Kidney disease is an important Pandemic; worldwide .World Kidney Day’s (WKD) aim is to raise awareness of the importance of the kidneys to the overall health of the population and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide. World Kidney Day celebration started in 2006 jointly by International Society of Nephrology and International Federation of Kidney foundations. WKD is a celebrated on 2nd Thursday of March every year all over the world. This year’s slogan is Kidneys for life; Stop Acute Kidney Injury, which focuses on the understanding the causes, prevention and treatment of Acute Kidney Injury.
As a part of this programme Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital has organised a “Walkathon” in Nadiad on Sunday 10th March 2013.