Tag Archives: Global Ban Asbestos Network

“Asbestos Health Awareness Campaign in Indonesia” by Paul Palmer and Samuel Anthonysz

NOTE: It was exciting to see the Global Ban Asbestos Network (GBAN), a non-profit and independent initiative, help Paul Palmer connect with the Indonesian GBAN Member, Darisman, for their Asbestos Health Awareness Campaign. GBAN was founded in 2010 by the Asbestos … 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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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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Asbestos Conference October 23 and 24 in Brussels by Eric Jonckheere

ABEVA and IOTA Asbestos Conference – Sunday, October 23 at the Bozar Palace in Brussels NEW Please email your asbestos victims’ photos on the wall of the Palais of Justice in Belguim by October 22, 2011 I am pleased to … 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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Eternit Trial Update by Silvana Mossano, La Stampa Journalist

Note: For the ease of global sharing, we have posted the La Stampa article in Italian and English “Sunday July the 17th, 2011 Alessandria edition of La Stampa by Silvana Mossano, Torino, Italy Arrivano i francesi. Saranno i 5 legali … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – Remembering our Brave Veterans Who Gave Their Lives for Our Country

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization is remembering the brave men and women who lost their lives fighting for our country and those who also lost their lives from asbestos-caused diseases as a result of being exposed to asbestos during their … 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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