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Lou Williams, GBAN Australian Director: “There Is No Safe Asbestos! ALL ASBESTOS KILLS!”

Posted on May 6, 2016 I am constantly amazed to read/hear various reports around the world that continue to pop up saying that not all forms of asbestos are dangerous/deadly! Some for their own reasons choose to believe that chrysotile … Continue reading

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ADFA Press Release: National asbestos response grinds to a halt as Federal Government withholds funding

MEDIA RELEASE: Tuesday 29 March 2016 National asbestos response grinds to a halt as Federal Government withholds funding Asbestos victim support groups have slammed the Federal Government for allowing the national response to the deadly mineral to grind to a halt … Continue reading

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ADFA Press Release: Asbestos victims slam James Hardie over slashed compensation funding

Media Release: Friday November 20, 2013 Asbestos victims slam James Hardie over slashed compensation funding Asbestos victims are outraged following the revelation that James Hardie has almost halved its contributions to its compensation fund, despite increasing cash flow and profit. Asbestos Diseases … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: “Cause-effect” Relation between White Asbestos and Mesothelioma” by Francisco Báez Baquet

Guest Blog: “Cause-effect” Relation between White Asbestos and Mesothelioma” by Francisco Báez Baquet The demonstration of a causal relationship between chrysotile and mesothelioma, it is essential to justify the ban on industrial use of the mineral. This is so, because … Continue reading

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Exclusive ADAO Guest Asbestos Blog by Alok Gupta “Crayons of Cancer”

Posted on July 12, 2015 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization is honored to have talented journalist Alok Gupta write about the new study finding Asbestos in children’s toys. Voices like Alok’s are necessary to inspire change and ADAO is beyond grateful for … Continue reading

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“The 1st Conference of the European Asbestos Forum – Meeting the Need to Share” by Yvonne Waterman

Posted on June 10, 2015 On May 27th 2015, Amsterdam was the exciting scene of the first international conference of the European Asbestos Forum (EAF). The long held dream of our Charter Member and EAF founder, Dr. Yvonne Waterman, the … Continue reading

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Press Release: Prime Minister should ensure that Indian govt officials do not get subordinated by asbestos industry at UN meet underway in Geneva

Posted on May 14, 2015 UN Meet on hazardous substances concludes on May 15 Making India rife with asbestos related diseases, a sad legacy for Make in India slogan Indian opposition to listing of white chrysotile asbestos in UN hazardous … Continue reading

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India blocks listing of Chrysotile Asbestos in Rotterdam Convention: Hides behind smokescreen of bogus science

Posted May 14, 2015 India along with a handful of countries including Russia, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Cuba once again blocked the listing of Chrysotile Asbestos in the Prior Informed Consent list (PIC) at a UN convention meeting currently underway … Continue reading

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ADAO Urges the Rotterdam Convention Delegates to List Chrysotile Asbestos on the PIC List Now

Posted on May 1, 2015 The UN Rotterdam Convention is a critical piece of the global effort to prevent exposure to toxic chemicals, including asbestos.  Join in solidarity. Be heard. Share your message of support by posting pictures, short videos, and messages … Continue reading

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AMIANTE ET CONVENTION DE ROTTERDAM : UN NOUVEAU SABOTAGE ANNONCÉ

UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2015 14 Mai 2015. Convention de Rotterdam 2015 : l’amiante chrysotile ne sera pas inscrit sur la liste des produits dangereux. Une victoire à la Pyrrhus pour l’industrie russe de l’amiante   Association Nationale de Défense des … Continue reading

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