Network Newsletter
October 2016 | Issue 7 | www.fluorideindia.org
Fluoride Fellows, Connecting the Dots

Fluoride Fellows, Connecting the Dots

You and me; we are no supermen, we are Clark Kent in the waiting; superman wannabes wanting to put superhuman efforts for super human problems of the Fluoride affected Fluorosis is an alarming health problem that does not even figure in the top 20 of the country’s health priorities. With more than 10 million people… Read more»

What is the cost of what we’re talking about?

What is the cost of what we’re talking about?

If we just allow ourselves to pick up the threads and see what needs to connect with what, to make it better for the millions of the fluoride affected ; we’d find that solution to their problems do infact lie in connecting the many parts to a whole; there’s a whole universe out there. Ever wondered;… Read more»

Safe Water Learning Workshop

Safe Water Learning Workshop

The Fluoride Knowledge and Action Network (FKAN) in association with INREM Foundation organized a program titled “Safe Water and Fluoride Learning Workshop”. It was held on the 23rd and the 24th June 2016 at the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA). The event received a good response with nearly 45 participants from 8 states and 22 organizations around… Read more»

Focus on Madhya Pradesh: Chhindwara

Focus on Madhya Pradesh: Chhindwara

Is there hope for Ramlal’s life ahead (Location: Chhindwara, MP) Ramlal gets up from his chair outside his home in Mukhandak village of Chhindwara district, MP. The effort is painful, even for someone who watches it. He manages to stand, or make a pose that looks like standing. With effort, he pauses and remembers his… Read more»

Safe Water Learning Cards

Safe Water Learning Cards

Learning Card on “Fluoride in Groundwater” The disconnect between research and field action on Water issues is something that we all know and talk much about. Though there are significant barriers in getting information across, many innovations are also helping reach knowledge to the people who really matter ie community workers, managers of Water programs… Read more»

Politicians can bring change

Politicians can bring change

In December of 2015, Balasore district of Odisha was not even recognized as a Fluoride affected district. By June of 2016, it becomes the second district in the entire country to have a DFMC — District Fluoride Mitigation Committee. Within this period, 5 departments have started to organize themselves in Remuna block and in August… Read more»

Clouds of something big seem to be building up fast in Bihar,

Clouds of something big seem to be building up fast in Bihar,

Eklavya Prasad is a passionate crusader who works in the hinterlands of Bihar on protecting safe water sources, helping communities revive dug wells and make better safe water choices, he holds Bihar very close to his heart. The Prime Minister’s rural fellows are a growing force in Bihar with a direct access to the District… Read more»

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Newsletter compiled and edited by: Vikas Ratanjee, Design:Ternup Research Labs

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