A seminar was held to commemorate the World Kidney Day at Labaid Specialised Hospital on March 14 focusing the importance of the kidneys and reducing the frequency and impact of kidney diseases, says a press release.
This year’s World Kidney Day slogan was — Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere. The seminar commenced by the introductory speech of Dr A M Shamim. The keynote speaker at the seminar was Professor Dr Muhammad Rafiqul Alam, Pro VC, BSMMU.
The speakers said that there should be initiatives from both the government and private entities to raise mass awareness on the importance of kidney health. Speakers concluded the seminar by saying that only awareness regarding the kidney health can reduce the number of deaths caused by kidney diseases.