Actress Juliet Ibrahim has embarked on a massive kidney awareness campaign in Lekki- Lagos through her foundation which has done similar exercises in the past but on different diseases affecting Africans.
Her campaign is to commemorate world kidney day to help rise massive awareness and sensitize the general public on the importance of the kidney and reducing the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated problems.
Miss Juliet together with her team, colleagues, friends and fans in a cheerful and energetic mood walked and spoke to people on the effect of kidney disease and some of the precautionary measure to take.
This campaign is a timely one as many entertainers across Africa have kicked the bucket at the back of been affected by the disease.
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#Repost @julietibrahimfoundation Juliet Ibrahim Foundation Annual Kidney Awareness Walk Yesterday March 9, 2017, Actress, Juliet Ibrahim engaged friends, colleagues and the general public on a walk through some major streets in Lekki, Lagos to commemorate the World Kidney Day; to join in on the global health awareness campaign which focuses on sensitizing the world on the importance of the kidneys and reducing the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems. Some of those present at the Awareness Walk tagged #Move4Kidneys include; @gbenroajibade @iamicebergslim @isaacgeralds @sneezemanthekid @iamfirematic @Jciekonigeria @rogerstimi @nene.ofoetsu @baudex @izzydahniel amongst others who participated in the walk. Dr. Ufuoma of Diamond Helix Medical Assistance was on ground to educate people on everything they needed to know about kidney diseases, causes and preventions as well as carry out free screening. The humanitarian founded the Juliet Ibrahim Foundation; a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization focused on creating awareness on kidney cancer and other kidney related diseases, malaria, HIV AIDS, Ebola and other diseases and providing necessary interventions to ensure a society free of such issues in Africa at large after she had to care for two of her Aunts who suffered from kidney related ailments. Usually celebrated on the second Thursday in March, the mission of World Kidney Day is to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide. The event was sponsored by @cintronworld and proudly supported by @world_kidney_day_official was dedicated to all those who lost their lives to kidney disease. "Knowledge they say is power! Let's educate the nation because early detection saves lives. " Juliet Ibrahim #worldkidneyday