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World Kidney Day observed at Dispur Hospitals

Northeast’s well-known healthcare institution Dispur Hospitals, along with numerous health conscious organizations across the globe, today (9 March 2017) observed the World Kidney Day with various programs including a free health camp at the hospital premises.

With an aim to increase public awareness about a healthy lifestyle paving the way to keep the kidneys fit, a walkathon was organized at the Ganeshguri locality of the pre-historic city in the morning hours. Journalist Nava Thakuria in presence of Dr Jayanta Bardoloi, managing director of Dispur Hospitals flagged off the program.

It may be noted that the kidney day is observed globally on 2nd Thursday of March every year. It started the voyage in 2006 with 66 countries which now increases nearly 100 today. The celebrations emphasize on the importance of two kidneys, which are smaller in size, but very much responsible to keep a human body alive.

The celebration highlights on regular and systematic screening of kidneys of those individuals who suffer from diabetes and high blood pressure which may lead to the chronic kidney diseases. Moreover, the observation aims to encourage the process of kidney donation & transplantation as a best option of life saving.

The free kidney check-up camp at the hospital premises was conducted by Dr PM Deka, Dr TA Choudhury, Dr Joynil Bagwade and Dr Rohan Batra, where over hundred participants received necessary consultations on nephrology and urology.

Dispur Hospitals’ public relation officer Ujjal Saikia, while elaborating the available facilities including the 24-hour dialysis, home (delivery) dialysis, image-guided kidney biopsy, kidney transplantation, AVF creation, permcath insertion etc in affordable costs, offered thanks to everyone who participated in the programs pursuing for healthy kidneys meaning a longer and productive life-span.

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