Category : News & Events

The A.C.T.I.O.N. Project – COMMUNITY UPDATE

Before we begin our regular update on the A.C.T.I.O.N. project, we would like to acknowledge that March 11 marked one year since the World HealthOrganization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Beyond changing our daily routines, COVID-19 has led to a rise in anti-Asian racism as well as highlighted racial inequities in healthcare and beyond. These inequities are not new to us, and we will continue to work against the stigmatization of the Black community when the pandemic is over. But […]

Improving Health Equity: Increasing Access to Living Donor Kidney Transplantation Among Chinese Canadians

Are you a Chinese Canadian living with kidney disease or kidney failure? Are you a kidney transplant recipient or kidney donor? Are you thinking about donating your kidney? Are you a caregiver of a Chinese Canadian patient living with kidney disease? SHARE YOUR STORY! We want to hear from you! We want to better understand the Chinese Canadian community’s thoughts, concerns, and feelings about living-donor kidney transplantation. We want to hear about your experiences with kidney disease or kidney transplant. […]

Continued ACB recruitment for the A.C.T.I.O.N. project

Are you an African, Caribbean or Black person with kidney disease or who is taking care of someone with kidney disease? Are you a kidney transplant recipient, a living kidney donor, or thinking about transplant or donation? SHARE YOUR STORY! We want to hear from you. Sign up for a 60-minute phone call to tell us how we can make sure African, Caribbean and Black communities have the chance to learn about options for treating kidney failure, including living donor […]

New website to the South Asian community

You can access these resources at: https://apnahealth.org

Canadian Transplant Resources for Patients and Caregivers

You can access these resources at: https://portal.cdtrp.ca/en

An Anthology of Religious Observances: Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr, and Fasting with Chronic Conditions

Ramadan is the ninth month on the Islamic lunar calendar and is believed to be the month in which the Holy Qur’an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). During Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk. Not only do they abstain from eating and drinking, but they are also encouraged to pray more often, read more Qur’an, and give to charity. Muslims wake up before dawn to eat a meal called suhoor. The fasting period lasts […]

A.C.T.I.O.N. on Living Kidney Donation & Transplantation in Canada

International Perspectives on Access & Equity in Living Donor Kidney Transplantation

Living Donation & Faith Communities

Living Donor Kidney Transplantation in Indigenous Communities