Today is World Kidney Day. Observed on the second Thursday of March the theme for World Kidney Day 2020 is Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere – from Prevention to Detection and Equitable Access to Care. It was first observed in 2006 in 66 countries. This global awareness campaign was initiated by the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the IFKF. The aim of this day is to spread awareness about kidney diseases and the importance of preventive measures and primary care. According to the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF) around 850 million people around the world have kidney problems.