New Delhi, October 31st, 2017:NephroPlus, India’s largest dialysis delivery network, hosted the second edition of the world’s one and only Dialysis Olympiad in Thyagaraj Sports Complex, New Delhi today. TheOlympics style event conducted exclusively for those on dialysis was attended by more than 800 participants on dialysis from different parts of the country.
Driven by a guest-centric (at NephroPlus all patients are called guests) approach, NephroPlus strives to encourage people on dialysis to lead lives as close to normal as possible, letting them work, travel and have fun. Taking this vision further, Dialysis Olympiadunrolled a series of events likeCricket, Running, Cycling, Basketball, Table Tennis, Sudoku andCarrom to further instill in them confidence to lead lives optimistically and happily. The winners of these respective events were awarded with gold, silver and bronze medals.
NephroPlus has always designed innovative solutions to enhance the quality of lives of its patrons. This year’s Dialysis Olympiad was therefore kicked off early this month, by conducting a record breaking longest bike expedition (400 km) from Jalandhar to New Delhi. Six bikers, accompanied by a team of doctors and nurses, covered sectors of Ludhiana, Khanna, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Panipat, and Sonipatover four days – thus -reinstating that with the backing of expert care, anybody can dare to dream big and achieve their dreams.
The first edition of the event which was held in 2015 in Hyderabad, witnessed participation from 600 champions across the country, who fought their illness to reveal their undying spirit. This event truly empowers the dialysis community to dream big and help them achieve confidence to live life to the fullest.
Vikram Vuppala, Founder and CEO, NephroPlus said, “Two years back, when we had conducted the first edition of Dialysis Olympiad, it was considered a revolutionary moment in medical history. Convincing the dialysis community to indulge in physically challenging activities was a herculean task. But with our expertise, confidence in innovating with our services and reach across the length and bread of the country, this year we were able to increase the participation for the event.”
Adding to this, Sohil Bhagat, Vice President – Strategy,NephroPlus remarked, “Though kidney failure is a medical condition, there is a huge psychological component to it. We are committed to elevating the psyche and quality of lives of the dialysis community. Therefore, we take pride in announcing the commendable participation we received this year and would like to extend our deepest gratitude to every participant who demonstrated their will to win, believed in us and together helped in repeating history.”
NephroPlus is India’s largest Dialysis Provider Network offering highest quality dialysis services. With a strong commitment to quality, it is spearheading a change in the way in which dialysis is done in India and beyond. NephroPlus has 125 centers currently across 18 states in India and is expanding soon to other geographies. The vision of the company is to enable people on dialysis across the world lead long, happy and productive lives.