Special Programme Reaches New Audiences, Garners Press Attention

Nalamdana recognized for innovative approach to kidney disease prevention and treatment

On World Kidney Day Nalamdana staged three community programs in Chennai, sponsored by Sapiens Kidney Foundation, Adyar. The Hindu published an article highlighting Nalamdana’s efforts, saying, “the drama gives useful advice on how to prevent kidney disease through steps such as reducing salt intake, drinking more water, exercising, kicking the smoking habit, checking albumin and sugar in the blood annually, and avoiding long-term non-prescription drugs.”

I used to think that youngsters were not vulnerable to diesases. But, the play opened my eyes,” said one young fisherman in attendance.

Rajan Ravidhandran, chairman of the Sapiens Foundation, said the aim to to create awareness among the underprivileged sections of society.