Australia Hotline 1800 812 942
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
RACGP
Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
Transplantation Society of Australia & New Zealand TSANZ

Nursing Associations
Australian Practice Nurses Association APNA
Nephrology Educators Network NEN
Renal Society of Australasia RSA
Transplant Nurses Association Australia TNAA

Research work and related groups
AusDiab Study Reports
Australian Diabetes, Obesity & Lifestyle Study
Centre for Kidney Research
New Children's Hospital at Westmead Sydney
George Institute for International Health
Reducing global burden of disease
High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia
National Health and Medical Research Council NHMRC
Research Australia

Australasian Clinical Trials - focus on Kidney and Kidney Cancer
Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry (ANZCTR)
Australian Kidney Trials Network
Scope of research: clinical trials, both paediatric & adults; secondary prevention trials in high risk populations e.g. diabetes, Indigenous Australians,& those with proteinuria; trials in patients with end-stage kidney disease; in particular dialysis and renal transplant populations; trials in patients with acute renal failure.
Clinical Trials Network Australia

AUSTRALASIAN CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES - specific health groups

Chronic Disease
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
(RACGP)
Guidelines for Preventive Activities in General Practice - The Red Book
Putting Prevention into Practice - The Green Book Chronic kidney diseas

Cardiovascular - Heart (CVD)
ISBN: 978-0-9872830-1-6 © National Stroke Foundation 2012. Initiative of National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance:
Diabetes Australia, Kidney Health Australia, National Heart Foundation of Australia & National Stroke Foundation

Guidelines for Management of Absolute Risk of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) & resources
CVD Risk Calculator cvdcheck.org.au Patient risk score of CVD within 5 yrs Absolute Risk - education videos 

Cancer and Kidneys
Kidney Cancer Kidney Health Australia sister site kidneycancer.org.au 
Kidney Cancer Coalition Independent and democratic network of patient support and advocacy organizations
Education Program in Cancer Care (EPICC) Australian education program

Diabetes and Kidney Failure
Diabetes Australia - diabetesaustralia.com.au

Home Dialysis
Home Dialysis: Education for Health Professionals KHA site homedialysis.org.au
Nocturnal Dialysis Home haemodialysis - Geelong Hospital Victoria
Kidney Health New Zealand Christchurch * Kidney Society Auckland 


HEALTH PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION TOOLS AND PROGRAMS



Early detection of Chronic Kidney Disease, education tools and programs

Kidney Check Australia Taskforce
KCAT - KHA's Health Professional Education Program (CME points education)

Chronic Kidney Disease Management in General Practice KHA resource for health professionals
CKD Management in General Practice handbook - Order Form
GFR Calculator (CKD-EPI formula) 
CKD - GO! App 

Detecting CKD KHA QKidney® Risk Assessment  * QKidney® Risk Calculator
Renal Drug Reference Guide Valuable tool in primary care setting. Call Matthew Cervelli +61 408 846 901

Guidelines for chronic kidney disease
KHA-CARI Guidelines Caring for Australasians with Renal Impairment Search for KHA-CARI Guidelines
- Chronic Kidney Disease Guidelines - Dialysis Guidelines - Transplant Guidelines

Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes
KDIGO
Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative
KDOQI
Kidney Health For Life KH4L - Chronic Kidney Disease Multinational Inventory
ISN
 
Kidney Health Australia Reports - CKD in Australia
Fast Facts on chronic kidney disease  KHA page with up to date Australian statistics
Publications for Health Professionals  KHA page

State of the Nation 2015: chronic kidney disease in Australia KHA annual publication

Registry and Statistics in Australia
Australia & New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Data ANZDATA Registry 
Australian Bureau of Statistics
ABS
Australian Institute of Health & Welfare AIHW CKD Statistics and Publications

Key education resources for patients - Kidney Health
Australian Stem Cell Foundation * Snapshot of Stem Cell Research in Australia
The Kidney & Diseases of the Kidney Renal Resource Centre Australia 22 Mb high resolution graphics
Know Pathology Education on what pathology is, and why it is valuable to anyone's health
Lab Tests Online Australian site explains pathology tests - iTunes & Android apps - multilingual
National Prescribing Service (NPS)
Rare Renal Disease groups UK - education & support groups for extensive range of conditions (plus clinical)

iKidneyDiet - iTunes app Highly recommended app: iTunes/Android (US products noted)
Find levels for 3 Ps - Potassium, Phosphorous, Protein - useful when watching food intake for a renal diet.

Translating and Interpreting Service - TIS National on 1300 655 820 - tisnational.gov.au
Translations for Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Communities Multicultural Health Communication Service
Translated kidney education resources Kidney Health Australia



Health Professionals working with Indigenous Australians
Australian
Indigenous ClinicalInfonet  Resource for chronic disease & management for primary health
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet  Internet gateway information search engine
Heart Foundation: Indigenous Australians * High blood pressure (hypertension flipchart)
National Rural Health Alliance NRHA

Kidney Health Education - Health Professionals working with Indigenous Australians

KHA reviewed education resources on kidney disease, conservative or supportive care, dialysis and treatment.
Bush Tucker & CKD I Home Country News I Education Videos I Health Research I Indigenous CKD Stats I Weblinks

KHA patient level resources: posters, photosheets for Indigenous Australians: sick kidneys


INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

World Kidney Day in Australia: Thursday 10 March 2016
2015 Theme: Kidney Health for all Australians - KHA onsite page>
worldkidneyday.org - 2nd Thursday in March - collaborative ISN & IFKF

International Kidney Foundations & Patient Associations
International Federation of Kidney Foundations : Inventory of IFKF Members for contacts & resources for clients with English as 2nd language - local insight on dialysis overseas
ifkf.org

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Updated 18 August 2015
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Last updated: Sep 2015.