Uganda Kidney Foundation(UKF) celebrating the World Kidney Day(WKD) 2022, held at Mbale, Eastern Uganda.
Commitment to the prevention and management of kidney disease through awareness, education and research.
Enhance the quality of life for persons with kidney disorders
To provide continuing health education to the members, colleagues, and…READ MORE
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UGANDA KIDNEY FOUNDATION
The Uganda Kidney Foundation (UKF) is a non-governmental non-profit making, health related
organization founded in 2011 by a team of medical doctors and nurses working with kidney
disease patients to explore ways and means of reducing morbidity and mortality due to Kidney
Disease in Uganda.
This was founded by Dr. Robert Kalyesubula, Dr. Joseph Lunyera and Dr. Peace Bagasha with
Dr. Ssekasanvu as the Patron.
The objectives UKF
1. To promote Patient Education for all patients about kidney health.
2. To promote Health Worker Education and increase awareness about kidney health.
3. To increase kidney disease screening activities and build an evidence base about
kidney disease in Uganda.
4. To increase public awareness about kidney diseases and encourage prevention
through life style change
The target groups of UKF
1. The general public
2. All Health care practitioners
3. Kidney disease patients
Some of Our Partners
- Ministry of health (MOH)
- Association of physicians of Uganda (APU)
- Parliament of Uganda
- Mulago Hospital
Providing Care, Education & Hope
Thanks to the generosity of our supporters we can provide education and support, raise awareness and fund innovative research.
The Uganda Kidney Foundation, a non-government, voluntary, nonprofit multi professional health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases and improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease through working together with all relevant stakeholders
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KIDNEY FUNCTION ADVOCACY
Kidney disease affects people of all calibers and socioeconomic status. Newly born, children as a complication of malaria and severe infections which are both highly prevalent in our setting, teenagers, mothers as a complication of pregnancy and child birth (pregnancy related high blood pressure, over bleeding, severe infection), the productive youths, middle aged and the seniors; all are equally affected