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Key Statistics

Alarming Global Figures of Kidney Failures

Singapore ranks 2nd in the world for
diabetes-induced kidney failure

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

Singapore ranks 5th
in the world for incidence (new cases) of kidney failure

Kidney Failures in Singapore

5.5 new patients are diagnosed daily

There are currently about 7,400* dialysis patients
*Based on the Singapore Renal Registry Annual Report 2018

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

Almost half of those with diabetes
were not aware of their condition and
were therefore not being treated

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

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The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is deeply committed to journeying with patients every step of the way in their treatment and rehabilitative care, advocating kidney health to prevent kidney failure and making a difference in the renal landscape, to benefit the community.

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