Membership

The membership includes the individuals divided according to the following:

The Active Member

  • The founders
  • Any Doctor with a Doctorate who shows continuous interest and enthusiasm towards nephrology and is Sudanese
  • Active members have the right to vote and be elected for important roles within the society
  • Membership fees are determined yearly by the society executives

The Corresponding Member

  • This member is one that meets the previously listed requirements however they are not of Sudanese origin
  • This member has similar rights to the Active member with the exception of voting, and being elected for a role

*Note

  • For those applying for the above mentioned memberships, to prove their membership rights, by presenting one or all of the following
  • A published Scientific Paper in a reputable Journal
  • A completed Scientific Research, or specialized training in Nephrology
  • Work Experience as a specialist or consultant in Nephrology

The Affiliate Member

This section includes all the individuals working in Nephrology, from the General Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Nutritionists, coordinators for the Kidney transplant, dialysis technicians…….and those individuals don't have the right to vote or be elected, and their yearly fee is marginal and determined by the executive committee

The Associate Member

This membership includes the Doctor's who have been locally trained in Nephrology, and are registered for the fellowship in Nephrology and those individuals have all the above mentioned rights with the exception of voting and being elected. Applying for this membership is free of charge

The Honorary Member

Those individuals are not working in Nephrology however they have contributed towards the development of Nephrology and have continuously helped patients suffering from Kidney Disease. They are selected by the executive committee. They do not have the right to vote or be elected, and their application is free of charge. The renewal of their membership is also free of charge

The Formation

The society is formed of the general committee and the executive committee

The General Committee:

The general committee consists of all the members and must be summoned for a meeting at least every two years for an annual summit. All members have the right to attend however only the working members have the right to vote. The working schedule will be updated by the board president based on the suggestions given by the secretary general noting that the above subject can be debated upon by the members of the board. A report is put forward from the president, the general secretary, the financial secretary during the meeting of the general committee. The president of the society can invite the general committee for the meeting in special circumstances – under the condition that the invite and the working schedule is sent before the date of the meeting by at least fourteen days and the president must commit to inviting the general committee to convene in a different setting if a third of the members requested it. They must also commit to sending invites and the working schedule before the date of the meeting by at least 14 days. There must not be a limit to how many members attend the general meetings and decisions are made based on the majority's vote from those attending from the executive office.

The Executive Office:

The executive office is formed of 14 members including, the President of the Society, the Elected President, the General Secretary and the Financial Secretary. The details of each of their roles is as following

The President:

The president is considered the executive manager for the society and works for this role for two years continuously. It is his responsibility to respect and to implicate the rules and procedures that have been decided upon by the constitution and to be invited to the meetings and to be in charge of the office discussion, the board, the administration, the general committee, the wording of ideas and all the cards, the voting and announcing of decisions.

The Elected President:

The Elected President takes the role of the president in the absence of the president, as stated above.

The General Secretary:

The General Secretary is in charge of arranging the schedules and record keeping of all the executive office meetings and the general committee. The general secretary is also responsible for organizing all the administrative meetings for the society, and to prepare written or typed out reports directed towards the Society. This role also includes recording documents and contacting other Societies and institutions according to the guidance given by the President of the Society in order to coordinate contact between the board and a special committee. They are also in charge of guiding the executive office meetings in the absence of the President and the Elected President. The service period for a General Secretary is 4 years and can be renewed.

The Financial Secretary:

The Financial Secretary is in charge of all the financial provisions including the membership fee, and withdrawing the membership status if the member was unable to pay the fee. They are also in charge of the bank files and accounts for the society. The Financial Secretary presents an annual report to the President of the society and the board, and they bring forward financial statements that are authenticated from the team chosen by the board.

The Academic Secretary:

The Academic Secretary is responsible for all the academic activities and the preparation for it, and preparing schedules and the follow up of the schedules. They must also organize different academic activities in which all the Nephrology enthusiasts can participate.

The Social Secretary:

The social secretary is responsible for all the social events and the preparation for them. They must also prepare schedules and follow up on them, and work on varying the activities so that all the members can participate.

Statistics and Research Office:

The stats and research office is responsible for the research and statistics, and the preparation for it. Also the making of and follow up of schedules. It also contributes towards the development of research that's specific to nephrology by including all the aspects that relate to the research and the academic and scientific research. It also establishes the statistics that are specific to nephrology as is meant by preparing ? that are specific to nephrology by coordinating with different members of the society.

   
 
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