Preventing Flouride Poisoning through Water Quality Awareness Camps in Ongole, Andhra Pradesh
In Prakasam district, as many as 228 villages are identified as fluoride problem villages. About 788 habitations of the 2,342 in Prakasam district are affected by the fluoride-content in water. This was leading to a high incidence of kidney disease amongst villagers.
The camps were attended by 92 (59M, 22F), 50 (33M, 17F) and 60 (23M, 37F) villagers at the three places respectively.