Tag Archives: Kidney

SIUT joins the world in celebrations

The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Thursday celebrated the World Kidney Day with an event to spread awareness on kidney diseases as part of worldwide celebrations. The World Kidney

Specialists raise consciousness about kidney disorders

LAHORE – Every year almost 17,000 people fall victim to kidney failure across Pakistan, Shaikh Zayed Hospital Chairman and Dean Professor Dr Muhammad Saeed said on Thursday. He expressed these views during a seminar held at Shaikh Zayed Hospital to mark the World Kidney Day. The International Society of Nephrology has selected “protect your kidneys and save your heart” as the theme for this year. In his speech, Dr Saeed said that the main cause of this fatal disease was diabetes, high

Free camp on kidney disorders

LAHORE – On the occasion of the World Kidney Day, Sheikh Zayed Hospital’s Institute of Kidney Diseases will set up a free camp to create awareness about kidney disorders on March 10 from 9am to 3pm. Institute of Kidney Diseases Head Dr Aizaz Mand will supervise the camp while Sheikh Zayed Hospital Chairman and Dean Dr Saeed will inaugurate it. An awareness walk will be held at 9am while lectures will be delivered by diabetes, heart, eye and kidney
disease specialists.

Crackdown on kidney traders begins

Five people, including three doctors are involved in illegal sale of kidneys, Punjab Executive District Officer Health Dr Fayyaz Ranjha told the media on Thursday.
However, an FIR has not been registered yet. Dr Ranjha said that the law enforcement agencies, on the orders of the chief minister, have started a crackdown.
He said the case was highlighted after the death of a female Oman national who died because of the alleged negligence by doctors. He added that