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International Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day: Special Podcast to Illuminate the Importance of Awareness

United Kingdom, 11th January 2024 – Kawasaki Disease UK LTD, a registered charity as Kawasaki Fund established by UK fashion designer Dee Izmail, is an award-winning children’s health organisation dedicated to raising awareness and providing aid to families affected by Kawasaki Syndrome. The impact of Kawasaki UK’s assistance to families cannot be overstated. Through their unwavering dedication and tireless efforts, they have become a beacon of hope for parents grappling with the challenges posed by this illness.

Kawasaki Disease UK isn’t merely a charitable foundation; it sprung forth from the depths of personal experience and Dee’s love for her daughter, who suffered from Kawasaki Disease. This foundation is a living testament to Dee’s commitment to making a difference.

As International Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day approaches, Kawasaki Disease UK is taking significant steps towards raising awareness about this critical health issue by organising a special podcast. The podcast is scheduled to air – on 26 January 2024, and we are delighted to host distinguished professionals in the medical field, to share insights that will undoubtedly benefit listeners.

Kawasaki Disease is a rare but serious condition that primarily affects young children, causing inflammation in blood vessels throughout the body. Early detection and awareness play a crucial role in ensuring timely and effective treatment. The upcoming podcast aims to shed light on Kawasaki Disease, its impact, and the urgent need for increased awareness.

Kawasaki Disease UK


The primary objective of this special podcast episode is to provide a platform for experts to share their knowledge, experiences, and perspectives on Kawasaki Disease. By doing so, we aim to reach a broader audience and foster a better understanding of the disease, ultimately contributing to improved awareness and early detection.

To ensure widespread access, we are pleased to announce that listeners can save a digital seat for the podcast episode through the following link:

We encourage everyone to register early and join us on 26 January 2024 for this insightful and informative discussion.

For more information about Kawasaki Disease UK and the upcoming podcast episode, please contact

+44 7454 515009, or visit our website

Edwin Mojakhomo

Press and Public Relations Specialist

Dee Izmail/Kawasaki Disease UK

About Kawasaki Disease UK

Dee Izmail, founder and chairwoman of Kawasaki Disease UK began her fight against the disease in 1993 when her daughter’s symptoms were misdiagnosed. A South African nurse argued that the symptoms were classic signs of the disease and treated her immediately. Dee is a ready-to-wear and couture designer with a diverse style, including chainmail, broken mirrors, fine-wiring embellishments, latex, and hand-painted clothing. She has showcased her artisan pieces globally and has worked with celebrities like Beyoncé, Cher, Shania Twain, Eddy Izzard, and Warner Bros. Dee’s wearable collections feature jerseys and woven fabrics, creating contradictions in various cultures.

This podcast has been supported by the Children’s Heart Federation (CHF).

CHF is the leading national charity championing children with heart conditions, dedicated to empowering children affected, their families, and carers. Find out more by searching #chfed on social media.

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