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 2017. The theme for this year world kidney day was “Kidney Disease and Obesity. Healthy life style for Healthy Kidneys.” Dr.Rajan Ravichandran, the founder of Sapiens Health Foundation highlighted the activities of the foundation and explained to the audience the relationship between obesity and kidney function. Obesity has dramatically increased all over the world due to life style changes. Obesity results in increased workload to the kidney and worsening of protein loss. The program was held in a popular hotel and it was very well attended. Chief Guest, a popular Actor Mr. Jeeva distributed medals to patients who are bravely fighting kidney diseases. He also stressed on proper diet & regular exercise. Mrs.Mallika Badrinath, guest of honour, culinary expert spoke about various foods preparations that can help to avoid obesity and lead a healthy life. Humourist actor Mr.Crazy Mohan enlivened the atmosphere through his characteristic humour laced talk.