World Kidney Day (11 March) History, Significance, Theme and Observation

World Kidney Day Quick Facts

Event NameWorld Kidney Day (विश्व किडनी दिवस)
Event Date11 / March
Event LevelInternational
Observed byInternational Society of Nephrology (ISN) and International Federation of Kidney Foundation (IFKF)

World Kidney Day Brief

Every year 'World Kidney Day' or 'World Kidney Day' is celebrated all over the world on the second Thursday of March.

World Kidney Day History

World Kidney Day's main objective of this day, which started celebrated in 2006, is to make people aware of kidney-related diseases and to diagnose the problem. It was decided to celebrate this day by the International Society of Kidney Diseases and the International Society of Nephrology in view of the increasing number of kidney diseases. It is celebrated every year on the second Thursday of March.

  • It is a Joint initiative of the International Society for Nephrology (ISN) and The International Federation of Foundations (IFKF).
  • It is noteworthy that ISN was established in the year 1960.
  • ISN is a non-profit membership organization primarily of Nephrologists that represents nephrology medicine internationally and is dedicated to the treatment and prevention of kidney disease.
  • At the same time, IFKF is working on all continents around the world for the treatment and prevention of disease.
  • It was established in the year 1999.

World Kidney Day Objective

World Kidney Day is a global health awareness campaign aimed at reducing kidney disease and related health problems and spreading awareness about the importance of the kidney.

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Major causes of kidney/kidney diseases: Following are some of the reasons that kidney diseases develop:-

  • Birth defects.
  • Trauma/trauma.
  • Urinary obstruction.
  • Infection.
  • Genetics.
  • Systemic disease.

Symptoms of kidney/kidney diseases: The signs and symptoms of kidney/kidney diseases can be as follows:-

  • Fever
  • Burning or pain during urination.
  • Increased amount of urine.
  • Blood in urine
  • Wetting the bed
  • Swelling (called edema) around the eyes, face, feet, and ankles.
  • Bloody diarrhoea/diarrhoea.
  • Exhaustion.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Stomach ache.

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Day Event Name - Event Level
03 MarchWorld Wildlife Day - International
04 MarchNational Safety Council - National
08 MarchInternational Womens Day - International
11 MarchWorld Kidney Day - International
14 MarchPi Day - International
15 MarchWorld Consumer Rights Day - International
16 MarchNational Immunization Day - National
18 MarchOrdnance Manufacturing Day - National
21 MarchInternational Abolition Day - International
21 MarchWorld Forest Day - International
21 MarchWorld Poetry Day - International
21 MarchWorld Puppetry Day - International
22 MarchWorld Water Day - International
23 MarchWorld Meteorological Day - International
24 Marchworld Tuberculosis day - International
27 MarchWorld Theater Day - International
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