KWF welcomes India’s leading Nephrologists to work alongside to lend credibility to its body of work. The foundation has reached a position of repute, and is recognized for its aspirational work towards health being of the kidney community.
All the doctors have secured the top most honour in individual capacities. They will lead KWF in raising its voice to the right authorities, and be the advocates of our appeals to bring about policy changes which make our objectives achievable.
Dr D S Rana
MBBS, MD – Medicine, MNAMS – Nephrology
Chairman, Department of Nephrology
Chairman, Board of Management, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi
Padma Shri Award in 2009
Dr BC Roy National Award 2014
Dr Sundar Sankaran
MD DNB (Neph) FRCP (UK)
Head – International Transplant Services, Manipal Hospitals
Adjunct Professor of Nephrology
Ex-Chairman Indian Society of Nephrology SC
Dr. Vijay Kher
DNB, DM, MD, M.B.B.S
Medanta Kidney & Urology Institute
Dr. Rajan Ravichandran
MD, MNAMS, FACP (USA), FRCP (EDIN)
Head of Nephrology,
MIOT Institute of Nephrology, Chennai
Founder of Sapiens Health Foundation
Dr. Umesh Khanna
Lancelot Medical Centre, Mumbai
Founder Mumbai Kidney Foundation
Kidney Patients Welfare Association
#34th Cross, Someshwaranagar,
1st Block, Jayanagar,
Vasu Sandur inherited this trust as a legacy from a group of ardent kidney patients, to carry forward their work of passion, with commitment and care. As President, he works with his team, providing medicines and dialysis consumables at a subsidized cost. They conduct interactive meetings and educational workshops with an aim to help patients manage their disease better. He had a kidney transplant in 1992 and took a contingent of other transplantees to represent India at the World Transplant Games in Sydney in 1997. This was the first time that India became part of World Transplant Games.
Kidney Foundation of Guruvayur
Kidney Foundation is an initiative by V. G .Chandrasekharan, a renal transplant recipient of 32 years. The NGO conducts charitable activities in Kerala. Operating from its registered office at Kozhikode, it conducts awareness and prevention workshops on kidney disease and offers assistance to poor and needy kidney patients for their treatments, dialysis and transplant. Their dialysis center in Guruvayoor provides dialysis to many needy at economical rates.
Kidney Care Foundation Society
J-180 Adarsh Nagar,
Mujahid Naqvi, President of Kidney Care Foundation Society is a kidney transplant recipient who is well versed with the real problems that kidney patients experience. The aim of the foundation is to create awareness through events and nephrologist consultations. Financial assistance is also provided to underprivileged patients. Medicines were distributed and support was provided to patients during Covid19.
Cheyutha Foundation for Organ Transplants
3-11, Don Bosco Nagar,
Tel # 9985574742
Bhagwan Reddy heads a strong team of professionals who work for the welfare of people who have had kidney transplants. Subsidized medication for needy, overnight stay at subsidized rates for out-station patients, and working towards government policy changes are their top priority.
1/960, K. B Jacob Road,
Tel # 9895700250
Registration in process: 2020
Anjali Uthup Kurian’s Sunny Kidney Foundation from Kochi aims to help people on dialysis and transplant with a holistic solution to live a better life. Special emphasis is given to the mental and physical health of caregivers, which in turn positively impacts patients’ health. SKF helps patients with funds for medicines and their friendly approach is a great support to patients and their families, bringing sunshine to their life.
FRIENDS – An Awareness Foundation
49, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road,
Tel # 9830717317
Registration in process: 2020
Madhab Chakrabarti is Secretary of this unique organisation , run by social workers, who understand how this disease is critical and needs society’s attention. They spread awareness of kidney disease, through well-defined programs that aim to educate, and prevent the spread of CKD.
Human Care Foundation
House No 176,
New Delhi 110009
Under the leadership of Jitender Chugh, Human Care Foundation (HCF) works in the area of human welfare, with an aim to offer support, save lives, and educate people about serious health conditions. In the past five years, they have arranged for free medicines, all types of tests and investigations, supporting equipment like wheelchairs, walking sticks and many other aids. They have conducted blood donation camps with over 800 units donated, saving more than 200 lives. For COVID19, HCF was involved in sourcing and supply of PPE sets in Delhi.