KARACHI: It’s World Kidney Day which means it’s time to reflect on the status of renal health in Pakistan. This year’s theme for World Kidney Day is Kidney Health for Everyone, Everywhere. We take a look at numbers on how diseases are affecting both the world and Pakistan.
death are caused by kidney diseases in Pakistan every year
million people suffer from kidney diseases in Pakistan
million people worldwide are now estimated to have kidney diseases from various causes
leading cause of death in women is Chronic Kidney Disease
was the weight of the largest kidney stone recorded. It was compared to the size of a coconut.
Source: Pakistan Medical Association, Aga Khan University, thefactsite.com