Future options for the management of chronic kidney disease in Nigeria.

@article{Okafor2012FutureOF,
  title={Future options for the management of chronic kidney disease in Nigeria.},
  author={Chidi Okafor and Charity Kankam},
  journal={Gender medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={9 1 Suppl},
  pages={
          S86-93
        }
}
The lack of health care infrastructure and prevalence of infectious disease in Nigeria exacerbate the growing problem of diagnosing and treating chronic kidney disease. Nigeria should place more emphasis on chronic kidney disease education, screening, and prevention; propagation of acceptance of peritoneal dialysis over hemodialysis; subsidization of renal replacement costs; and advancement of the national renal transplantation program.