ISLAMABAD: World Kidney Day is being observed across the world including Pakistan on Thursday.
The day is observed to raise awareness among the people about the chronic kidney diseases.
Seminars, workshops, medical camps and awareness drives have been planned both by the government as well as private organizations, medical institutions throughout the country to highlight the importance of the day.
World Kidney Day started in 2006 and has not stopped growing ever since. Every year, the campaign highlights a particular theme.
Kidneys are one of the most essential and important organs of the human body. Kidney perform various functions which are detrimental to your health.
Kidneys act as a filter when they remove waste and water from the blood in your body and are also tasked with the function to balance chemicals in your body as well as release hormones.
They produce red blood cells and also keep your blood pressure in check most of the time.