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Situação atual da fluoretação de águas de abastecimento público no Estado de São Paulo - Brasil The present position on fluoridation of water for human consumption in S. Paulo State, Brazil

By Osvaldo C. Buendia

Abstract

Destacando alguns fatos relacionados com a evolução da fluoretação de águas no Estado de São Paulo (Brasil), foram citadas Leis, Decretos e Portarias que amparam a incrementação do método. Foram citados os órgãos públicos que vêm dando assistência à implantação de sistemas de fluoretação, posicionando a ação desenvolvida por eles, cuja cobertura é de 25,39% do total dos municípios. Foram relacionadas nominalmente as 145 cidades com água fluoretada até o momento, com o composto utilizado, o órgão que implantou o sistema, a população beneficiada e o custo/hab./ano.<br>With a view to bringing out some facts connected with the progress achieved in water fluoridation in the State of S. Paulo, Brazil, the paper quotes laws, decrees and other legal acts which form the basis for the spread of the method. The public agencies which are assisting in the implantation of fluoridation systems, are quoted and the action, covering 23.39% of all communities, which has been taken by them is discribed. The list of 145 communities fluoridated up to the present, the composite used, the implanting agency, the population benefited and cost/individual/year, are presented

Topics: Água, Fluoração, São Paulo, Brasil, Water, Fluoridation, S. Paulo, Brazil, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270, Medicine, R, DOAJ:Public Health, DOAJ:Health Sciences
Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo
Year: 1983
DOI identifier: 10.1590/S0034-89101983000300005
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:53ae6ebce682498d8377d1c3e7c01ad1
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