Cases of kidney failure have increased exponentially in India over the last few years due to various factors, including unhealthy lifestyle. But the treatment, which involves dialysis and transplant, is still costly and complex.
Policymakers, doctors of private and government hospitals and experts held a closed-door brainstorming session during the Health Conclave at IIC to discuss policy issues related to kidney treatment in the country. Many constructive suggestions emerged out of the meeting.
NewsX-The Sunday Guardian hosts Health Conclave-Kidney For Life: NewsX-The Sunday Guardian health conclave- Kidney for Life is an initiative to raise awareness on the importance of kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems.
Army Public School (APS) BD Bari and APS Damana on Monday celebrated the 37th Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) Raising Day with pride and gaiety.
IAA has announced the winners of the IAA Olive Crown Awards 2019 across 14 different categories. Two agencies viz. Wunderman Thompson and The Social Street win four golds. Wunderman Thompson was recognised for their creations viz. the 'Rin Bucket' advertisement for Hindustan Unilever and the 'Blink and they are gone' campaign for Jimmy Nelson Foundation. In the Green Brand of the Year category, Rin's entry won a them Silver for Jal Samrudha Maharashtra entry.
The Olive Crown Awards recognised campaigns are created to make people pause and take note of the sustainability efforts being initiated by media, marketing, advertising and corporates alike. The initiative this year witnessed over 230 entries from India and Asia vying for recognition in 14 categories spanning across print, television and digital.
State organ transplant authority Transtan’s message three months ago to all hospitals to ensure organs are not alloted to foreign patients overlooking Indians has resulted in relatives of brain-dead patients in the state being asked to register whether they want to donate the organs “only to Indians”. This has upset senior transplant surgeons across hospitals, who say no foreign patient has been alloted an organ in the last four months even when an Indian can’t be found.
With four golds each, Wunderman Thompson and The Social Street dominated the IAA Olive Crown Awards 2019. Wunderman Thompson bagged golds for the `bucket` ad for Hindustan Unilever and the `Blink` campaign for Jimmy Nelson Foundation. The `blink` campaign also won JWT the top honours as the campaign of the year.
New Delhi: “Kadam Badhaa Le, Hadon Ko Mitaa Le, Aaja Khaalipan Mein Pee Ka Ghar Tera (take a step forward, destroy these distances, come into this void, the home of your beloved)”, sang Nizami Brothers, the famous ‘Sufi’ musical group to raise awareness about the cause of organ donation. The musical event was organised by the MOHAN (Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network) Foundation, a non-government organisation on March 2 in New Delhi as part of its annual event ‘Samarthan’.
One of the oldest NGOs working towards promoting awareness for organ donation in India, MOHAN (Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network) Foundation, recently held an event in Delhi where popular Sufi singer duo, Nizami Bandhu mesmerised everyone with their music.