Latvian Association of kidney patients is founded in 1994 and unites 151 members. The audience of the association are kidney patients, their relatives, friends, and medical professionals.
to promote activities preventing kidney diseases and favour patient education health care and treatment;
to organize help and protection of kidney patients, especially end stage renal disease patients requiring kidney replacement therapy( hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, kidney transplantation);
to raise public awareness of questions related to different kidney diseases;
to pay attention of society, governmental, municipal institutions, nongovernmental organizations and other structures to issues linked to kidney diseases problem solving at national and international level;
to participate in developing national programme of kidney disease prevention measures and treatment;
to facilitate and support events improving medical care for kidney patients;
to carry out the exploration and perform surveys, cooperate with and enable contacts with other similar organizations and individuals in Latvia and in the world.