World Kidney Day 2019 is observed on 14th March
World Kidney Day 2019 is observed on 14th March. The theme of the World Kidney Day 2019 is Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere.
Second Thursday of March every year is observed as World Kidney Day every year as a global health awareness campaign focusing on the importance of the kidneys and reducing the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.
World Kidney Day is an initiative of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF).
kidney care should be given by:
♦ Encouraging to adopt healthy lifestyles
♦ Making screening for kidney diseases a primary healthcare intervention by providing access to identification tools (e.g. urine and blood tests)
♦ Ensuring kidney patients receive basic health services
♦ Call for transparent policies governing equitable and sustainable access to advanced health care services and better financial protection as more resources become available