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  • Dialysis Firms Unites In Wake of Corona Virus Pandemic on DWN DIALYSIS
    Dialysis Firms Unites In Wake of Corona ...
    DaVita Inc. and Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) jointly announced they are collaborating in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to offer isolation capacity for dialysis patients who are or may be infected with the novel coronavirus[...]
    Date Posted: 01/Apr/2020
  • Top Nigerian Cum NHS Doctor Annihilated on DWN COVID-19
    Top Nigerian Cum NHS Doctor Annihilated ...
    A leading NHS doctor described as a "living legend" has died after contracting coronavirus, his family has said.   Dr Alfa Saadu, 68, died on Tuesday at about 7.30am after contracting COVID-19 two weeks ago.[...]
    Date Posted: 01/Apr/2020
  • 151 Recorded Cases In Nigeria on DWN COVID-19
    151 Recorded Cases In Nigeria on DWN COV...
    The Honorable Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has confirmed 151 recorded cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. He stated this at a press briefing on the 1st of April 2020, saying also that 82 are in Lagos, 28 in FCT, 8 in Oyo, 14 in Osun, 4 each[...]
    Date Posted: 01/Apr/2020
  • World Kidney Day, 2020
    World Kidney Day, 2020
    Thanks to dialysis, more people with chronic kidney disease are living longer today. It is estimated that despite the increased risk of mortality, patients with chronic kidney disease can have an extended life expectancy with dialysis care and[...]
    Date Posted: 12/Mar/2020
  • Innovative Ellipsys Vascular Access System on DWN DIALYSIS
    Innovative Ellipsys Vascular Access Syst...
    Kidney diseases often affect the patient’s quality of life. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 5-10 million people die annually due to kidney diseases. These patients undergo dialysis several times a week, thereby[...]
    Date Posted: 07/Mar/2020
  • Conjoined Twins Separated By Nigerian Doctors on DWN SPOTLIGHT
    Conjoined Twins Separated By Nigerian Do...
    In a medical field fraught with challenges, a team of 78 Nigerian doctors successfully separated conjoined twins, Goodness and Mercy, who were joined in the chest and abdomen. Our reporter chronicles how the operation was undertaken, 15 months[...]
    Date Posted: 07/Mar/2020
  • Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli Undergoes Second Kidney Transplant On DWN TRANSPLANT
    Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli Undergoes S...
    Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday underwent surgery for a kidney transplant at a government hospital in Kathmandu.   This is the second transplant since he was diagnosed with renal failure 13 years ago[...]
    Date Posted: 06/Mar/2020
  • Healthcare Workers At Major Risk on DWN COVID-19
    Healthcare Workers At Major Risk on DWN ...
    Some nurses at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, New York, are under quarantine after they were exposed to the novel coronavirus by a patient who was treated there. In Washington state, 25 health care workers are under observation after interac[...]
    Date Posted: 06/Mar/2020
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