World KIdney Day Celebration


BLK Super Speciality Hospital & Satya Raj Kidney Care Foundation C-17, Hudco Place, New Delhi 110049 India

Date of event

8 March 2017 

This event was attended by 200 delegates comprising of eminent Politicians, Doctors, Press & Socialities. The Program was organised by Dr. Sunil Prakash, Director Nephrology at BLK Super Speciality Hospital. The chief guests included 2 senior ministers, 2 members of parliament, International level cricketers and senior beurocrats – Government of India. All eminent speakers emphasised the importance of being physically active and prevent obesity right from childhood onwards. National and International statistics showing a strong association between metabolic diseases and kidney failure were highlighted. Diet, exercise and practical weight reducing plans were showcased. The motto was eat less, walk more. 7S – Salt, Sugar, Stress, Smoke, Sedentary life, Spirits and Sleep lack were highlighted as major causes of the epidemic of reno cardiac diseases. In addition, the ministers Shri Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Government of India) | Mr. Rajiv Pratap Rudy (Union Minister of State, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India) | Dr. Bhola Singh (Member of Indian Parliament) |Mr. Mohammad Kaif (Former Member of the Indian Cricket Team) | Mr. Rajeev Shukla (Chairman, IPL) honored the families of brain dead organ donors, to encourage cadaveric donation in India.

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