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Key Statistics

Alarming Global Figures of Kidney Failure
*Based on the USRDS International Comparisons, 2020

Singapore ranks 1st* in the world for

diabetes-induced kidney failure

Singapore ranks 4th* in the world for prevalence (existing case) of kidney failure

Singapore ranks 7th* in the world for incidence (new cases) of kidney failure

Kidney Failures in Singapore

An average of 5.5 new patients are diagnosed daily

There are currently about 7,754* dialysis patients
*Based on the Singapore Renal Registry Annual Report 2019

2 in 3 cases
of kidney failures in Singapore are
due to diabetes

1 in 3* with diabetes
were not aware of their condition and
were therefore not being treated

*Based on National Registry Of Diseases Office

Kidney failure is a significant economic burden. $190 million is spent annually on dialysis treatment

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The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) strives to be an advocate and integrator for kidney health and holistic care for the community by the community. While supporting kidney failure patients with quality dialysis treatment and integrated care, its greater mission lies in preventing or delaying kidney failure through kidney health education with deeper integration into the community and strategic collaborative partnerships.
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