Nagico sponsors Nephrology conference

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PHILIPSBURG – The Rotary Club of St. Maarten proudly accepted a large donation from Nagico Insurances in support of the upcoming Nephrology Conference.

The Rotary Club, in conjunction with the Windward Islands Medical Association (WIEMS), will be holding a conference for medical professionals on the state of kidney disease and care in St. Maarten September 16 and 17, at the Belair Community Center.

A free Public Meeting on kidney disease will precede this conference on Thursday evening, September 15, from 6:45pm to 9:00pm also at the Belair Community Center. Presentations on kidney disease, care, diet and prevention will be included along with the opportunity for members of the public to ask questions to the presenters.

The session will be opened by Minister of Health, Labor and Social Affairs Emil Lee, along with presentations from Nephrologist Dr. Maite Gil, Assistant Supervisor of the Dialysis Unit Sineida Suares, and Dietician Jeshneila Carti.

President of the Rotary Club Henna Budhrani accepted the donation from Nagico. “This donation enables our club to continue its multi-year initiative to support public education on St. Maarten, both for our medical professionals and for our residents. Thank you Nagico for your continued support and we look forward to working with you for many years to come. I also want to thank the Windward Islands Medical Association for their efforts in improving the knowledge of our physicians and the community,” said Budhrani.

Chairman of the Nagico Group of Companies Imran McSood Amjad said, “It is our pleasure to support the Rotary Club of St. Maarten and the Windward Islands Medical Association with this year’s initiative on Nephrology education. If we can save one life, we have made a significant contribution to our society. Please remember to come on September 15, for the free Public Session on kidney disease at the Belair Community Center at 6:45pm.”

For more information about the Rotary Club of St. Maarten, contact the Rotary Club Press Officer at: pressrotarysxm@gmail.com or visit website: www.rotarysxm.org.