#WorldKidneyDay 2020
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“Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere – from Prevention to Detection and Equitable Access to Care”

World Kidney Day (WKD) is celebrated every year on the second Thursday of March. It is the global awareness campaign to raise awareness of the importance of kidneys to our health and to reduce the impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.

This year World Kidney Day continues to raise awareness of the increasing burden of kidney diseases worldwide and to strive for kidney health for everyone, everywhere. Specifically, the 2020 campaign highlights the importance of preventive interventions to avert the onset and progression of kidney disease.

WKD is a joint initiative of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF).

In 2020, World Kidney Day calls on everyone to advocate for concrete measures in every country to promote and advance kidney disease prevention, including:

Renewed focus on primary care, awareness raising and education including patient empowerment and cross-specialty training
Integration of CKD prevention into national NCD programs for comprehensive and integrated services, which are essential in improving the early detection and tracking of CKD at country level
Whole-of-government, whole-of-society, health in all policies, multisectoral collaboration to promote the prevention of kidney disease

Source: https://www.worldkidneyday.org/
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Dr. S●t P●l Orthopaedics
Good initiative
Mar 13, 2020Like