Kidney disease is increasing dramatically and the cost of treating this growing epidemic represents an enormous burden on healthcare systems globally. The Juliet Ibrahim Foundation took on the street of Accra to educate the public on the symptoms and causes of Kidney Cancer.
Taking steps to live a healthy lifestyle clearly helps to reduce risk, and early detection and treatment can slow or prevent the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).
Drink to satisfy thirst – water is the recommended fluid! Was the theme for walk, in an interview with the actress, she said “Fresh supplies of fluid are needed every day for our kidney’s normal functions; however, there is no set amount to drink each day to avoid dehydration.
Water is the recommended fluid to satisfy thirst and is nature’s choice. It is calorie-free, inexpensive and readily available and choosing to drink water instead will have a positive impact on your health.”
Start your day with a glass of water as a symbolic gesture of support for World Kidney Day, to remember that you should care for your kidneys, a vital organ for life.
Take a simple, creative or crazy ‘selfie’ of you drinking water, or as a group
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