How to participate

Eligibility criteria

The CKD-Africa Collaboration is an open consortium, thus studies that meet the eligibility criteria are welcome join the network at any point.

The CKD-Africa Collaboration network eligibility criteria:

  • Observational study design with participant level data
  • Minimum sample size = 300 participants
  • Age range: ›18 years
  • Participants: Africans residing in Africa
  • Allow computation of estimated glomerular filtration rate (i.e., include data on age, gender, and serum creatinine and/or serum cystatin C) and/or allow the determination of albuminuria (i.e., include data on urinary creatinine and urinary albumin)
  • Ethical approval from respective institutions
  • Studies can be published or unpublished, provided it adhere to the inclusion criteria