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Kidney Care Program

Establishes local partnerships to improve kidney care treatment for people with End Stage Renal Disease

 

Services

  • New Dialysis Clinic
    • Provides initial start-up supplies, equipment and technical, clinical, educational, operational, and service training to establish new clinics
  • Dialysis Clinic Upgrade
    • Provides new machine and equipment installation or maintenance and technical, educational, operational, and service training support to existing clinics
  • Clinical Training
    • Empowers in-country healthcare providers to provide quality and sustainable patient care and the tools to manage clinical operations through comprehensive training
  • Technical Training
    • Provides training for in-country staff on procedures, water systems management and dialysis education, ensuring clinics remain sustainable 
  • Standards of Care Training
    • Provides established renal standards and best-demonstrated practices for training, support and guidance to in-country hemodialysis caregivers, renal professionals and dialysis providers
  • U.S.-based Training
    • Provides training at U.S.-based locations to increase dialysis and kidney care knowledge and improve patient outcomes for international partnering clinical and technical staff
  • Follow-up
    • Evaluates equipment installations and performance from international dialysis partner clinics and ensures in-country staff is continuing to provide safe operations, quality care standards and effective procedures and patient monitoring systems
  • AV Fistula Surgical
    • Replaces catheter accesses (which are prone to infection and complications) with arteriovenous (AV) fistulas, provides interventional repair or replacement of existing AV fistulas and trains in-country surgeons on fistula procedures and post-operative patient care

For more information on BOL’s Kidney Care Program, please contact BOLProgram@bolteam.org or click on the boxes below. To view upcoming kidney care missions, visit the Calendar.