In a rare gesture, a kidney swap was successfully conducted between a Hindu family from Bihar and a Muslim family from Kashmir at a private hospital near Chandigarh.
Five institutions in Dubai have come together to propagate kidney health with March having been observed globally as the “National Kidney Month” and March 11 (Thursday) as “World Kidney Day.”
In a special letter sent to the patient, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid said: 'To my dear Pritvik, this is a small gesture from me to you to remind you that you are here at home and that you are in safe hands… keep smiling little warrior'
Kidney disease is a major health concern across the globe. However, inculcating a few simple rules in your daily life can help you keep your kidneys healthy and enhance the overall efficiency of your body as well.
Kidney Paired Donation (KPD) or Paired Kidney Donation (PKD) is seen by specialists as the solution to the global burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) even as these specialists believe this form of living donor kidney transplant also has challenges,
For the six consecutive year, the Friends of Kidney Patients Association, FKPA, one of the health support associations at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, SCFA, organized the “Water Campaign” with the aim of raising awareness on the importance of drinking adequate amounts of water for maintaining kidney health.
In addition to deaths resulting from organ failure in chronic kidney disease, impaired kidney function also puts individuals at higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease, the researchers said.
Presently serving at the Lahore General Hospital in Lahore, Dr Fawad was allegedly notorious for running an organ trade network in various parts of Punjab, an official said. He said the team returned when it learnt that Dr Fawad had already left his home to avoid arrest.