World Kidney Day - Thank you for your participation!

by Renal Secretariat | Mar 29, 2017

WKD



WORLD KIDNEY DAY

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION!

This year World Kidney Day (WKD) was celebrated on March 9. In our 12th campaign, we highlighted the harmful consequences of obesity and its association with kidney disease, an important yet rarely acknowledged link.

Together with the World Obesity Federation, we wrote a joint position aimed at bringing attention to the important role that obesity plays in the development and progression of kidney disease and providing pertinent strategies for policy-makers to tackle the root causes of kidney disease and obesity.

We would like to thank our partner and all the organizations and individuals that have helped us disseminate this message.

Picture Gallery and Results

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We are very grateful to all the dedicated individuals, hospitals, organizations, sponsors and groups who held WKD events, supported and participated in the campaign.

Thanks to your incredible dedication and enthusiasm, WKD has reached new heights: more than 900 events were organized all over the world and more than 150 million people were reached.

If you want to learn more about all the activities carried out around the globe for WKD 2017, take a look at our photostream. You can still send us your pictures and we will add them to the gallery.

If you have not added your WKD event to the map yet, it is not too late! Register it here: http://www.worldkidneyday.org/2017-campaign/worldwide-events/add-an-event/ We are still collecting results and we are curious to know more about your experience!

The success of World Kidney Day relies on your efforts, inspiration and commitment.

World Kidney Day would not be possible without you and your energy.

THANK YOU ALL!

The World Kidney Day Team

 

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