Shifa Dialysis Center G-10 organized a seminar and awareness walk on 12th March 2020 to commemorate World Kidney Day. Chief Guest of the awareness walk, Dr. Nausheen Hamid (Parliamentary Secretary, National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination) appreciated the efforts of Shifa International Hospital in taking initiative to create awareness about kidney health. The theme of the year 2020 was “Kidney health for everyone everywhere – from prevention to detection and equitable access to care”.
Dr. Syed Farhat Abbas (Consultant Nephrologist & HOD Nephrology Department, SIH) and Dr. Momena Manzoor (Associate Consultant Nephrologist, SIH) mentioned that diabetes and high blood pressure are among the leading causes of kidney diseases and can often be managed through lifestyle changes and education. They said that using a kidney-friendly diet, maintaining a healthy weight and exercising, etc can help in managing kidney-related diseases. In connection to World Kidney Day, Shifa Dialysis Center G-10 also arranged a free health camp to create awareness among the general public to maintain kidney health & wellbeing.