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Kidney Month raises awareness in P.E.I.

March is Kidney Month, a global awareness campaign aimed at increasing awareness of the importance of kidneys to good health and to reduce the impact of kidney disease and its associated problems. Volunteers, staff and board members from the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Atlantic branch, as well as the management team from the provincial renal unit gathered recently at the lieutenant-governor’s residence in Charlottetown to mark World Kidney Day, which is held annually on March 12. Shown are, from left, Cheryl Banks, director of hospital services, Prince County Hospital and Provincial Renal Program, Marlene Dorey, development officer, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Atlantic branch, P.E.I. Lt.-Gov. Antoinette Perry and Annie Boyle, a volunteer with the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Atlantic branch. They posed for this picture earlier this month before restrictions on social distancing were put in place due to the coronavirus.
March is Kidney Month, a global awareness campaign aimed at increasing awareness of the importance of kidneys to good health and to reduce the impact of kidney disease and its associated problems. Volunteers, staff and board members from the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Atlantic branch, as well as the management team from the provincial renal unit gathered recently at the lieutenant-governor’s residence in Charlottetown to mark World Kidney Day, which is held annually on March 12. Shown are, from left, Cheryl Banks, director of hospital services, Prince County Hospital and Provincial Renal Program, Marlene Dorey, development officer, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Atlantic branch, P.E.I. Lt.-Gov. Antoinette Perry and Annie Boyle, a volunteer with the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Atlantic branch. They posed for this picture earlier this month before restrictions on social distancing were put in place due to the coronavirus. - Contributed

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