This year, our focus is on Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and aging. CKD can develop at any age but it becomes more common with increasing age. Let's join forces to raise awareness, encourage prevention and education to fight this disease and overcome this major public health issue!
Kidney diseases are silent killers, which will largely affect your quality of life. There are however several easy ways to reduce the risk of kidney disease. On WKD we call on everyone to check if they are at risk for kidney disease and encouraging preventive behaviors. Check out the 8 GOLDEN RULES!
If you are a medical or allied health professional you are at the forefront of combating kidney diseases around the world through early detection and prevention approaches. Many of your patients may be at risk and we call on your proactive involvement. Start organising your WKD events today!
Here you can find the World Kidney Day event pictures from all over the world organized in two galleries. ALL the pictures that we collected in 2012 and 2013 are now available on the website. Check them out!Read more
World Kidney Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide. Get involved!