The Agreement on Establishing the Information and Research Centre on Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown origin (CKDu), at the University of Kelaniya was signed before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, today (05).

Presidential Task Force on Prevention of Kidney Diseases Project Director Asela Iddawela and the Vice Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya Professor D. M. Semasinghe signed the agreement.

The promotion of researches conducted by the University of Kelaniya regarding the Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown origin to all other districts, carrying out multipurpose researches to find out the main causes for the CKDu, exchange the research information with other local and foreign stakeholders and providing of recommendation to implement policies and plans to prevent Kidney Diseases are among the objectives of establishing this centre.

 

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