World Kidney Day 2016

SAPIENS HEALTH FOUNDATION a NGO committed to the cause of providing Care and support for kidney failure patients conducted a function in Chennai to celebrate World Kidney Day 2016. The theme for this year world kidney day was “Kidney Disease & Children. Act early to prevent it!”. Dr. Rajan Ravichandran, the founder of Sapiens Health Foundation highlighted the activities of the foundation and explainedto the audience important causes of kidney disease in children and the ways to prevent it. Urinary Tract Infection in children, he said should not be ignored. It warrants detailed investigation. Similarly , life style changes has led to increased incidence of obesity and hypertension in children which can result in kidney disease in future. Prof. B.R. Nammalwar, one of the senior paediatric nephrologist of the country presided over the function and lauded the activities of Sapiens Health Foundation. Mr. Vidyaakar of Udavum Karangal was the guest of honour. Actor Bindu madhavi distributed medals to some of the children who had fought kidney diseases. Crazy Mohan enlivened the atmosphere through his characteristic humour laced talk.