Free introductory offer to kidney dialysis in Fiji | Pacific Beat

Free introductory offer to kidney dialysis in Fiji

Free introductory offer to kidney dialysis in Fiji

Updated 28 February 2013, 9:57 AEDT

Dialysis paitents in Fiji will be able to receieve life saving treatment free of charge.

The Kidney Foundation of Fiji has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Ministry of Health giving dialysis paitents free treatment for three months.

Previously around 95 per cent of those who required dialysis in Fiji would die, with about 5 per cent able to affrod to go to New Zealand and Australia for treatment.

The Fiji government is to fund the scheme.

Presenter:Campbell Cooney

Speaker:Dewan Chand Maharaj, president & founder, Kidney Foundation of Fiji

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