The Kawasaki Disease Foundation is partnership of parents, patients, and professionals dedicated to advancing Kawasaki Disease issues. The Foundation focuses on awareness, support, and research.
Kawasaki Disease Foundation strives to be at the forefront of Kawasaki Disease issues by uniting the personal insight of families with the expertise of medical professionals. KDF’s mission is based on three basic principles.
Raising awareness among the medical community, childcare providers, and the general public is critical to early diagnosis and treatment
Facilitating support among families is essential to helping families cope with this uncommon illness and the potentially devastating effects of heart damage
Increasing funding for research is necessary to advance diagnostic guidelines, enhance the existing treatment, improve short-term and long-term follow-up care, and find a cause