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J Renal Inj Prev. 2014;3(1).
doi: 10.12861/jrip.2014.02
PMID: 25340154
PMCID: PMC4206036
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World Kidney Day 2014: increasing awareness of chronic kidney disease and aging

German T Hernandez 1, Hamid Nasri 2 *

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, U.S.A.
2 Department of Nephrology, Division of Nephropathology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
*Corresponding author: Prof. Hamid Nasri, Department of Nephrology, Division of Nephropathology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran. Tel: +98 311 220 8081, Fax: +98 311 223 5043, Email: hamidnasri@yahoo.com

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Implication for health policy/practice/research/medical educationIn 2014 World Kidney Day (WKD) will focus on chronic kidney disease and aging. The mission of WKD is to raise awareness so that everyone cares for their kidneys and, if appropriate, check to assess if they are at risk for kidney disease. Prevention of kidney disease, early detection, and subsequent kidney protection are critical aims for WKD.
Please cite this paper as: Hernandez GT, Nasri H. World Kidney Day 2014: increasing awareness of chronic kidney disease and aging. J Ren Inj Prev 2014; 3(1):3-4. DOI: 10.12861/jrip.2014.02
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