Kidney Patients Association Netherlands sounds the gong to mark the start of World Kidney Day 2014

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Brenda de Coninck, entrepreneur and kidney patient, sounds the gong to mark the start of World Kidney Day 2014 and to celebrate the launch of ReiNIER, a new magazine about living with kidney damage.

World Kidney Day is the annual day on which special attention is drawn to kidney disease and its prevention. The Kidney Patients Association Netherlands (NVN) organizes numerous activities across the country to raise awareness on the importance of the kidneys and what it means when they do not work properly.

In addition, the free magazine ReiNIER is makes its debut. It holds information on what living with kidney disease means, provides tips and practical information on for example employment, nutrition, research and fatigue. Mirjam de Graaff, sister of late Dutch TV presenter Bart de Graaff and chairman of the Bart de Graaff Foundation, receives the first copy of ReiNIER from NVN director Hans Bart.

For more information: www.worldkidneyday.nl

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