Category Archives: Press Release

Latidos del corazón de la tragedia: El asbesto explicado en el nuevo PSA de ADAO y ‘The Animated Activist’, disponible en seis idiomas

“Asbesto: El asesino usted no puede ver” Objetivos para difundir la conciencia sobre el asbesto a los jóvenes, las familias y los trabajadores de todo el mundo LOS ÁNGELES – 16 de mayo de 2017 – A las enfermedades como … 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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Press Release from India: List Chrysotile Asbestos in PIC List Ban Asbestos NOW!

Release Date – 30 April, 2015 Victims and Activists urge the Indian Government to Ban all forms of asbestos and allow listing of chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous substance at an upcoming UN meeting In a press conference held today, … Continue reading

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Statement from the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Regarding International Joint Opposition Letter to Zimbabwean Government on Re-Opening of Asbestos Mines

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2011 Statement from the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Regarding International Joint Opposition Letter to Zimbabwean Government on Re-Opening of Asbestos Mines Global Effort to Protect Public Health Redondo Beach, CA … May 13, 2011 — … Continue reading

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“India should bury asbestos, not people”

Press Release – Ban Asbestos Network India “India should bury asbestos, not people” Medical Scientists Adopt & Endorse New Delhi Declaration Seeking Elimination of Chrysotile (White) Asbestos New Delhi/24 March 2011: Sounding the alarm bells for Indians, Dr Alec Farquhar, … Continue reading

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ADAO Applauds Senate for Passage of Seventh Annual Resolution that Establishes “National Asbestos Awareness Week”

For Immediate Release: March 10, 2011  ADAO Applauds Senate for Passage of Seventh Annual Resolution that establishes “National Asbestos Awareness Week” 2011 also Marks Transformation into Global Asbestos Awareness Week    Washington, DC … March 10, 2011 — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization … Continue reading

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ADAO Joins Millions around the World to Observe Rare Disease Day

For Immediate Release: February 28, 2011 Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Joins Millions around the World to Observe Rare Disease Day WASHINGTON, DC … February 28, 2011 — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which combines education, advocacy, and community … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate Introduces “National Asbestos Awareness Week” Resolution

For Immediate Release: February 18, 2011 ADAO Praises Senate for Introduction of Seventh Annual Resolution that Establishes “National Asbestos Awareness Week” Washington, DC … February 18, 2011 — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), combining education, advocacy and community as … Continue reading

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India: TO STOP ASBESTOS MINING IN QUEBEC

BANI Seeks World Opinion Against Quebec Government TO STOP ASBESTOS MINING IN QUEBEC New Delhi 16/12/2010: Quebec government, Canada is all set to decide whether to give $58 million financing to an anonymous consortium of foreign investors to open the … Continue reading

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