NHMRC Public Consultations

Skip Navigation and go to Content
Visit NHMRC website

Draft NHMRC Public Statement 2017: Water fluoridation and human health in Australia submission

ID: 
27
This submission reflects the views of
Organisation Name: 
Fluoride Free WA Party
Personal Details
Question 1
Q1. A. The draft Public Statement is presented in a format and manner that is useful, and is easy to read and understand: 
Disagree
Overarching/General comments on the Public Statement: 

The Public Statement is not useful as it's misleading.  Unsafe, ineffective and unethical.

Comments on a particular section of the Public Statement: 
Question 2
Q2. A. The boxed ‘NHMRC statement’ (page one) in the draft Public Statement is justified and supported by the evidence in the Information Paper: Effects of Water Fluoridation on Dental and Other Human Health Outcomes : 
Disagree
Q2. B. If disagree or neutral, please provide recent scientific evidence not previously submitted to NHMRC. Refer to what is ‘Out of scope for this public consultation’ below: 

The Public Statement is not justified as it is not supported by the evidence from around the world.  The data has been cherry-picked and makes the statement misleading and unethical.

Question 3
Q3. A. For policy makers, the draft Public Statement provides sufficient information to support decision making in your jurisdiction or local area: 
Disagree
Overarching/General comments on the Public Statement: 

This Public Statement gives a narrow biased view and therefore gives insufficient information for policy makers, medical professionals, educators and the public.

Comments on a particular section of the Public Statement: 
Question 4
Q4. How could the Public Statement be effectively disseminated?: 
Who would find the draft Public Statement useful?

No one should view this Public Statement as a credible source of information.

Question 5
Q5. Is there any other information that may be useful to include in the draft Public Statement? If so, please provide details: 

Yes, all the credible information from around the world supporting water fluoridation is not safe, nor effective, nor ethical.

Page reviewed: 9 November, 2017