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New NKF dialysis centre that doubles as outreach centre opens in Nee Soon South

SINGAPORE - To educate more residents on the prevention of kidney diseases, a new dialysis centre in Nee Soon South will double up as a community outreach centre, in a move that is the first for the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) here. Located at Block 840, Yishun Street 81, the centre includes a public area that can host activities such as health screenings, nutrition workshops and exercise classes. This is unlike the existing 30 NKF dialysis centres, which are not opened to the public. On Sunday morning (July 31), Home Affairs and Law Minister K. Shanmugam and Nee Soon GRC grassroots organisations advisor Lee Bee Wah officially opened the centre at the annual Nee Soon South Community Health Fair. Funded by the Singapore Contractors Association Limited (Scal) and the government at a cost of $1.9 million, the Scal-NKF Dialysis Centre has 14 dialysis stations that can ser...

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