World Kidney Day

Thursday, 12 March 2015

World Kidney Day (WKD) is an annual global awareness and education event. The event provides the perfect opportunity to get out in the community and share the WKD message with friends, family and people you meet. It is also a chance to raise awareness of the importance to life of your kidneys, how you can look after yourself and the risk factors for kidney disease - you might just save a life!

Since its inception in 2006, the global campaign highlights a particular theme every year, which for 2015 will be


You can see a selection of the activities that took place around the UK in 2014 on the Global World Kidney Day Map.

The Kidney Charities Together group are planning the 12 March 2015 World Kidney Day UK campaign and will be developing new materials which will be available online through this website soon. In the meantime, do look at the various pages on our UK site which contain useful information including the Reducing Your Risk information sheet which is of course still very relevant.


Kidney Charities Together

  • British Kidney Patients Association
  • Kids Kidney Reasearch
  • Kidney Research UK
  • The National Kidney Federation
  • The PKD Charity