ANNA has also contributed financial support for faculty members to teach in WFRC teaching programs.
Membership in the WFRC is available to established associations, foundations, governmental agencies, companies, and other organizations concerned with caring for renal patients.
The WFRC believes in the collaborative nature of the health care team and all disciplines are represented within the Foundation.
The WFRC Directors understand that words alone do not make a vision happen.
Last May, WFRC teachers and members from COMGAN conducted a 3-day congress in Moscow.
In June, the WFRC conducted a Joint Congress in Istanbul with the Turkish Nephrology Nurses' Association (TNNA).
In late September 2000 members of the WFRC faculty participated in a teaching program in Cape Town, South Africa, and, in late October WFRC faculty will return to Buenos Aires to provide ongoing support in professional development to the Argentina Nephrology Nurses' Society.
The WFRC also has identified several projects that will involve our Advisory Council Members.
WFRC is organizing a committee from its membership to study existing national nephrology nursing/technology related core curricula and clinical standards of care for ESRD patients on renal replacement therapies.
WFRC is initiating a project designed to study various testing processes and credentials that are being used for nephrology nursing and technology in as many countries as possible throughout the world.
WFRC is working with our medical advisors to develop a model prevention program.
WFRC members have been participating in earthquake relief through "Physicians Without Borders.