National Kidney and Transplant Institute - updates

Rappler's latest stories on National Kidney and Transplant Institute


[FIRST PERSON] A day in the life of NKTI's frontliners

Apr 27, 2020 - 12:52 PM

This 7-minute film shows what frontliners of the National Kidney and Transplant Institute have to go through each day – what goes on in their minds, and what bigger problems we have to face as a nation

NKTI wins award for innovative multi-organ failure treatment

Apr 21, 2020 - 5:45 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Healthcare Asia recognizes excellence in the Asia Pacific's healthcare sector, through the Healthcare Asia Awards 2020

DOH records 60% increase in leptospirosis cases in NCR

Jul 02, 2018 - 12:58 PM

Nationwide, the DOH also recorded a 41% increase, with 1,040 leptospirosis cases recorded as of June 16, 2018

INCREASED CASES. Health Secretary Duque (R) says the Department of Health is prepared to handle the increased number of leptospirosis cases. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 28, 2018

Jun 28, 2018 - 9:28 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday.

TAHO VENDOR. Mario Cañete is with his daughter at the basketball-gym-turned-patients-ward of National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City on Wednesday, June 27, a day after he was diagnosed with leptospirosis. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

6 dead, 52 admitted in a week due to leptospirosis

Jun 27, 2018 - 11:21 PM

The National Kidney and Transplant Institute has converted its covered basketball gym into a leptospirosis ward

LEPTO WARD. The basketball gym of the NKTI is now the hospital's leptospirosis ward. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

P136 million in PDAF unused by kidney hospital

Apr 11, 2017 - 2:01 PM

An audit report shows the NKTI does not know how to handle the funds of 265 legislators after the Supreme Court declared the PDAF as unconstitutional in 2013

P143M in NKTI drugs, lab supplies missing, says COA

Apr 10, 2017 - 9:19 PM

State auditors say: Nobody checks whether the quantity of stored supplies match the quantity of supplies indicated in the requisition and issue slip enabling possible padding

NKTI AUDIT. A Commission on Audit inventory-taking sees P143 million in missing supplies and drugs. Image from NKTI website.

Recto dares gov't: Pour more funds in 'health bucket'

Aug 29, 2014 - 9:38 AM

Senator Ralph Recto commends the increase in the government s proposed health spending for 2015 but says more funding is still needed