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National Kidney and Transplant Institute
Geography
Location Quezon City,
Metro Manila, Philippines
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]

  1. ^ [1]

External links[edit]


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237 news items

Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net
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 ...
 
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:00:00 -0700

MORE REGIONAL hospital upgrades will be added to the project pipeline of the public-private partnership (PPP) program before the administration of President Benigno S. C. Aquino III ends in 2016, the program's executive director said on Friday.
 
Sun.Star
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 08:11:15 -0700

This “symbolic act” celebrates the importance of kidneys, campaigned government and non-government organizations last March 12, World Kidney Day. The Facebook page of the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) posted the “water drinking ...
 
Sun.Star
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 ...

Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:39:16 -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 ...
 
Inquirer.net
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 ...

Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:58:39 -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 ...
 
GMA News
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:19:10 -0700

About P3 to P4 million in some institutions, said Dr. Jade Jamias, chairman of the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) Liver Center, on Tuesday. At NKTI, it only costs P1.5 to P2.5 million, she said. But through a recent agreement with the ...
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