World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day (WKD), a joint initiative of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations – World Kidney Alliance (IFKF-WKA), 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.

Each year, hundreds of organizations and individuals launch initiatives and events on WKD to help raise awareness of kidney disease.

When is WKD 2024?

Thursday, March 14.

Get Involved

  • Participate in, or organize a WKD event.
  • Follow and interact with WKD on Social Media: FacebookTwitterInstagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
  • Subscribe to the WKD Newsletter on the WKD website to receive monthly news and tips on how to take part in the campaign.
  • Become a WKD champion.
  • Share the WKD message with friends, family, colleagues, and patients to help us reach more people.

Listen to an Exclusive Interview With World Kidney Day Staff and Get Involved on March 14!

In the run-up to World Kidney Day on Thursday, March 14, the ISN caught up with World Kidney Day staff to find out how to get involved in one of the most significant annual events in the kidney care community and why it’s so important to join in.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact the World Kidney day team at:

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