WashU, Guatemalan healthcare professionals partner to combat CKD epidemic in Latin America

A group of Washington University researchers, residents, fellows and staff partnered with the Guatemala Social Security Institute (IGSS) hospital system in Guatemala City to work together towards improving patient outcomes and understanding of MesoAmerican Nephropathy (MeN), an unexplained epidemic of chronic kidney disease prevalent on the Pacific coast of Latin American, particularly Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

Read entire article on School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology site:  MesoAmerican Nephropathy Project: Partnership of WU and Guatemalan Nephrologists