World kidney day celebrations – UVA province


Nephrology units, Uva province Nephrology & Dialysis Unit, General Hospital, Badulla. Sri Lanka

Date of event

10 March 2020 


World Kidney day 2020 – UVA Being an area heavily affected by chronic kidney disease, Nephrology and Dialysis units in Uva province, Sri Lanka are planning to conduct number of activities in parallel with world kidney day (12th March 2020) in view increasing chronic kidney disease awareness in general public and health care staff. Uva province is one of the poorest and least educated provinces of Sri lanka. CKDu is also heavily prevalent in area like Mahiyangana and Monaragala. Date & Time Event Venue 10.03.2020 08.30- 09.30 CKD Awareness Lecture Vishaka Vidyalaya, Badulla 10.03.2020 12.00-13.00 Kidney disease Q & A Provincial General Hospital, Badulla 10.03.2020 14.00- 15.00 Kidney disease awareness session Uva provincial council, Badulla 11.03.2020 08.30 – 09.30 CKD of Unknown Origin: Awareness session Badulla Central College, Badulla 11.03.2020 12.00-13.00 Kidney disease briefing for paramedics Provincial General Hospital, Badulla 11.03.2020 Opening of Refurbished Transplantation/ PD unit Provincial General Hospital, Badulla 12.03.2020 08.30 -17.00 Kidney disease awareness exhibition Base hospital, Mahiyanganaya 12.03.2020 Opening of Sales Stalls for haemodialysis patients and family members Base hospital, Mahiyanganaya 12.03.2020 09.00-14.00 CKD screening program Base hospital, Mahiyanganaya 13.03.2020 09.00-14.00 CKD screening and awareness session Pelwatta sugar Plantation We are hoping to carry out programs from 10/03/2020 to 13/03/2020 The main event is the exhibition and the screening program planned at base hospital, Mhiyangana.

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