New global report highlights burden and neglect of kidney disease worldwide

Despite one in 10 people worldwide having chronic kidney disease, a new global report — The Global Kidney Health Atlas — presented at this week’s World Congress of Nephrology in Mexico City and compiled by the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and kidney health experts worldwide and published in JAMA — highlights the huge gaps in kidney disease care and prevention in both developed and developing countries, with many countries not prioritizing kidney health. …read more

Source: EurekAlert

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