3 Apr 2022
Clinical Director, St. Nicholas Hospitals, Lagos, Dr. Ebun Bamgboye, alongside other medical experts have called on government and other healthcare givers to partner Max Healthcare...
Nephrologists advocate Renal Care Policy, standardisation of treatment for Nigerians with kidney diseases
17 Feb 2022
Nigerian Association of Nephrology (NAN) has advocated for the formulation of a National Renal Care Policy, as such document would help standardise treatment for Nigerians with kidney diseases.
Help save me and let me live again, 60-year-old Civil Servant with stage five kidney disease who needs transplant cries out
22 Dec 2021
For Assumpta Okosi, 60, the only thing that matters now is how to raise money to get a kidney transplant. Assumpta battling stage five chronic kidney disease has been hospitalised at the General Hospital Onitsha Anambra since November. Even though she has been receiving palliative care and undergoing regular dialysis, she said only a kidney…
8 Aug 2021
In its contribution to tackle kidney disease in Nigeria, as well as commemorate its 3rd anniversary, the charity arm of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), His Love Foundation...
18 Mar 2021
As the world marked the 2021 World Kidney Day on March 11, experts have called for collaborative efforts in strengthening the health system, increase awareness among Nigerians
2 Jan 2020
With the increasing prevalence of kidney diseases and deaths of patients due to lack of funds for treatment, stakeholders have solicited for funds to help people with the disease finance dialysis and transplant.
10 Mar 2019
As the World Kidney Day is observed on Thursday March 14, 2019, Nigerians have been advised to adopt a healthy lifestyle and regularly visit their doctors to prevent kidney diseases.
4 Mar 2018
Ahead of World Kidney Day coming up on Thursday, Nigerians have been advised to live healthy lifestyle, as this would help to prevent diabetes...
18 Feb 2018
Daily, Nigerians throng foreign embassies in search of visas to travel abroad to seek cure for varying kidney ailments at very exorbitant costs.
8 Feb 2018
Global Assistance for Healthy Kidney Initiative (GHAKI) in collaboration with JFK dialysis centre has partnered Apollo Hospital, India on a medical mission to raise awareness on renal failures.
6 Nov 2017
Researchers found that patients with CKD who consumed the highest amounts of caffeine saw their mortality risk cut by almost a quarter, compared with those who consumed the lowest amounts.
23 Mar 2017
Having described two of the important and common diseases of the kidneys, the stage is now set for a discussion of the prevention of these diseases and how to ensure the wellbeing of the kidneys.