Thursday, November 4, 2010

The Cost of Treating End-stage Kidney Disease to Rise Significantly over the next decade

The cost of treating end-stage kidney disease from 2009 to 2020 is estimated to be around $12 billion according to a new report launched today.

The report by Kidney Health Australia and the George Institute for Global Health1, „The Economic Impact of End-Stage Kidney Disease in Australia?, reveals the incidence of kidney disease is growing at a serious rate, projected to increase by more than 54% to 2020.

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