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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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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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“Potential years of life lost (PYLL) caused by asbestos-related diseases in the world” in press from the American Journal of Industrial Medicine

We applied the well-established, but rather under-utilized, indicator of PYLL to estimate the global burden of mesothelioma and asbestosis. All deaths caused by mesothelioma and asbestosis that were reported by 82 and 55 countries, respectively, to the World Health Organization … Continue reading

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“Toolkit for the Elimination of Asbestos-Related Diseases” Was Released

We are pleased to hereby deliver the “Toolkit for the Elimination of Asbestos-Related Diseases.” The toolkit was developed to serve as a concise and easy-to-use source of knowledge, technologies and information related to eliminating asbestos-related diseases (ARDs). The traditional public … 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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Turin: The Largest Asbestos Trial Ever

Monday 13th, February 2012. The Eternit trial and verdict: the essence. A verdict of historic importance Stephan Schmidheiny (65) used to be the owner of the Swiss-Belgian industrial group Eternit (ETEX), which was in turn a major shareholder of the … Continue reading

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Eternit Trial: Collection of Blogs, Videos, and Photos

We are delighted to share with you our full collection of blogs, videos, photos, and social networks so that you may actively follow the ongoing Eternit trial in Italy. In only a matter of weeks, the final verdict will be … Continue reading

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Eternit Trial Update: The Defense Argues to Move the Case 

ADAO would like to share with you the Wednesday, October the 12th, 2011 La Stampa article by Alberto Gaino, Torino, Italy. We and many others around the world continue to follow the Eternit Trial and support the great cities of … Continue reading

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AFEVA: THE ETERNIT TRIAL: THE DEFENSE IS GIVEN LEAVE TO SPEAK

Associazione Famigliari e Vittime dell’Amianto (AFEVA) Association Nationale de Défense des Victimes de l’Amiante (ANDEVA)- NEW REPORT: THE TURIN TRIAL THE CASE FOR THE PROSECUTION On the 26th and 27th of September, the hearings of the Eternit trial in Turin … Continue reading

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ANDEVA (France) and “The Turin Trial: The Case for the Prosecution”

ANDEVA is a French NGO that, as the National Association for the defense of asbestos victims, brings together many victims’ groups, families, and public health activists concerned with problems linked to asbestos.  In 2011, ANDEVA members numbered approximately 23,000.  The … Continue reading

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