Jessica Davis is an AKF Ambassador living with Alport syndrome, a rare disease that causes kidney disease. She says, "Being chronically ill can be extremely disempowering. Being an AKF Ambassador is a surefire way to know that your voice is being heard and your story is being told." Learn more about Jessica and her advocacy work on our blog. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Ambassador, Advocates, Spotlight
Learn about best practices in engaging your elected officials, and the public policy issues affecting health care and kidney disease.
I wanted to encourage patients of all ages to advocate for themselves and be actively involved in their health care decisions." Check out our blog to learn more about Leigh-Ann's experience as an AKF Ambassador and why she hopes you'll become the newest member of our Advocacy Network. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Ambassador, Advocates, Spotlight
The election is 2 weeks from today and it involves far more than the presidential race! How can you determine which candidates and measures on your ballot would be best for the kidney community? We've put together a kidney voter's guide to help you navigate the election READ MORE >>TOPICS: Advocacy Guides
Throughout the pandemic, there have been significant gaps and inconsistencies in data showing COVID-19's impact on minorities. This data is essential in responding to a public health emergency, which is why we are advocating for better data. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Legislation, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Policy