With the increasing rate of kidney diseases in the country, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, and Apollo Hospital, India weekend launched a collaborative renal programme to provide best treatment as well as crash the high cost of kidney transplant.

a team of kidney experts from Apollo hospital India, LASUTH Chief Medical Director, Prof. Wale Oke who disclosed that no fewer than five cases of kidney transplants had been successfully done by doctors in LASUTH, explained that the collaboration with Apollo was to further improve the skills of the doctors as well as reduce number of patients dying from kidney diseases.

This programme is in line with Governor Akin Ambode’s mission to reduce medical tourism as fast as possible, ensure that patients are treated here in the country and at a cheaper cost.

Kidney specialists and Nephrologists will be visiting periodically to develop, train, and give expert opinion to the kidney patients.