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40,000 die of kidney failure every year in country

04/04/2008 | New Age (Bangladesh)

40,000 die of kidney failure every year in country Kidney Foundation Lottery begins today Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka Around 40,000 people die of kidney failure each year in the country as about 95 per cent people cannot afford kidney treatment due to high cost, speakers said at a press conference on Thursday. Number of kidney patients across the world was increasing gradually and nearly 1.80 crore people were affected by chronic kidney disease in the country, said Dr Harun-Ur-Rashid, president of Kidney Foundation, at the press conference held at Dhaka Club.

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