World Kidney Day

Kidney Health for All: Welcome to the World Kidney Day 2022 Campaign

The World Kidney Day (WKD) 2022 campaign has been launched in anticipation of WKD on Thursday, March 10, 2022. The WKD Joint Steering Committee has declared 2022 the year of “Kidney Health for All,” with the campaign focusing on bridging knowledge gaps to improve kidney health through increased kidney care education and awareness in the...

Celebrating ISN Collective-Member Societies: The Nephrology Society of Thailand

WKD T-shirts produced by the NST as part of World Kidney Day 2021 Activities Continuing ISN's current focus on presenting Collective-Member Societies in the ISN Oceania and South East Asia region, we spoke to Worawon Chailimpamontree, chair of the CKD prevention subcommittee, the Nephrology Society of Thailand (NST), about celebrating World Kidney Day (WKD) and...

Successful World Kidney Day Campaign Widely Shared Online

World Kidney Day (WKD) took place on March 11. This year’s campaign highlighted the importance of living well with kidney disease to improve patients’ life quality. With the COVID-19 pandemic still impacting everyday lives, online activities were increased to include a podcast, webinars, and video messages. The WKD 2021 campaign reached 164 million people on Twitter on March 11, with #worldkidneyday gaining almost 228 million...

World Kidney Day Unites the Nephrology Community with WKD Webinar; Brussels’ Icon Dressed in WKD Colors

The ISN and the IFKF-WKA broadcast a World Kidney Day 2021 Webinar, “Living well with kidney disease,” bringing together the WKD community to mark the occasion despite ongoing restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A recording of the WKD Webinar will shortly be available on the ISN Academy. ISN President Vivek Jha and IFKF-WKA President Siu-Fai...

Improved Patient-Centered Care for People Living with Kidney Disease: The WKD Position Paper Available Now

The World Kidney Day 2021 position paper, “Towards patient-centered care for people living with kidney disease,” presents top-line evidence, context, and call-to-actions for anyone advocating for patient-centered kidney care and decision-making. Central to the paper is the conviction that kidney care at all levels, policy, research, and management, is most effective when developed in partnership with patients...

The World Kidney Day Webinar on March 11: Bringing Together the Community for Kidney Health

World Kidney Day 2021: Living well with kidney disease will be broadcast at two different time slots on World Kidney Day (WKD), March 11, 2021: 11 March, 11 a.m. CET and 10 p.m. CET. Use a time zone converter to select a session. Register here. The webinar, featuring prominent figures in kidney health, will bring together the WKD...

World Kidney Day (WKD) 2021: Social Media Toolkit and Resource Library Available Now

The World Kidney Day (WKD) 2021 social media toolkit is now available on the WKD website. The toolkit contains information and resources to develop your social media campaign to raise awareness of kidney health and spread WKD’s message: Living well with kidney disease. The toolkit proposes ideas to help you create your own social media campaign, including visuals...