Unraveling the mystery of CKDu – Research Talk on Environment

A team led by Dr. Mahesh Jayaweera, Dr Jagath Manathunga and Dr Buddhika Gunawardena from Department of Civil Engineering ,University of Moratuwa presented their research findings at the 20th  International Forestry and Environmental Science Symposium held at Club Hotel Dolphin, Wayikkal.The  emergence of chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) has become a serious public health crisis in Sri Lanka. CKDu is slowly progressive, irreversible, and asymptomatic until late stages, and is not attributable to hypertension, diabetes, or other known etiologies.The research team has found out key areas where the interventions are needed.



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