14th March 2019: World Kidney Day


World Kidney Day has been annual out reach program by Malaysian Society of Nephrology activity back in 2009.

This year, the theme was “Kidney Health for Everyone, Everywhere” which is aimed to encompass the concern and the reach out to the potential patient with risk of kidney disease who ended up with kidney failure and needed dialysis treatment or even kidney transplantation. The outreach program of enhancing education of not only the healthcare worker but the public as well regarding the promotion of healthy lifestyle to curb the risk factor for chronic kidney disease even at all age group, anywhere in this world.

850 MILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE are now estimated to have kidney diseases from various causes. Chronic kidney diseases (CKD) cause at least 2.4 million deaths per year and are now the 6th fastest growing cause of death.

– WKD 2019

We are glad to be able to participate and not only to encourage the public to understand and learn about their own precious kidney health in holistic manner.

Please read the link above with regards to the World Kidney Day celebration worldwide. Join me to reach out to your family and relative and make them appreciate their precious health and reduce their risk of kidney diseases.


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