Tag Archives: CKDu

When Worlds Collide #78: Homicide by Pesticides: Can we escape?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 11 August 2013 Everybody lives downstream of somebody else! That was the core message in a column I wrote a year ago (26 August 2012) … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #30: Watch out! Everybody Lives Downstream…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 26 August 2012 My column last week, on large scale chronic kidney failure (scientifically abbreviated as CKDu) that has become a major public health crisis in … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #29: Science and Politics of Kidney Disease in Sri Lanka

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 19 August 2012 Much of Sri Lanka’s Dry Zone is currently grappling with a drought caused by the delayed Monsoon. This is a double whammy for … Continue reading

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