Continuing kidney care in conflicts

Vanholder R., De Weggheleire A., Ivanov D. D., Luyckx V., Slama S., Sekkarie M., ...More

NATURE REVIEWS NEPHROLOGY, vol.18, no.8, pp.479-480, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/s41581-022-00588-7
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.479-480
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


The devastating effects of war are far-reaching and particularly affect people with kidney disease. The Ukrainian conflict has highlighted problems encountered in the provision of support for this vulnerable group. On the basis of these and previous experiences in massive disasters, we propose a sustainable action plan to prepare for similar logistical challenges in future conflicts.