Cycle Rally Marks World Kidney Day in Pune

by VR Sreeraman on  March 13, 2009 at 4:00 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
 Cycle Rally Marks World Kidney Day in Pune
Over 50 enthusiasts cycled down the streets of Pune today to raise awareness about various kidney ailments among citizens on the occasion of World Kidney Day.

World Kidney Day, the complication that can be associated with it focuses on the importance of kidneys in the human system.

Celebrated on the second Thursday of March every year, the campaign is observed in around 100 countries.

Organised by the Mauli Sewa Pratishthan, a self help group, the cycle rally saw health enthusiasts cycling their way to fitness and spreading awareness about various kidney ailments.

"We want to spread the message among the people, that if they are suffering from any kidney problem there is still hope for them. We want to make them aware of all the facilities and treatments available to them," said Shubh Vibhor, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Rubihall Clinic Hospital Pune.

According to reports, millions of people die prematurely every year of kidney failure or heart attacks and strokes linked to chronic kidney disease.

Source: ANI

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