June is National Kidney Month
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, May 29 (PIA) -- The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) enjoins all local governments to observe June as the National Kidney Month.
The theme for this year's celebration is, "Ikaw at Ako, Panalo sa Malusog na Bato."
The DILG ordered all governors, and all city and municipal mayors to fully support the and Renal Disease Control Program (REDCOP) of the Department of Health (DOH).
These local government executives were tasked to designate Provincial City and Municipal REDCOP coordinators; conduct fora on Renal Health and Renal Disease Prevention; and spearhead activities to promote renal health.
The DOH, through the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) and its REDCOP, conducts advocacy campaigns to increase awareness of renal disease prevention and the promotion of renal health. (CLJD/RGSD-PIA3)
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