Hemodialysis Centre at NIKDU, Bangladesh
There are around 160,000 patients in need of dialysis or kidney transplant in Bangladesh, where the national capacity was to provide treatment for around 10,000 patients. The state authority of Bangladesh could not afford the latest machines, which resulted in severe repercussions for the health of patients who were sometimes dying as a result of the lack of modern facilities to treat their condition
Through a relatively simple and straightforward leasing contract between the Directorate General of the Health Services, the Infrastructure Development Company (capital provider) and Sandor Medicaid (project developer), patients were provided with a vastly improved quality of life and a service that helped to save lives
SDG 3: Promoting good health and well-being, saving lives that was achieved by increasing the national treatment capacity of dialysis by 12.3 per cent potentially saving over 1200 lives per year which is delivered by 19,500 dialysis sessions per year at less than US$5 per session and 1950 dialysis sessions at no cost; and
SDG 9: Innovative technologies with replicable standard models for low-income countrie
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