Chronic Kidney Disease in Africa: Lived experiences and opportunities for improving systems of care
Highlights from a special ‘Tea with Africa’ webinar, held for Word Kidney Day. The topic discussed is 'Chronic Kidney Disease in Africa: Lived experiences and opportunities for improving systems of care'.
It features a first-hand account of people living with chronic kidney disease in Zimbabwe, current efforts to improve the quality of life of people living with CKD in Africa, and identifies further opportunities for improving systems of care.
- ‘Life as a patient with chronic kidney disease in Zimbabwe’, Mr Sibanda, is a member of the Kidney Association of Zimbabwe and suffers from chronic kidney failure
- ‘Chronic kidney disease challenges, responses and opportunities in Zimbabwe’, Dr. Rumbidzai Dahwa, Head of the Renal department at Sally Mugabe hospital and Lecturer in the Department of Medicine at the University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences
- ‘CKD-Africa collaboration: Experiences and opportunities for researching chronic kidney disease in Africa’, Dr Cindy George, Chair CKD-Africa and Senior Scientist at the South African Medical Research Council
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