World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day 2023 Official Campaign ‘Kidney Health for All’ Launches – Show Your Support: Download and Share the Banners

World Kidney Day (WKD) 2023 will take place on Thursday, March 9. This year's theme is 'Kidney Health for All - Preparing for the unexpected, supporting the vulnerable!' To ensure preparedness and show support, the ISN encourages all to join in raising awareness of the impact disastrous events have on people living with kidney disease. Download and share the WKD...

The 2023 WKD Theme is Out! Share Your Feedback on the 2022 Campaign

The World Kidney Day (WKD) theme for 2023 is: Kidney Health for All - Preparing for the unexpected, supporting the vulnerable!  The 2023 campaign launches in September. Give your feedback on the 2022 WKD campaign! Your feedback helps WKD become an even more powerful platform for raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys. The survey takes only three minutes to...

Discover the Most Innovative 2022 WKD Celebrations

The enthusiasm and innovation of participants engaging in World Kidney Day (WKD) celebrations continue to inspire. Visit the Best Ideas page on the WKD website to find out more on: A group of Kidney Donors Athletes (KDA) who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. The Iranian Society of Nephrology quizzing pedestrians on their kidney knowledge, plus their series of educational videos. The Espace...

World Kidney Day Campaign Reaches New Heights 

World Kidney Day (WKD) took place on March 10. Public and media attention for the WKD 2022 campaign attained notable reach: WKD content reached more than 447 million people on March 10 on Twitter with #worldkidneyday gaining over 172 million impressions The WKD website was viewed almost 125 000 times The official WKD press release was published by 409...

Two Days to Go! World Kidney Day Takes Place on Thursday, March 10

Help raise awareness on this momentous day in the kidney health calendar. The ISN encourages all to download, print, and distribute from a range of campaign material available on the World Kidney Day (WKD) website. Discover 2022 logos, leaflets and flyers, school presentations, and infographics, such as this one on improving kidney health literacy. There is...

Join us for the WKD Webinar on Thursday

To mark World Kidney Day (WKD), the joint steering committee will host two sessions of an official webinar highlighting different aspects of the 2022 theme, "Kidney Health for All - Bridge the Gap to Better Kidney Care."  Register for the webinars here.  The panel, which includes participation from ISN President Agnes Fogo and the International Federation...

Listen to the World Kidney Day Special Edition of the ISN Global Kidney Care Podcast

The Global Kidney Care Podcast (GKCP) has recorded a special WKD episode, "World Kidney Day: Health Literacy, a Call for All Nephrologists." Listen to the special WKD edition of the GKCP here. In this episode, Roberto Pecoits-Filho and Smeeta Sinha discuss the history of WKD and the 2022 campaign theme and goals with members of the WKD Steering...

Read the World Kidney Day Scientific Editorial in Kidney International

The World Kidney Day (WKD) Steering Committee submits an annual scientific editorial to a range of medical journals as part of WKD efforts to increase kidney disease awareness. Read this year's editorial, "Kidney health for all: bridging the gap in kidney health education and literacy," in Kidney International here. Find a summary of the article on...

Take Part in the WKD #ShowYourKidneys Social Media Challenge

The World Kidney Day (WKD) online challenge #ShowYourKidneys is a fun way to highlight where the kidneys are in the body and what they do. It's easy to take part! Take a picture of yourself - front or back view - using your fists to indicate the location of your kidneys. Add a special kidney-themed frame to your photo: Download here. Share...

#ShowYourKidneys and Encourage Your Patients to Show Theirs! 

World Kidney Day (WKD) has launched a new social media challenge, #ShowYourKidneys.   The online challenge, part of ongoing activities to mark WKD 2022, highlights where kidneys are in the body and what they do. How do you take part?   Take a picture of yourself - front or back view - using your fists to indicate the location of your kidneys.  Add a special...