ESRD and Kidney Failure Statistics Worldwide
Chronic kidney disease (CKD), while common in America (over 660,000 have kidney failure), is not unique to the US. It is a human condition and affects millions all over the world. While we tend to focus on issues that hit close to home, it's important to recognize the worldwide community that puts effort into fighting the battle against CKD with us. Here are some of the more notable international statistics about CKD.
The prevalence of ESRD and CKD worldwide is quite staggering. They occupy a large portion of government healthcare budgets and funds in many countries. The international community continues to research and develop treatment methods to try to quell this international health crisis.
If you or a loved one are affected by kidney disease, schedule a consultation with local experts for quality care.