The word NEPHROLOGY appeared for the first time on September 1960 at the "Premier Congrès International de Néphrologie" in Geneva. As reminded in the first paper published in the journal of the Society by Professor Jean Hamburger from Necker's Hospital of Paris, the enthusiast meeting of numerous specialities for the study of a single organ was followed by noteworthy and fruitful therapeutic and conceptual innovations during the two following decades. This eager atmosphere prompted making of the "Société de Néphrologie". The general public was recognized in 1959 by Jean Hamburger, as a continuation of a more established society, the "Société de Pathologie Rénale".
The Société de Néphrologie is not a national (French) society, but rather a French-talking society. It accumulates 880 Members from 27 nations, for the most part France, Belgium, Switzerland, and North Africa. It is a non-benefit ("Association 1901"). The points of our general public are primarily- to improve in French-talking nations the advancement of Nephrology, the advancement of examination, the preparation in every field of the strength by periodical gatherings; to drive talks and reflexions about consideration administration of renal illnesses, renal disappointment, counteractive action, nature of consideration and assessment, routine of Nephrology as for the assorted qualities of strategies and modalities; to transmit its perspectives and assessments to authority (national) creatures.
The name of the president is Dr. Yves PIRSON (Brussels, Belgium), Vice-President is Dr. Michel GODIN (Rouen, France) and a Council of at least 30 members elected following modalities described in by laws. The Council must be symbolic and reflect the different modalities of practice of Nephrology (Academic, Public, Private, Organizations). Since 1999, the Société de Néphrologie and the Société Francophone de Dialyse joint their strengths and sort out a typical worldwide meeting (1999 in Lausanne, Switzerland – 2000.Read More»