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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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423 news items

Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 18:12:00 -0800

The agency, it said, has assisted a considerable number of patients from government hospitals such as the National Kidney and Transplant Institute and East Avenue Medical Center. “The PCSO has no control over which hospitals patients receive treatment ...
 
Inquirer.net
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:43:55 -0800

The total allocation of the DOH and its attached agencies—namely, the Lung Center of the Philippines, National Kidney and Transplant Institute, Philippine Children's Medical Center, Philippine Heart Center, and Philippine Institute of Traditional and ...

Coconuts Manila

Coconuts Manila
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 18:48:45 -0800

The report noted: "Senior Inspector Lloyd Gonzaga, warden of the Quezon City Jail Annex in Camp Bagong Diwa, told the judge handling the multiple murder case that Ampatuan has refused to be brought to the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) ...

GMA News

GMA News
Mon, 01 Jun 2015 03:38:57 -0700

On the registry of the National Kidney and Transplant Institute's Renal Disease Control Program (NKTI-Redcop) are 23,364 Filipinos undergoing regular dialysis—just a fraction of the renal patients in this country who need the procedure to survive ...

Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net
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 ...

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 ...

Reuters

Reuters
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 17:22:30 -0700

Andal Ampatuan Sr., the patriarch of a political clan, died at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute, where he was comatose after suffering a heart attack on Monday. Some family members were at his bedside, lawyer Ferdinand Topacio told the ...
 
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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