Promising Results of First Evaluated Occupational Health Intervention for CKDu—Though Challenges Remain

Momentum behind successful Worker Health and Efficiency Program (WE Program) must be maintained

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A Region Abandoned Panorama of possible CKDu in Northeastern Peru [La Isla Network, 2017]

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Striking Similarities. Key Differences? [La Isla Network, 2017]

Cauca Valley of Colombia, based out of the department capital city Cali with a driver/fixer to investigate cases of Chronic Kidney Disease of non-Traditional causes (CKDu)

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-Sickly Sweet: Human Rights Conditions for Sugarcane Workers in Western Nicaragua [La Isla Foundation, 2013]

An investigation of working conditions at the San Antonio sugar mill in Nicaragua found evidence of a contrast between the workers’ legal protections and their actual working and living conditions.

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-Cycle of Sickness: A Survey Report on Child Labor In the Nicaraguan Sugarcane Fields of Ingenio San Antonio [La Isla Foundation, 2013]

 

An investigation of child labor at the San Antonio sugar mill in Nicaragua found evidence that legal protections for minor workers, though strong on paper, were lacking in implementation and enforcement.

 

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-Ingenio San Antonio Field Visits [La Isla Foundation, 2014]

Photojournalists Ed Kashi and Jessey Dearing tour the San Antonio sugar mill in Nicaragua, where subcontracted workers have little access to the occupational health protections advertised by the mill.

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