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Kidney Health Australia

For over 50 years, Kidney Health Australia have been working tirelessly on behalf of the kidney community to fight for equal opportunity in the support, treatment and research of kidney disease.

As the peak body for kidney disease in Australia, their purpose is to bring together individuals, organisations and healthcare providers to work together to improve the lives of the 1.7 million Australians affected by kidney disease.

Part of a dedicated clinical and research community, they foster advocacy and research to drive improvements in the diagnosis, management and eventual cure of kidney disease.

Mision and vision

Kidney Health Australia has a clear purpose - to achieve good kidney health for all Australians.

Kidney Health Australia’s mission is decrease the incidence of kidney disease, and save and improve the lives of Australians affected by kidney disease. Through their awareness, early detection and support programs, they will continue to ensure every Australian at risk of, or affected by, kidney disease, receives the best possible support to enjoy a good quality of life.

Their vision is a future where every Australian has the ability to enjoy good kidney health.

How Kidney Health Australia can help

Kidney Health Australia build awareness, encourage early detection, and connect those with kidney disease to trusted sources of support.

Information / help lines

  • Call 1800 454 363 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm, or email Kidney.Helpline@kidney.org.au

Programs, apps and tools

Recommended links

Last reviewed: June 2020

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Find A Dialysis Unit | Kidney Health Australia

If you need to travel due to relocation or an unplanned trip, we can help you find dialysis units within Australia or overseas.

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My Kidneys My Choice | Kidney Health Australia

When you have end stage kidney disease, you are faced with making important decisions about treatment.

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Detecting & Managing CKD Resource Library | Kidney Health Australia

We use your information to keep you updated on kidney health matters of interest to you

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Kidney cancer | Kidney Health Australia

Kidney cancer starts from the cells of the kidney. Find out causes, risks, symptoms and types, plus learn about different kidney cancer stages.

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eGFR calculator | Kidney Health Australia

Your estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) helps you measure your kidney function. Calculate your eGFR now.

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Kidney transplants | Kidney Health Australia

A transplant is a treatment for end-stage kidney disease. Find out what's involved, who can have one, and how to prepare.

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Your Kidneys A – Z | Kidney Health Australia | Kidney Health Australia

If you’ve ever wondered about a word, term or acronym used in a discussion about kidneys, you should find the meaning here in our glossary of terms.

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Choosing your treatment | Kidney Health… | Kidney Health Australia

Depending on the stage of your kidney disease, there are treatments and steps you can take to improve your kidney health and overall quality of life.

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Know your kidneys | Kidney Health Australia | Kidney Health Australia

Your kidneys play a vital role in your body. Without them, you would struggle to process toxins, and this would have a devastating impact on your health.

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What is kidney disease | Kidney Health Australia

We explain kidney disease. And from causes to treatments, we take a look at what it means and what you can do next.

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