World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day (WKD) is a joint initiative between the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF).

World Kidney Day is a global campaign that aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems.

World Kidney Day is an annual event that takes place worldwide. Hundreds of organizations and individuals launch initiatives and events on WKD to help raise awareness of kidney disease. Learn more about World Kidney Day here.


World Kidney Day 2024 Took Place on March 14: Share Your WKD Triumphs and Inspire Others!

Celebrated Belgian landmark “Manneken Pis” was dressed in a WKD outfit on March 14 The ISN joins World Kidney Day (WKD) organizers in thanking all who supported WKD activities this year to raise awareness about the importance of ensuring equitable access to treatment and care for people living with kidney disease. The 2024 campaign owes its achievements to...

Read the WKD 2024 Advocacy Brief on Breaking Barriers to Equitable Kidney Care and Advancing Optimal Therapeutic Management of Kidney Diseases

The 2024 World Kidney Day (WKD) advocacy paper was released on Thursday, 7 March. Read the paper here WKD advocates a multi-stakeholder approach to reduce inequities in kidney care access and optimize quality care for all. The paper outlines the multiple factors impeding optimal access to kidney care and offers policy recommendations on breaking these barriers and...

Customize Your World Kidney Day Experience and Raise Awareness of Kidney Disease – Create an Account to Explore Exciting Features of the New WKD Website!

World Kidney Day (WKD) has launched a brand new website! Watch this video to get to know the upgraded WKD website and its exciting new features: WKD Youtube Designed to enhance the online journey for thousands of WKD participants worldwide, this user-friendly platform was developed to facilitate the advancement of the WKD mission to raise global awareness...