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Kidney Health

You want to build for kidney patients what President Trump envisions for all Americans: a system that’s personalized, patient-centric, puts you in control, and treats you like a person, not a number. With your help, that’s the kind of system we’re going to build for kidney disease, and it’s going to deliver what we all want for America’s kidney patients: better health and longer lives.

Alex M. Azar II, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
November 7, 2019

Advancing American Kidney Health

This ASPE paper discusses initiatives designed to tackle the challenges people living with kidney disease face.



Goal 1: Reduce the Risk of Kidney Failure

Key elements to reduce the risk of kidney failure are prevention, management, education, outreach, and research.

Goal 2: Improve Access to Quality of Person-Centered Treatment Options

Prevent kidney disease and manage kidney patients’ health in a more comprehensive and person-centered way.

Goal 3: Increase Access to Kidney Transplantation

Learn about kidney transplant options and the APPOLLO Network Study.

Explore Agency Resources

HHS agencies offer kidney health related information and resources.
Content created by Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs (ASPA)
Content last reviewed on November 7, 2019