In this article, authors examine the epidemiology, health implications, and economic burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in low-income countries, and review cost-effective interventions and funding needed to address CKD in these regions.
This article assesses the success of a peritoneal dialysis intervention for acute kidney injury (AKI) in Tanzania, and discusses common challenges faced to provide acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease (CKD) care in resource-limited settings, especially when little is known about disease prevalence.
This article discusses the challenges of providing treatment for diseases such as acute kidney injury (AKI) in Africa, that require specialist services and expensive therapies such as dialysis. Using the experiences of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN), the authors discuss effective solutions for addressing these challenges in developing regions - such as nephrology training programs, continuing medical education activities for physicians, and community screening projects.
Supported by Duke, this systematic review and meta analysis investigates the epidemiology of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in sub-Saharan Africa and advocates for better data on burden of NCDs in the region.