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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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ADAO’s 13th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference April 7 – 9, 2017

SAVE THE DATE Join us at the ADAO 13th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference “Where Knowledge and Action Unite” April 7 – 9, 2017 Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel

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Reflecting on Three Informative, Inspiring Days of Brazil’s Asbestos Seminar

ADAO’s RESOURCE PAGE for Brazil’s International Seminar on Asbestos: A Socio-Legal Approach October 6, 2016: On the Frontlines of Change: Day One of Brazil’s International Seminar on Asbestos: A Socio-Legal Approach October 7, 2016: On the Frontlines of Change: Day Two of … Continue reading

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EPA Takes Action on PBT Chemicals – Pressure to Name Asbestos on Top Ten List Remains Fierce

Posted on October 13, 2016 I want to clarify some confusing news you may have seen this week about asbestos and the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced five persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) chemicals … Continue reading

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Exciting NEWS: U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer Introduces the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2016

Press Release: ADAO President Urges Congressional Support of Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2016, Introduced Today by Senator Barbara Boxer Posted on September 30, 2016 Since the inception of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), U.S. Sen. Barbara … Continue reading

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UN Cancer Agency asked to sever its ties to asbestos propagandists

UN Cancer Agency asked to sever its ties to asbestos propagandists Dr Christopher Wild Director, International Agency for Research on Cancer World Health Organization March 27, 2013 Dear Dr. Wild, Re: Our grave concerns regarding IARC’s collaboration (Uralasbest research project … Continue reading

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“Mesothelioma deaths reported to the WHO increased twofold in 15 years” by Dr. Vanya Delgermaa

Our paper entitled “Global mesothelioma deaths reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) between 1994 and 2008” was recently accepted by the Bulletin of the WHO and published online (http://www.who.int/bulletin/online_first/11-086678.pdf) The overall mortality rates of reported mesothelioma were less than 10 … Continue reading

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“ROCA CONGRATULATES INDIA FOR CHANGING ITS POSITION ON CHRYSOTILE ASBESTOS”

Below is an important statement from the Rotterdam Convention Alliance (ROCA). The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization congratulates ROCA and our colleagues in Geneva on their momentous efforts to secure India’s support to include Chrysotile (white) asbestos in the Prior Informed … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Canada’s Deadly Asbestos Exports by Kathleen Ruff

In spite of the political support of both the Quebec government and the Canadian government http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ottawa-notebook/canada-labeled-immoral-asbestos-pusher-as-harper-visits-quebec-mining-town/article1999035/, the asbestos industry has still not succeeded in its plan to open up the Jeffrey underground mine in the town of Asbestos and revive … Continue reading

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“Crossing Paths” by Noel Colina

A guest blog post by Noel Colina Art, visual art in particular, can be used and is being used to compress messages and even narratives into short, powerful images, thus the quote “A picture is worth a thousand words”. Advertisers … Continue reading

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