Lions Kidney Educational Centre and Research Foundation (LKEC) is a registered Charitable Organization, with tax-exemption under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance in Hong Kong, was founded by the Lions Clubs, District 303, HK, Macao, China. LKEC devoted to educate the public in preventing kidney diseases through health promotions and to provide low cost high quality Haemodialysis services for kidney patients with financial difficulties. The idea of the Centre was concevied during the fiscal year 1987-1988.

Origin

All founder members involved in these project had worked hard throughout the years to raise funds among fellow Lions and from the public, and secured assistance from medical practitioner and professionals. With the enthusiastic support from our Lions members, Sisters of Precious Blood Hospital and the public, the first “LKEC Precious Blood Hospital (Caritas) Renal Dialysis Centre” was officially opened on 8th September, 1991 to provide low cost Haemodialysis services to the public had been serving for 18 years. The Centre had moved to Shop B, G/F, 132 Un Chau Street, Sham Shui Po (LKEC-RDC2) and had been in full operation situated on April, 2009. The Centre has an area of more than 1,500sq.ft. with 12 Haemodialysis machines.

LKEC-Chan Wong Sau Wah Memorial Renal Dialysis Centre (LKEC-RDC1) was established on June, 2000 and 18 Haemodialysis machines had been installed and fully operation. The Third Renal Dialysis Centre of LKEC situated at Shop A, G/F, 132 Un Chau Street, Sham Shui Po, with 10 Haemodialysis machines were installed.

From 1991 till now, more than 220,000 Haemodailysis sessions have been carried out. Our Centres, have become the one of the largest Charitable Renal Haemodialysis Centre in Hong Kong!

Objectives

To reduce the incidence of kidney diseases through health promotion and prevention;
To enhance the quality of life of kidney patients through self-reliance and social networking;
To contribute towards equity and global objective of health for all;
To provide low cost high quality Haemodialysis services to the needy patients.