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Title: International expert consultation on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unkown Eatiology
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: World Health Organization, Country Office for Sri Lanka
Place of publication: Colombo
Language: English
Description: Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) is a serious public health problem in Sri Lanka and several other countries, particularly in Mesoamerica. CKDu appears to disproportionally affect poor, rural, male farmers in hot climates. Despite more than 20 years of study in Sri Lanka and globally, the problem of CKDu is not well understood. The Government of Sri Lanka accords a very high priority to addressing CKDu.
Subject: Etiology
Metals, Heavy
Water Quality
ISBN: 978 955 0261 15 4
Appears in Collections:WCO Sri Lanka

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