March is National Kidney Month
March is the month when Americans and the U.S. Congress are asked to focus on kidney disease, a condition that impacts 40 million people, with an additional 700,000 suffering from kidney failure. The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the oldest and largest, fully independent patient-led, kidney patient organization in the U.S. is raising its voice against a silent killer throughout March.
WORLD KIDNEY DAY – MARCH 11th
AAKP President Richard Knight was a featured speaker in the ISN & IFKF World Kidney Day webinar! This international event included speakers from the USA, India, China, Australia, and UK.
Support the work of AAKP – any amount can help to make a BIG difference in the fight against kidney disease.
AAKP National & International Ambassadors
AAKP’s Center for Patient Engagement and Advocacy is dedicated to engaging, training, certifying, and deploying kidney patients in ways that are the most effective at elevating the patient voice. Interested? Learn more!
Decade of the Kidney™
Between 2020 and 2030, kidney patients will witness the accelerating evolution away from the tired status quo of bricks and mortar dialysis as we know it and toward a future defined by patient choice; targeted therapies that inhibit kidney disease and prevent kidney failure; greater access to donated organs and new devices.
Did you know AAKP hosts monthly educational webinars for patients and their family members? Register for an upcoming webinar or watch previously held webinars OnDemand, including our COVID-19 series.
AAKP Action Center
AAKP is on top on current and emerging legislation and policy issues that impact patient care and choice! Our Action Center makes it easy for you to stay informed and know when & how to contact your representatives.