Kolkata : Fortis Hospital and Kidney Institute (FHKI), Kolkata organised a 4 Kms long walkathon to raise awareness on maintaining a healthy Kidney to mark World Kidney Day today. As many 100 people participated in the walkathon which was kick started at FHKI. The walkathon was led by Dr Shivaji Basu, Director – Department of Urology at FHKI, Dr. R.K. Gopalakrishna, Director – Department of Urology at FHKI, Dr Shrinivas Narayan, Director – Department of Urology at FHKI, and Dr Upal Sengupta, Consultant Nephrologist. The event was also attended by Chandrima Bhattacharya, Minister of State, Health and Housing.
The walk started from FHKI towards Gariahat Crossing, Ekdalia, Ballygunge and finally back to FHKI. A health checkup camp was also organized outside FHKI.