Invitation and Call for Papers

Dear colleagues and friends,

The 50th Annual EWOPA (European Working Group on Psychosocial Aspects of children with Chronic Renal Failure)  conference will be held in Helsinki, Finland, May 23-25th, 2019. It is our great pleasure to invite you all there. We welcome the multiprofessional renal team members from all over Europe: nurses, pediatric nephrologists, social workers, teachers, psychologists, psychiatrists, music therapists, dietitians and physiotherapists.  

The website of the conference is now open at

The abstract deadline is February 28th, 2019. Please check the Guide to abstract submission and send your abstract to EWOPA19 [at]

The venue is The New Children’s Hospital which opened in September 2018.  

Registration deadline: Early bird April 30th 2019

Late & onsite registration May 23th, 2019             


Kind regards,

Elisa Ylinen, Chris Reid, Dirk Bethe, Lore Willem, Robert Novo (EWOPA working group) and the local organizing committee

IPNA Sister Centre program 2019

IPNA is excited to open a Sister Centre program applications in 2019! Read carefully the requiremensts and criteria and submit your application online. The deadline is on 1st April 2019. 

More information here