Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla celebrated the World Kidney Day and organized a support group activity on 14th March, 2019 where large group of people from RWAs, Kidney Patients and their families participated. The event witnessed the enthusiastic participation nearly 150 individuals.
Dr Sanjeev Gulati, Director, Nephrology & Kidney Transplant said; “This year world kidney day theme was for everyone and everywhere. During the interaction, participants told about the increasing problem of chronic kidney diseases and treatment modalities including dialysis and transplant. Participants were also updated about the excellent infrastructure & services available at Fortis Escorts Hospital, Okhla. This entire program was conducted to spread the awareness and how one should go through the regular check or preventive health check every year for healthy kidney.”
Dr Kousar Ali Shah, Zonal Director, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla said – “World kidney day is the day to remind us of the importance of our kidney and how it’s being healthy is extremely important for us to lead a good and healthy life. With this support group activity we wanted to give a message to the community about importance of routine health checks or preventive health check-up which helps you to keep your kidney as well as your body to remain healthy.”