The importance of early referral
Fresenius Medical Care Indonesia was pleased to again sponsor this year’s 14th Jakarta Nephrology and Hypertension Course & Symposium at the Ritz Carlton Hotel from 2nd – 5th of May 2014. With the theme “Update in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)”, the goal of the event was to disseminate and exchange scientific and practical knowledge in the field of nephrology and hypertension among more than 500 doctors, nurses and other health care professionals.1
A young dialysis patient making plans for his future
As Senna was diagnosed with renal failure at the age of 15, he did the opposite of what most teenagers would do and came up with a new life plan for his future. With haemodialysis treatment and the loving help of his family, Senna has both of his feet firmly on the ground again. Watch his inspiring story here.
Standing up for kidney health
On the 12th of March, Fresenius Medical Care Indonesia celebrated World Kidney Day by organising an awareness event in cooperation with the Indonesian Society of Nephrology. The aim of this event was to highlight the prevalence, risks, preventive measures, as well as therapy options of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) to the public.
New epidemiological cohort study supports recent ESHOL data
The epidemiological cohort study compared the survival of incident patients on three different treatment modalities: high-flux haemodialysis (HD), low-volume online Haemodiafiltration (OL-HDF) and HighVolume OL-HDF.1
Discounted membership fees and educational materials for indigent regions
A special offer from ERA-EDTA (European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association) and HINARI (Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative) supports access to relevant information for healthcare professionals from developing countries.