COLLEGE OF HOME SCIENCE, PAU, CELEBRATES WORLD KIDNEY DAY

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Ludhiana, March 10, 2017: The faculty and students of Department of Food and Nutrition ,College of Home Science ,PAU,Ludhiana celebrated "World Kidney Day" in collaboration with DMC, Ludhiana on 9th March 2017. This day is celebrated every year on 2nd Thursday of March to create awareness about organ donation. A marathon was organised to mark the occasion The marathon was flagged off by the Municipal Commissioner, Kanwalpreet Kaur Brar. Dr Rajiv Bhalla,Civil Surgeon Ludhiana, Dr Sandeep Puri, Principal, DMCH, Dr.B.S.Aulakh Urologist and Dr.A.S. anda Vice Chancellor, GAVASU were the prominent guests at the event. Dr. Aulakh delivered a talk on obesty, kidney disease and transplant. He mentioned that successful weight loss can result in improved control of diabetes and of high blood pressure and it can lower the risk for developing chronic kidney disease. Dr. Gurinder Sangha, Dean College of Home Science appreciated the efforts of faculty and students of department of Food and Nutrition.

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Friday, March 10, 2017