Unprepared for the ‘Silent Killer’: Cambodia’s Coming Epidemic of Kidney Disease

Some patients refer to kidney disease as “the sell everything you have illness.”

Phnom Penh – In the corridors of Preah Ket Mealea Dialysis Center, where patients with end-stage kidney disease spend hours every day hooked up to blood-purifying machines, the whispered conversations between patients and their families make for grim listening.

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