14th World Kidney Day & 6th Shanghai Kidney Week in Shanghai, China


Shanghai China

Date of event

14 March 2019 


金海姣: [图片] On March 14th, Shanghai Society of Nephrology held a press conference with the name of “14th World Kidney Day & 6th Shanghai Kidney Week” as the opening ceremony of a city-wide campaign. Professor Gengru Jiang, president of Shanghai Society of Nephrology, advocated for public attention to kidney health management, with the theme of “kidney health for everyone everywhere” especially focusing on identifying and treating kidney diseases, and promoting affordable and equitable access to health education, healthcare and prevention for kidney diseases for everyone. In response to China’s The Belt and Road Initiative and Healthy China policy, this series of activities to popularize scientific knowledge organized by Shanghai Medical association was also available in suburbs. In this week, nephrologists from major tertiary hospitals in Shanghai will provide free clinic, health consultation, popular science lectures and patients gatherings in downtown and suburbs, in order to raise public awareness of kidney health and to increase awareness and education to facilitate access to treatment and better health outcomes.

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