Developing a Fluoride Knowledge and Action Network
Digital platforms and Changemaking networks
This 5 year programme helped develop the Fluoride network across India which faciliates knowledge exchange and action
Expert and Practitioner Networks
Regional coalitions for local action
April 2013 – March 2018
The project facilitated the establishment of a nationwide network comprising experts and practitioners focused on addressing the fluoride issue. It played a crucial role in creating accessible knowledge bases tailored for broader utilization. The project garnered significant attention by identifying fluoride hotspots and fostering collaborative efforts within these areas.
Ultimately, its efforts culminated in drawing national recognition to the fluoride problem, resulting in heightened engagement from both national and state-level programs.
Establish a countrywide expert and practitioner network on fluoride issues
Get increased attention to fluoride hotspots and solutions to problems
Expand allocation to the problem in government programmes
Development of knowledge synthesis from experts and practitioners leading to innovations such as Safe water learning cards
Convergence of Network into regional action with the District water quality platforms in 7 locations
Amplification of fluoride issues in policy making with national efforts on education and sensitization of policy makers resulting into significant programmes such as NWQSM