The Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN) acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia, and the Māori peoples of Aotearoa New Zealand (Indigenous Peoples). ANZSN shares a vision to provide optimal kidney care for all people and aims to be a powerful voice for the kidney community. This statement affirms the commitment of the Society to improve kidney health outcomes for Indigenous Peoples and outlines strategies to achieve this.
This statement was released on 9 March 2022 for World Kidney Week.
Related resources: Cultural Bias Indigenous Kidney Care and Kidney Transplantation Report (NIKTT, Lowitjia Institute, University of Adelaide), released on World Kidney Day 2022