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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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236 news items

 
Baguio Midland Courier
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:33:45 -0800

The eldest of four children, Quakelyn, who lost her father to kidney disease, has been following up her application for an organ transplant at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City, with her younger brother Jason, 20, as probable ...
 
The Manila Times
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 07:22:30 -0800

The recipients were the Lung Center of the Philippines or LCP (P67,824,785), National Kidney and Transplant Institute or NKTI (P24,703,422.99), Philippine Children's Medical Center or PCMC (P500,000), Philippine Heart Center for Asia or PHCA (P500 ...
 
Baguio Midland Courier
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19:45:00 -0800

A P5,000 support from a woman from Bontoc, Mountain Province and P1,000 from the Quijencio family were used by the patient in returning last week to the National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City to follow up her request for a tissue ...
 
Zamboanga Today Online
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:22:30 -0800

Nuño said her office extended P5.5 Million in medical assistance to poor Zamboanga City patients who were treated at National Kidney and Transplant Institute and the Philippine Heart Center and the Lung Center in the National Capital Region. Through ...
 
Sun.Star
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:41:15 -0800

Once he was confined for a kidney operation at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute. When doctors conducted a pre-surgery test to validate the finding, they found, to Datsu's pleasant surprise, that opening him up was no longer be necessary ...
 
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 17:33:45 -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 ...
 
Inquirer.net
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:07:30 -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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