Tagged with CKD

Good Governance the joke of this generation

Daily Mirror Groggy Govt. and its fallout……..A Government as groggy as this will not be able to leave a future for the people Glyphosate issue is more of a Sinhala Nationalist demand than an actual environmental and health issue Govt. contradicts and exhibits its inability to reach consensus in making decisions Some smart guy who … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka’s Indigenous people and Chronic Kidney Disease

The Wanniyala-Aetto, and CKD  (Island) By Amarasiri de Silva (Professor Emeritus, University of Peradeniya) While I was collecting field data on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology (CKDu) in Medawachchiya in 2013, I wondered why healthcare providers believed that the Veddas were less affected by the deadly disease. I knew that urinary tract infections had … Continue reading

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Harvesting Rain Water

Coping with CKD (Island Editorial) Mr. Ranjit Mulleriyawa’s byline would be familiar to readers of this newspaper (Reproduced right after this editorial -TW) and others because of his relentless campaign to persuade decision and policy makers to adopt the strategy of harvesting rainwater in dry zone areas where chronic kidney disease is endemic to ensure … Continue reading

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