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• To promote public education with the aim of preventing kidney disease, early detection of kidney problems and the provision of information on kidney disorders through the media or presentation.

• To facilitate financial support of kidney patients and their families, especially the underprivileged, i.e. to lobby with provincial and central government for funds and also to lobby for funds from the private sector.

• To promote organ donation. (See the news section of the website regarding a petition in this regard.)

o To promote and sponsor including kidney treatment, including
o To lobby with Government for new facilities
o Kidney Research
o Training of nephrologists, dialysis nurses and renal technologists
o Facilitation of workshops and congresses
o Maintenance of standards in dialysis and kidney transplantation centres.

• To perform active, professional fund raising to generate sponsorship from corporates and donations from the public.


 
The National Kidney Foundation of SA is an Incorporated Association not for gain, registered as a Section 21 Company and a Public Benefit Organisation. (Registration No. 1972/014385/08, PBO No. 93-0010315)

We are governed by a Board Of Directors consisting of medical and business professionals and representation by the Dept. of National Health, all on a voluntary basis.

Management consists of a full-time CEO and an Administrator, and our offices are currently situated in Birdhaven, Johannesburg.

Members of the Board:

Professor AM Meyers
Professor Y Veriava
Mr W G I Clark
Mr B W E Dixon
Dr D Hahn
Dr J C Jacobs
Dr I J Katz
Ms N Mbatha
Professor M R Moosa
Professor S D Naicker
Professor C D Potgieter
Mr D Seed
Professor F J Milne

Chairman / Specialist Nephrologist
Vice-Chairman / Specialist Nephrologist
Attorney
Company Director
Specialist Nephrologist
Nephrologist
Specialist Nephrologist
Asst. Director, Dept of National Health
Specialist Nephrologist
Specialist Nephrologist
Specialist Nephrologist
Chairman, Gauteng Kidney Association
Honorary Life Member

Working Committee:

Prof AM Meyers Chairman
Mrs K Justus
Mr B van Aswegen
Mr B Hirsch
Mr B Dixon
Mr H Ludwig
Mrs N Phillipson
Dr D Campbell
Dr Y Dinath
Dr T Gerntholtz

Office Support:

Mr F du Toit Administrator

 

Tel: +27 011 447-2531

nkfsa@mweb.co.za
Fax: +27 011 447-2531
P O Box 891 Houghton 2041, South Africa

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