President, PM urges all to work together to prevent kidney ailment | 2019-03-14 |

President, PM urges all to work together to prevent kidney ailment

14 March, 2019 12:00 AM printer

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged all including government and non-governmental organisations to work together for the prevention of kidney diseases, reports BSS.

In separate messages on the eve of the World Kidney Day 2019, the President and the Prime Minister hoped that the government, non-governmental organisations would play an important role in raising public awareness of kidney disease.

President Hamid, in his message, said according to physicians uncontrolled and unhealthy lifestyle, the misuses of painkiller and antibiotic medicines, the use of tainted food and obesity are the main reasons for kidney disease.

He urged everyone to come forward by extending their supports for insolvent kidney patients.

The Awami League government has achieved groundbreaking success in the health sector, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in her message, said, adding that the government is giving utmost importance to the prevention of kidney diseases.

The treatment of kidney disease is very expensive, she said, adding that many kidney diseases are preventable.

Bangladesh Renal Association, Kidney Foundation and Bangladesh and Camps will jointly observe the World Kidney Day 2019 today in a befitting manner like other countries across the globe.