Lahore: Sharif Medical City Hospital and Sharif Medical & Dental College are joining International Society of Nephrology, International Federation of Kidney Foundations, leading societies and associations across the globe in celebrating the World Kidney Day, on March 14. Theme of World Kidney Day is “Stop Kidney Attack! Protect your Kidneys”. “World Kidney Day” is a global health awareness campaign focusing on the importance of kidneys, reducing the frequency and impact of kidney diseases and its associated health problems worldwide.
Motions on this occasion, are a sign of its deep belief on creating and spreading awareness regarding chronic renal diseases which are common, silent and dangerous but easy to detect and treat at early stages. During the free Medical Screening Camp in Medical OPD of Sharif Medical City Hospital, patients will be offered fast check up on weight, blood pressure and blood sugar. Prof. Tahir Shafi Nephrologist and Dr. Rafique Zaki, Urology & Renal Transplant Surgeon will deliver lectures in public seminar between 12.00 pm to 1.00 pm. Certificates will be awarded to the participants. A number of awareness messages will be published besides distribution of fliers and display of posters in local community centers, schools and GP Clinics.