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World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day

  • Chronic Kidney Disease Summit

    04th March 2022

    This Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) summit (organised by NCD Alliance partner AstraZeneca) takes place Thursday 10 March (11.00-14.00 CET). Coinciding with World Kidney Day, this event will explore how to tackle the socioeconomic and environmenal burden of CKD, strengthen kidney health care as part of pandemic recovery and development of future resilience. 

  • World Kidney Day

    22nd February 2022

    World Kidney Day is an annual campagin to help raise awareness of kidneys and show the suffering caused when they don't work properly. It also aims to educate people on what kidneys do and how to improve your kidney health. 

  • World Kidney Day

    06th January 2021

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

  • World Kidney Day in the midst of COVID-19: perspectives from ISN

    12th April 2020

    In 2020, World Kidney Day was to be marked on March 12. On March 11, WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. Where does this leave a health communication campaign?

  • World Kidney Day 2020 is in 2 days!

    10th March 2020

    This year, in its 15th reiteration, World Kidney Day 2020 will be marked on March 12. WKD 2020 calls on everyone to advocate for concrete measures in every country to advance kidney disease prevention.

  • Everyone’s right to kidney health - achieving kidney health equity across the globe

    12th March 2019

    This year World Kidney Day on March 14, themed Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere, calls for universal health coverage (UHC) for prevention and early treatment of kidney disease. Read this week's blog to undrestand why and how to join in.