Guanacaste Costa RIca: Alarming rate of young agriculture workers with kidney failure

Posted on August 24, 2012 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Latin America Health reported most chronic kidney patients with congestive farm work as cane harvest. These employees experience great physical effort and are exposed to high temperaturas.Foto: Illustrative. To Social Security Fund (CCSS) yesterday confirmed a large increase in patients with congestive kidney disease in the province of Guanacaste, reaching 112.9 per 100 thousand inhabitants, so that an investigation conducted soon to raise urgent intervention strategies, as worries that evil is attacking the very young, those who work in crops such as sugarcane, melons and cotton. Read Article

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