Talking about fluorosis

  • 27/02/2001
  • WHO

Talking about fluorosis   twenty states in India are endemic to fluorosis, a disease caused by excess intake of fluoride in drinking water that can result in various health hazards such as discoloured teeth and deformed bones. Several nations including Argentina, China and Japan are under the grip of this disease. It has spread to 23 nations of the world.

Against this backdrop, scientists, bureaucrats, donor agencies, ministers, non-governmental organisations and private companies from many countries assembled for a conference

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