World Kidney day

World Kidney day - 2013

TANKER Foundation Smt. Lakshmi Venkataraman Endowment Oration

TANKER Foundation organised the first Smt. Lakshmi Venkataraman Endowment Oration to raise Awareness about Organ and Cadaver Donation. Rev. Fr. Davis Chiramel – A Catholic priest by profession, Founder and General Secretary of Accident Care Transport Services (ACTS), President of Janananma and Launcher of ‘Kidney Federation of India’ was the speaker of the Day. It was attended by over 600 people across various walks of life.He talked of his experience of donating one of his kidneys to a needy electrician in Kerela and also of rousing the people of Kerala to pledge their organs. www.frdavischiramel.com


Awareness programme on prevention of kidney disease was conducted for the teachers of Chennai Schools

An Awareness programme on prevention of kidney disease was conducted for the teachers of Chennai schools. Mrs Rajalakshmi Ravi, Advisory Member, TANKER Foundation made a power-point presentation. 500 teachers from various schools participated. It was conducted with the aim of creating awareness about early detection and the preventive measure to students through the teachers.

Dr. Gopalakrishnan, HOD, Department of Nephrology, Madras Medical College chaired the Question &Answer session. Educative materials were distributed.


Awareness programme at the Steel Authority of India

An Awareness programme on prevention of Kidney Disease was conducted for the executives of the Steel Authority of India at their Chennai Office. Mrs Rajalakshmi Ravi made the presentation. Dr. S. Suresh, Nephrologist and Advisory Member, TANKER foundation, chaired the Q & A session. 35 executives attended the programme which was followed by an hour long interaction. Educative materials in English were distributed.


Walkathon

A walkathon was conducted on the 8th world kidney day on Thursday, March 14th 2013 along the Marina beach. 400 students from various schools and colleges participated in the walkathon. They carried placards depicting alerts for prevention of kidney disease. The event was flagged off by Mr. V.R. Lakshminarayanan I.P.S, former Director General of Police.


Awareness programme at the Steel Authority of India

Awareness programme on prevention of Kidney Disease was conducted for the executives of the Steel Authority of India at their Chennai Office. Mrs Rajalakshmi Ravi made the presentation. Dr. S. Suresh, Nephrologist and Advisory Member, TANKER foundation, chaired the Q & A session. 35 executives attended the programme which was followed by an hour long interaction. Educative materials in English were distributed.


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