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Table 1 Number of prevalent HD and PD patients in different African countries (2007)

From: Can we still ignore renal replacement therapy in sub-Saharan Africa? All living beings are created equal

CountryDialysis patientsHD patientsPD patientsDialysis patients on PD (%)
Egypt3311033000<200
Algeria1016099002603
Tunisia716068802804
Morocco5680566020-500
South Africa36602450117032
Sudan285027501003
Libya2150210051-1002
Nigeria11301130-0
Mauritius820820-0
Cote d’Ivoire460460-0
Ethiopia460460-0
Kenya38034020-5012
Angola290290-0
Benin250250-0
Mauritania240240-0
Cameroon220220-0
Gabon150150-0
Senegal13011020-5018
Ghana51-10051-100-0
Madagascar51-10051-100-0
Botswana20-50-20-50100
DR Congo20-50<20<2025
Mali20-5020-50-0
Namibia20-5020-50<2043
Togo20-5020-50-0
Uganda20-5020-50<2014
Zambia20-50<20<2050
Zimbabwe20-5020-5020-5044
Mozambique<20<20<2025
Swaziland<20<20-0
Tanzania<20<20-0
Total698006770020503
  1. HD hemodialysis, PD peritoneal dialysis [2]