Jordan launches end stage renal disease registry

24 July 2010

Jordan's health ministry has launched a database of renal patients in the country, in a bid to examine treatment options, Jordan Time has reported. The Jordanian End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Registry aims to develop services provided to patients with kidney failure and facilitate transplant operations for those who need them. It will also enable the government to calculate annual spending on these patients in order to find alternatives for kidney dialysis and focus on transplants instead.

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