Housing and Construction Minister Sajith Premadasa states due to the inapt water projects implemented last year that there is threat of kidney diseases been spread in the Hambanthota area.
He stated this participating at a media brief held yesterday (29). Meanwhile the kidney diseases which have been spreading in Hambanthota and Monaragala Districts are similar to the kidney diseases reported from North Central Districts stated Professor Channa Jayasumana of Rajarata University.
He also stated that this has been confirmed by the results of the inspections carried out together with the Ruhunu University. He further stated that the same protein found in the urine samples of the kidney patients of North Central Districts were found in these patients urine samples as well.