Photo: Guardian.ngSource: UGCAs gathered by Legit.ng, at least 200 kidney patients depend on only 12 functional dialysis machines at Kano’s two biggest Hospitals, the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, AKTH, and Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital. Sadly, it was gathered that many of the few dialysis machines at the two biggest kidney treatment centres in Kano are not functioning. Similarly, it was revealed that at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, only eight of 20 dialysis machines work at the moment, and many patients suffering from CKD wait for more than 10 hours to get dialysis. He said:“We used to have up to 20 dialysis machines, but because of inadequate funding and other challenges at the moment we don’t have more than 5 normal machines that are functioning. “Here we have about four functional dialysis machines and two are about to be repaired.
Source: The Guardian June 27, 2022 17:43 UTC