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Hidden Under the Indian Sun

By |February 4th, 2017|Categories: Videos|

Hidden Under the Indian Sun was originally published in The Atlantic (USA) in January. The short film on CKDu affecting communities in Eastern India was produced by independent photojournalists, filmmakers, and La Isla Network collaborators [...]

Stavros Niarchos Foundation awards La Isla Foundation three-year grant to battle chronic kidney disease of undetermined causes

By |August 16th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has committed to supporting La Isla Foundation's (LIF) operations over the next three years. The grant allows LIF to strengthen its work to end chronic kidney disease of undetermined causes (CKDu) worldwide [...]

Study examines links between climate change and global CKDnT epidemic

By |May 6th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

Contact: Bennett Kuhn, Director of Communications, La Isla Foundation E-mail: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The global epidemic of chronic kidney disease of non-traditional causes (CKDnT) may be driven by climate change, according to a new [...]

Study finds dehydration and heat stress drive CKDu onset

By |July 26th, 2015|Categories: General, Press Releases|

Public health journal Environmental Research last week published study results from a groundbreaking epidemiological investigation into the causes of Chronic Kidney Disease of nontraditional causes (CKDu) in Central America. This disease, also known as Mesoamerican Nephropathy (MeN), [...]