Quezon City News
NKTI celebrates National Kidney Month
Quezon City - As part of the nationwide celebration of National Kidney Month 2023, the National Kidney Transplant Institute (NKTI) unveiled its latest campaign, "Bato'y Alagaan Para sa Kinabukasan" (Take Care of Your Kidneys for the Future). This initiative aims to promote kidney care and strengthen awareness of kidney health through various programs and activities.
During the launch, NKTI introduced BotMD, a chatbot designed to provide information on pre-kidney transplant orientation and education. This innovative tool aims to assist individuals seeking guidance and support in understanding the transplant process. Additionally, the Kidney Transplant Recipient and Kidney Donor Handbooks were also unveiled, providing valuable resources and insights for both recipients and donors.
Gracing the event as a guest of honor and keynote speaker was Mayor Joy Belmonte. In her address, Mayor Belmonte emphasized the importance of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle to prevent kidney diseases. She highlighted the city government's interventions and initiatives aimed at ensuring the overall well-being and health of QCitizens.
The celebration saw the active participation of NKTI Director Dr. Rose Marie Rosete-Liquete and the entire NKTI Executive Committee, underscoring the institute's commitment to advancing kidney health and patient care. Their presence symbolized the collective efforts of NKTI in providing comprehensive support and advocating for better kidney health nationwide.
Through the "Bato'y Alagaan Para sa Kinabukasan" campaign, NKTI aims to raise awareness about the importance of kidney health and encourage proactive measures to prevent kidney diseases. The launch of innovative tools like BotMD and the Kidney Transplant Handbooks further highlights NKTI's dedication to providing accessible information and resources for individuals in need.
As National Kidney Month continues, NKTI and its partners will conduct various activities and programs to promote kidney health, early detection, and treatment. By empowering individuals with knowledge and resources, the campaign strives to foster a culture of kidney care and improve the overall well-being of Filipinos.
The launch of "Bato'y Alagaan Para sa Kinabukasan" signifies the collaborative efforts of NKTI, the city government of Quezon City, and other stakeholders in advancing kidney health and raising awareness about the significance of kidney care. With these initiatives, they aim to create a future where kidney diseases are minimized, and individuals can enjoy a healthier and more vibrant life.
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