The Foundation holds Workshops,
Seminars and Conferences. These are normally forums which are participatory and
inclusive. Resource persons are normally Professionals whose specialization
fields fit in with the Foundation's objectives. These include Medical
practitioners, Nurses, Nutritionists, Counselors Financial and Economic advisors
to address the Income Generating aspect.
The Education seminars cover
topics for all categories of members. There are 5 types of members namely:
who have been diagnosed with the various types of
Pre- Dialysis Patients
For this group Nutrition to pro-long on set of
is emphasized by both the Nutritionists and Nephrologists.
Counseling to prepare them for dialysis and which
methods are available is also done.
.Early donor preparation is also done. (Some
patients never dialyze but go on straight for a transplant when the time comes.
can be fixed so that the fistula is mature and ready for use when the need for
comes. In such cases there is no need for a
to be fixed.
Group counseling and Individual as well as family
counseling is provided.
Lectures on care of the following are provided.
. Sub-clavian catheters
. Importance of
transfusions when the need arises and how to avoid being a candidate for blood
. Possible dangers of blood
B and C as well as HIV because they might be at risk.
Seminars and workshops or
counseling on the importance of the following areas which determine the life of
the new kidney,
Compliance to medication.
Compliance to following a healthy diet and what it consists of.
biopsies are and when they may require them.
Preventive measures to be taken to avoid infections.
importance of exercising.
Members of the public who wish to join and gain more
information on kidney and Lupus through workshops.
Are You At
The general population at
large.They are targeted through free Medical Camps to create awareness and
sensitize the population on
kidney ailments and probable causes. The theme
question is normally,
your kidneys ok?"
for Blood sugar, Urine and BMI are carried out. Those at risk are referred to the Doctors
on our Board..
General information on what
symptoms to look for is highlighted.
Information on healthy
lifestyles so as to avoid complications is also provided.