Being Healthy Can Be Fun!

Brazil is well-known to be a country where people like to enjoy life: dancing, gathering for carnival or spending time under the sun while playing beach volley are a must! Bruna Pacheco, 31, the owner of dance studio in Guarapuava ( in the state of Parana) is one of them but what makes her different […]

The Great success of the “National Awareness Campaign for Early Prevention Of Kidney Disease” in Lebanon

The Great success of the “National Awareness Campaign for Early Prevention Of Kidney Disease” in Lebanon

Kidney disease in Lebanon affects around 10 % of de population. Since 2010, the Lebanese Society of Nephrology and Hypertension has been celebrating World Kidney Day in an attempt to reduce kidney disease and encourage prevention. For the 2016 edition of World Kidney Day, Robert Najem, President of the LSNH, and his team didn’t lack […]

The artist Fernanda Arce Amaré puts her creative talent towards raising awareness of kidney disease

The artist Fernanda Arce Amaré puts her creative talent towards raising awareness of kidney disease

Each month, we like to share the story of one of our WKD Champions who make World Kidney Day such a great initiative! This time, we want to present the energetic artist Fernanda Arce Amaré from Mexico. Besides being the general director of “Asociacion Mexican Para El Estudio De La Acidosis Renal Tubular” and working […]

Support World Obesity Day & Act Today For A Healthier Future!

Support World Obesity Day & Act Today For A Healthier Future!

On October 11, 2016 World Kidney Day will support World Obesity Day! World Obesity Day is an annual campaign established in 2015 by the World Obesity Federation (WOF). This initiative aims at stimulating and supporting practical actions that will help people achieve and maintain a healthy weight and reverse the global obesity crisis. Each year, […]

Cycling for KIDney Heroes

Cycling for KIDney Heroes

Cycling for KIDney Heroes: A Bike Trip for a Great Cause “Children suffering from kidney disease are battling like athletes! They deserve to be supported and helped” said Mohammed Amine Moustanjidi during our interview. Those words literally touched my heart and I wanted to know more about his project: “Cycling 4 KIDney Heroes”! From the end […]

New Kidney, New Life!

New Kidney, New Life!

Last year, we had the opportunity to get to know Nikos Pratsas, founder and administrator of the Hellenic Community of Renal Patients and Transplants, and great supporter of World Kidney Day. He has been doing an excellent job raising awareness of kidney diseases in Greece and he is now one of our World Kidney Day […]

2015 Campaign Results

  World Kidney Day started in 2006 and has not stopped growing ever since. Every year, the campaign highlights a particular theme.