We are not all equal with regard to kidney disease and access to treatment. This year World Kidney Day needs your support to spread this message, encourage prevention, and bring this issue to the attention of government, policy makers as well as the general public.
Kidney diseases are silent killers, which will largely affect your quality of life. There are however several easy ways to reduce the risk of kidney disease. On WKD we call on everyone to check if they are at risk for kidney disease and encouraging preventive behaviors. Check out the 8 GOLDEN RULES!
If you are a medical or allied health professional you are at the forefront of combating kidney diseases around the world through early detection and prevention approaches. Many of your patients may be at risk and we call on your proactive involvement. Start organising your WKD events today!
Here you can find the World Kidney Day event pictures from all over the world organized in two galleries. ALL the pictures that we collected in 2012, 2013 and 2014 are now available on the website. Check them out!Read more
World Kidney Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide. Get involved!