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  • To quote Nelson Mandela, “education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. Education and training have changed the world of nephrology in Africa for many patients and their physicians, but most low- and middle-income countries still lack access to affordable therapies for kidney disease.

    • Saraladevi Naicker
    World View
  • Interruptions to dialysis services in resource-limited settings, like India, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted our ill-preparedness. We need alternative plans to safeguard the provision of this life-sustaining treatment and protect our vulnerable patients.

    • Mayuri Trivedi
    World View
  • As witnesses to the health consequences of social discrimination, clinicians are uniquely positioned to build coalitions of stakeholders to address inequities and drive change. Such civic engagement is needed to ensure that all populations are given the opportunity to thrive.

    • Lilia Cervantes
    World View
  • Ameliorating the inequitable burden of kidney disease that is experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is an achievable goal. Genuine and committed partnerships between the Australian government, health-care providers and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are imperative to maximize the success of health equity initiatives.

    • Jaquelyne T. Hughes
    World View
  • Millions of people in under-privileged regions of the world continue to drink heavily polluted water and die from diarrhoea-related acute kidney injury whilst world super-powers continue to offer military aid to these regions. This gun aid must convert into water aid.

    • Sampson Antwi
    World View
  • Brazil has been severely affected by the novel coronavirus. At a time when the country needs to concentrate on controlling and fighting the virus, President Bolsonaro has minimized the importance of the pandemic and focused on political battles.

    • Daniela Ponce
    World View