Let’s get moving! A Healthy Lifestyle for Healthy Kidneys!


UP PGH Section of Adult Nephrology 1101 Philippines

Date of event

5 March 2017 


In celebration of the theme for World Kidney Day 2017, Obesity and Kidney diseases, the UP-PGH Section of Nephrology, in cooperation with Philippine Society of Nephrology, has prepared several activities that aim to promote awareness and encourage a more active and healthier lifestyle among Filipinos. On March 5, a parade would be held around the UP Diliman Campus. It would be followed by a flash mob, a public gathering of patients, relatives, staff, medical residents, nephrology fellows and consultants, performing a choreographed dance number at the iconic Quezon Hall in UP Diliman Campus. On March 9, a series of activities have also been lined up to celebrate WKD at UP PGH. A lay forum on Kidney diseases and obesity would be given by a fellow of Section of Adult Nephrology. It would be followed by a 45-minute zumba class to promote an active lifestyle and prevent obesity. A quiz show / game would also be held involving kidney disease patients and their relatives.

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