JKKF Zoo Day

As part of our newly launched family support group, JKKF will be hosting a fund day at the newly renovated Hope Zoo in Kingston for children on dialysis. We encourage all families whose children have kidney disease to come out and enjoy the day with us.

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Kidney Week Exhibition

In honour of Kidney Week, JKKF presents an exhibition with the purpose of raising public awareness and information on kidney disease in children. Enthusiastic representatives will be present to distribute helpful information about kidney health and the impact of chronic kidney disease. A very special ‘kidney kid’, Halli will also be on site to share her experience. Please come out and support the cause.

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JKKF Workshop and Outreach Programme

Geared towards rural paediatricians who are taking care of children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) outside of Kingston, Jamaica. The goal of the workshop is to train them to recognize CKD and to manage the children with CKD in between their visits to Kingston as many cannot afford to visit the capital as often as needed. The paediatric nephrology team will observe, advise, do further teaching and problem solving. Please see the linked...

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1st Jamaican First Paediatric Nephrology Conference

JKKF in collaboration with the International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) present the 1st Jamaican Paediatric Nephrology Conference. Guest speakers include: Paediatric Nephrologists from Toronto, Canada – Dr. Rulan Parek and from Iowa, USA- Dr. Pat Brophy along with local faculty members. Come and learn more about paediatric kidney diseases well as how to recognize and treat common kidney problems.

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Paediatric Nephrology Conference on Fluid, Electrolyte and Voiding Disorders 2016

General Practitioners, Paediatricians, Nurses, Medical Students, as well as Medical, Surgical and Urological Residents are all invited to the Paediatric Nephrology Conference on Fluid, Electrolyte and Voiding Disorders. An initiative of the Jamaica Kidney Kids Foundation and endorsed by the International Paediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA), the conference is guaranteed to be informative and enjoyable. Our invited speakers are paediatric...

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