Patient Support Meet at Vashi - 19th June 2019
A patient support group meeting was organized by Apex Kidney Foundation for the dialysis patients at Vashi dialysis centre. This meeting was held on 19th June 2019 from morning 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. In the beginning of the program, breakfast was served to all the patients, relatives and staff members. This was followed by lectures by doctors from Apex Kidney Care.
The speakers and their respective topics were as follows:
Dr.RachanaJasani, Consultant Renal Dietician – Diet in dialysis Patients
Dr RavindraNiklaje, Consultant Nephrologist - Infection control for dialysis patients
Dr. Rajesh Kumar, Consultant Nephrologist and Transplant Physician – Vascular Access Care for Dialysis patients
Dr. Alam Shah, Dialysis physician – Information about Travel Dialysis
Toward the end of event, all patients were given gifts like AKF bag, AV fistula belt, tourniquet belts, wrist belt, water bottle, high protein biscuits and informative brochures like brochures on diet in dialysis, AV fistula care and organ donation.
This program was attended by approximately 55 patients taking dialysis at Vashi or Khargharcenter. All the dialysis related queries were addressed by each and every concerned doctor. A vote of thanks was given towards the end by Dr. Rajesh Kumar.