Adelante Initiative
Adelante Initiative
EP 2: How chronic kidney disease impacts sugar cane producing communities

Welcome to the new podcast from the Adelante Initiative, researching chronic kidney disease in tropical agriculture workers.

Hosted by business and human rights commentator Ian Welsh, in this episode he hears directly how the disease affects sugar cane workers in Nicaragua and investigates the history of knowledge of kidney disease.

Joining Ian are William Martinez, occupational health expert in Nicaragua, whose family members have been impacted by kidney disease, Dr Catharina Wesseling of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, and La Isla Network’s Jason Glaser and Scott Montegna.