Diaverum to cooperate with Houses of Mercy on Campos dos Goytacazes clinic project

Swedish renal care specialist Diaverum broadens footprint by cooperating with a House of Mercy on the construction of a dialysis clinic in Campos dos Goytacazes, in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The dialysis clinic will be able to treat 210 patients suffering from chronic kidney disease.

Munich / Campos dos Goytacazes, 01. 08. 2013 The Swedish renal care specialist Diaverum broadens its footprint by cooperating with a House of Mercy on the construction of a dialysis clinic in Campos dos Goytacazes, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The clinic will focus on haemodialysis and be equipped with 35 monitors, capable of treating 210 patients suffering from chronic kidney disease.

Diaverum's cooperation with the House of Mercy of Campos dos Goytacazes on a clinic project, means more than just setting its first steps on Brazilian soil. “Chronic kidney disease needs a holistic and personalized approach to care. Our cooperation with Houses of Mercy enables us to share our vast expertise on renal disease and approach to clinic management”, says Dag Andersson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Diaverum. “Up to 210 patients will be treated in the Campos dos Goytacazes clinic. We are glad that Houses of Mercy has offered us the possibility to apply our expertise in order to improve the quality of life of renal patients. We share the same mission: both of us put patients at the center of our efforts".

According to Dr. Benedito Marques dos Santos Filho, ombudsman of the House of Mercy of Campos dos Goytacazes, it was “a logical step to work with Diaverum, bringing leading capabilities in clinic management to the region and increasing access to treatment for the patient population"

Houses of Mercy and Diaverum already enjoy a successful partnership in Portugal, where they work together on 7 clinic projects.

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About Diaverum
At Diaverum, our mission is to improve the quality of life for renal patients by revitalising them both physically and emotionally. Being one of the world’s leading renal care providers, Diaverum offers a holistic approach, from preventive and early stage renal care to all renal replacement therapies. As a product independent provider — the largest in Europe — we are able to focus solely on caring for the individual needs of our patients. Our experience in renal care dates back 20 years, when the first dialysis clinic was established, previously under our former name Gambro Healthcare. Today, 7,100 employees care for almost 22,000 patients in 18 countries in Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Australia and Eastern Europe. Diaverum has its roots in Lund, Sweden and a corporate office located in Munich, Germany. For more information visit: www.diaverum.com .

About Us

Diaverum is a global integrated renal care provider with a clear patient focus. As one of the world’s leading renal care providers we stand for excellent medical quality, renal care services and a patient-centred research. Being product-independent also gives us the flexibility to offer individual treatments for the individual needs of our patients and by coordinating our patients’ healthcare needs, we are improving their quality of life. At the same time we are creating value in the healthcare system by optimising the use of healthcare budgets — for the benefit of the patient and the society. Our experience in renal care dates back more than 20 years, when the first dialysis clinic was established, under the former name Gambro Healthcare, defining our Swedish roots. Today almost 8,000 employees care for more than 26,000 patients in 18 countries in Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Australia. The corporate office is located in Munich, Germany. www.diaverum.com

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