Press release: Diaverum grows its presence in Brazil by acquiring three dialysis centers
LUND / SAO PAULO, 21 November, 2018 - Diaverum, one of the world’s leading renal care service providers, is announcing its acquisition of three dialysis centers in Brazil, currently treating more than 900 patients. With this addition, Diaverum is now treating close to 2,000 patients in Brazil.
Through the acquisition of Nefroclinica in Aracaju, Sergipe and Instituto de Nefrologia in Mogi das Cruzes and Suzano, Sao Paulo, Diaverum is adding three dialysis centers to its global network. The dialysis centers are treating more than 900 patients combined. In addition, the centers also provide acute care dialysis to hospitals in Brazil.
“I am very pleased to add these three clinics to the global Diaverum network. Chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease is a growing concern in Brazil, like in many other countries in Latin America and we are committed to contribute to delivering world-class specialist renal care to the people in Brazil,” said Marie Sjodahl, Area Director Latin America, Diaverum.
“Our mission in Brazil is to improve our patients’ quality of life and to do so, we are partnering with high standard centres and the best professionals in the industry. Our core focus will now be on integrating the new clinics into our organisation. We will do everything we can to make sure our new colleagues feel welcomed and at home with Diaverum and support them in delivering world-class renal care to our patients,” said Rafael Romanini, Country Manager Brazil, Diaverum.