A congregation of over 2000 attended the 33rd Irish Kidney Association’s Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving at Corpus Christi Church on Saturday 6th October to honour organ donors and their families. At the ecumenical Service were courageous families of deceased organ donors and living donors and grateful transplant recipients of heart, lungs, liver, kidney, pancreas […]
The Irish Kidney Association is a charitable voluntary organisation founded in 1978. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of renal patients and their families and carers, living with and affected by end stage renal disease.
THE LATEST NEWS
Please take a look at the latest happenings from the IKA and keep yourself informed!
Digital Organ Donor Card
Did you know you can get a digital Organ Donor card? Just download the app, enter your details and don’t forget to let your next-of-kin know your wishes! Click here for the Android app. Click here for the Apple app. Click here to request a card to be posted out to you.
Irish transplant athletes rack up 21 medals at British Transplant Games
A jubilant group of twelve Irish transplant recipients, ranging in age from 9 to 70+, racked up a total of 21 medals including 9 Gold, 7 Silver and 5 Bronze at the 41st British Transplant Games which were held in Birmingham over the August Bank Holiday weekend.
Notice of the IKA Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of the Irish Kidney Association CLG will be held in the RED COW MORAN HOTEL DUBLIN, NAAS ROAD, DUBLIN 22, on Saturday September 1st at 10.00am and will conclude at 11.00am.
Directors’ report and financial statements 2017
The directors submit their report, together with the audited financial statements, for the year ended 31 December 2017. Please click here to view.
The Ferguson 20/32 Challenge
A Kilkenny man who had resolved ‘to make a difference’ after reaching his milestone 50th birthday, motivated by the plight of a relative of his who has kidney failure, has decided to direct his focus towards raising organ donor awareness with the aid of his sixty three year old vintage tractor. Paul Palmer from Ballyouskill […]
THE EDITH PROJECT SURVEY
The EDITH project survey is a European wide survey surrounding dialysis and transplantation.
Researchers at the AMC Hospital in Amsterdam are conducting this survey as part of a large European survey. With the EU striving for all renal patients to have equal access to different forms of treatment, the results of this survey will help to understand the current situation and improve quality of care.
ORGAN DONATION AWARENESS
Kidney disease affects all age groups, both men and women.The reality of kidney disease is that it may impinge on many strands of a person’s life including: health, employment, education, social life and relationships, physical fitness and general well-being.