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National Kidney and Transplant Institute
Geography
History
Founded January 16, 1981
Links
Website www.nkti.gov.ph
Lists Hospitals in Philippines

The National Kidney and Transplant Institute is a tertiary referral hospital located in Quezon City, Philippines. The hospital was announced on January 16, 1981.

The National Kidney and Transplant Institute, or NKTI, is a tertiary medical specialty center for renal health. The hospital also offers voluntary blood services.

The hospital was formerly known as the National Kidney Foundation of the Philippines (NKFP).[1]

Building and Location[edit]

The National Kidney and Transplant Institute sits in the center of a 58,899 square-meter lot, along East Avenue in Quezon City.

The Institute itself is 2-storey structure with three buildings (Main, Annex and Dialysis Center) connected to each other. The Main Building houses most of the Cost Centers and where the Administrative offices can be found. The Annex Building encloses the recently opened Marcos Wing and the Radiology Dept (MRI and CT Scan centers), Center for Special Services and also the ER Dept.

Services[edit]

In its nearly three decades of operations, NKTI has always aimed for general patient care but most importantly to the prevention or treatment of renal disease; and the various achievements can readily attest to this not only in the Philippines but in Asia as well: double transplant - kidney & pancreas (first in Asia, March 1988); Kidney - Liver transplant (first in Asia, September 1990); Bone Marrow Transplant (first in the Philippines, August 1990); ISO-Certification (first Government Hospital in the Philippines, February 2003). To sustain such commitment, the Institute has continuously maintain various healthcare-related programs of the Institute such the Human Organ Preservation Effort (HOPE), Voluntary Blood Donation Program (VBDP), Renal Disease Control Program (REDCOP) and Total Quality Management (TQM)

References[edit]

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External links[edit]


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Sun, 24 May 2015 08:11:15 -0700

The project involves the construction of a super-specialty tertiary orthopedic hospital to be located within the National Kidney and Transplant Institute compound along East Avenue, Quezon City. Meanwhile, Megawide will continue to join more PPP auctions.
 
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Mon, 09 Jun 2014 02:11:15 -0700

TEN days after being closed down, the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) on Monday partially opened its Out-Patient Hemodialysis Center in Quezon City in order to treat patients, especially emergency cases. Speaking at a press conference ...

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 03:46:57 -0700

The announcement was made by photographer Benjie Cruz on Facebook, saying Ignacio died at 2:50 p.m. at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute due to multiple organ failure and complications brought about by bone cancer. Ignacio was survived by ...

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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:33:45 -0700

The National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) Hemodialysis Center on Friday resumed full operation after it was temporarily closed last week when some patients experienced chills while undergoing dialysis. But it has yet to receive the results of ...
 
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Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:09:09 -0700

The National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) is investigating why some patients experienced chills while undergoing dialysis last week, complaints that led to the temporary closure of its out-patient hemodialysis center. In a press briefing on ...

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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:48:45 -0700

MANILA, Philippines–Health authorities have ordered the recall of a brand of anticoagulant or blood thinner suspected to have caused chills among 44 patients undergoing dialysis at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) in Quezon City last ...

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:00:00 -0700

This is the envisaged system for the Modernized Philippine Orthopedic Hospital (MPOH) which will soon be rising behind the National Kidney and Transplant Institute. Under a public-private partnership (PPP) scheme, the MPOH will serve as a “centralized ...

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:20:50 -0700

However, when I recently sought the help of Haplos, I was advised to go to the National Kidney and Transplant Institute. There, I was accurately diagnosed to have severe hemophilia.” Unfortunately for Villadolid, the delay to accurately determine his ...
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