New partnership between Fresenius and the Chinese government announced at 16th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology (APCN) in Beijing

By ASN Staff

Fresenius Medical Care launched a new partnership entitled “Ignite Hope of Life” with the aim to assist the Chinese government in treating citizens with chronic kidney disease. The announcement came today at the 16th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology (APCN) in Beijing.

"Professor Yu Xueqing, Professor of Medicine and Director of Sun Yat-sen University’s Institute of Nephrology, Vice President of The First Affiliated Hospital, and President of the Chinese Society of Nephrology (CSN), welcomed [the] news of the kidney health initiative [stating,]: ‘There are 130 million people living with CKD in China. To help tackle the problem, the Chinese Government has announced a series of healthcare policies to build health insurance programs and a medical referral system for critical illnesses. The Fresenius Medical Care campaign will complement these government initiatives while playing a vital role in promoting kidney care knowledge and raising awareness for chronic kidney disease.’”

Please read the full report here.

Category:
Subcategory:
Author:
ASN Staff
Article Image:
Body:

Fresenius Medical Care launched a new partnership entitled “Ignite Hope of Life” with the aim to assist the Chinese government in treating citizens with chronic kidney disease. The announcement came today at the 16th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology (APCN) in Beijing.

"Professor Yu Xueqing, Professor of Medicine and Director of Sun Yat-sen University’s Institute of Nephrology, Vice President of The First Affiliated Hospital, and President of the Chinese Society of Nephrology (CSN), welcomed [the] news of the kidney health initiative [stating,]: ‘There are 130 million people living with CKD in China. To help tackle the problem, the Chinese Government has announced a series of healthcare policies to build health insurance programs and a medical referral system for critical illnesses. The Fresenius Medical Care campaign will complement these government initiatives while playing a vital role in promoting kidney care knowledge and raising awareness for chronic kidney disease.’”

Please read the full report here.

Area(s) of Interest:
Date:
Thursday, March 29, 2018