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Kidney Health Awareness Run by AINU Hospital

Kidney Health Awareness Run by AINU Hospital

Ahead of World Kidney Day (which falls on March 9th  ), AINU Hospital Chennai organized a 5K Run to spread awareness about  Kidney health on Sunday at the Olcott Memorial Higher Secondary School, Besant Nagar.
Over 1000 participants, including fitness enthusiasts, professional runners, families, corporate employees, and students, volunteered to support Kidney health awareness.

World Kidney Day

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition that can remain asymtomatic and lead to kidney failure if not detected and treated early. Some risk factors for kidney disease include high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, smoking, and a family history of kidney disease.

World Kidney Day is aimed at increasing awareness and to educate everyone about the importance of kidney health. World Kidney Day is celebrated every year on the second Thursday of March, This year the world Kidney day is on March 9th. The theme for WKD this year is ‘Kidney Health for All – Preparing for the unexpected, supporting the vulnerable, according to an official communication from the hospital’