نوع مقاله : نامه به سردبیر
1 مؤسسهی پژوهشی نیکان، اصفهان، ایران
2 دانشیار، گروه پاتولوژی، دانشکدهی پزشکی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
World Kidney Day (WKD) is a joint initiative of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF). Seven years on from the first campaign, World Kidney Day (WKD) has turned into a global phenomenon. On March 13, 2014, medical professionals, government officials, the general public, celebrities and patients took action locally. In 2014, the World Kidney Day (WKD) focused on chronic kidney disease and aging. The mission of WKD is to raise awareness; so that, everyone cares for their kidneys and, if appropriate, check to assess if they are at risk for kidney disease. Prevention of kidney disease, early detection, and subsequent kidney protection are critical aims for World Kidney Day.