Welcome to Cape Town!

Cape Town is one of the leading cities in Africa. The city is set within the unique Cape Floral Kingdom and is surrounded by the historic winelands of the Western Cape, which have helped earn the region a reputation as a gastronomic destination. The areas surrounding Cape Town offer unforgettable experiences, including wine estates, an abundance of adventure options and breathtaking natural landscapes.

Add to this an interesting cultural diversity and a creative spirit and you’ll discover why Cape Town and the Western Cape are Africa’s most popular tourist destination Africa.

Welcome Letter

The African Paediatric Nephrology Association (AfPNA) is delighted to be hosting IPNA 2025 for the first time ever on the African sub-continent. 

Mignon McCulloch
Congress Chair IPNA 2025


About IPNA

We are a global, nonprofit charitable organization that believes that all children deserve to be healthy and receive optimal treatment and care for kidney disease regardless of their economic level or political choice.  

Meet the Organizing Committee

Mignon McCulloch

IPNA Congress President

Rukshana Shroff

Scientific Committee Chair

Pierre Cochat

Scientific Committee Chair

Stephen Marks

Scientific Committee Chair

Hesham Safouh

AfPNA President

Bashir Admani

AfPNA Councilor

Sampson Antwi

AfPNA Councilor

Francis Layla

AfPNA Councilor

Patience Sigwadi

SA Paed Nephro Chair

Ashton Coetzee

Junior IPNA 2025 Lead

Peter Nourse

Local Organising Committee

Errol Gottlich

Local Organizing Committee


Countdown to IPNA 2025!