- Buzzing Streets of Besant Nagar, Chennai reverberated with a zeal for Organ Donation
Chennai, August 12th, 2023: With a serious commitment to create a meaningful impact in the society in lieu of ‘World Organ Donation Day’ – 13th August,2023, Asian Institute of Nephrology and Urology (AINU, Chennai), a leading kidney care specialist in India and Chennai ’s largest nephrology and urology healthcare specialty center today organized a notable walkathon at Besant Nagar, Chennai. Flagged off by senior consultants of AINU, the awareness drive witnessed more than 100 volunteers enthusiastically walking across the busy streets covering several kilometers.
The walkathon sensitized the public regarding the indispensable need for organ donation in the nation through educational placards and posters carried by the volunteers. A couple of transplant patients who had undergone successful kidney transplants at AINU also shared her inspiring testimonials to the crowds that gathered, as they were moved by their remarkable comeback since the surgery.
Dr. Navinath, Consultant Nephrologist, AINU, Chennai expressed his profound gratification on the occasion, stating, “It gives us immense pleasure to orchestrate this edifying walkathon in order to educate individuals on the critical significance of organ donation. We are proud in continuing this strong commitment on behalf of the state for a brighter future, marked by societal advancement and through a conscious volunteering by the citizens for an improved quality of life.”AINU has consistently exhibited a resolute commitment to advancing medical awareness and healthcare solutions, and this walkathon exemplifies their dedication to fostering societal welfare and progression. Through this event, AINU has not only supported the spirit of humanity but has also underscored the crucial role everyone can play in saving lives and enhancing the well-being of the community at large.
About AINU:Asian Institute of Nephrology and Urology is a world–class super-specialty Kidney Center in India and the youngest hospital to be accredited by NABH and awarded DNB by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. As a dedicated group in the field of Nephrology and Urology, they are present in 4 major cities namely Hyderabad, Vizag, Siliguri, and Chennai comprising of total 7 branches with several milestones to their credit. Consisting of a distinguished panel of doctors with expertise in the field of Urology, Nephrology, Paediatric Urology and Nephrology, Medical Oncology, Anaesthesiology, Andrology, and Radiology, AINU boasts state-of-the-art facilities to cater to exclusive care in renal health. As a premier Centre of Excellence in Renal Sciences, the 500-bedded tertiary care units include an SICU, Acute Kidney Care Unit, Advanced dialysis unit, and comprehensive diagnostic support facilities along with 24×7 Emergency care and pharmacy with patient amenities. Certified for its excellence in healthcare as The Best Hospital by the prestigious and globally acclaimed Newsweek publication, AINU with its advanced patient care, experienced staff, and latest technological amenities like the latest generation Robotic-assisted surgeries and has 100 bedded hemodialysis facility with 5008S HDF system provided with provision for advanced Hemodiafiltration. The expert-based dialysis is best suited to each individual’s needs and also takes a multidisciplinary approach to care.