Monthly Archives: November 2010

Mine Jeffrey: Des Médecins s’Opposent à La Relance

Mine Jeffrey: des médecins s’opposent à la relance Publié: 16 novembre 2010 16:18 Mis à jour: 16 novembre 2010 16:24           MONTRÉAL – Des spécialistes de la santé publique exhortent les élus de l’Estrie à rappeler le gouvernement provincial à … Continue reading

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“Toe Tag” ad challenging Prime Minster Harper to stop supporting the export of asbestos

RightOnCanada.ca published this  is powerful “Toe Tag” ad in the Ottawa Citizen and the Edmonton Journal newspapers challenging Prime Minster  Harper to stop supporting the export of asbestos.  Kathleen Ruff states, “More than a hundred unions, organizations and health defenders … Continue reading

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“Empresário é preso por crime ambiental em Mogi das Cruzes” (Posted by Fernanda)

Força-tarefa envolvendo a Promotoria de Justiça de Mogi das Cruzes, a Polícia Militar Ambiental, a Delegacia do Meio Ambiente e a Companhia Ambiental do Estado de São Paulo (CETESB) descobriu descarte ilegal de amianto,

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Kathleen Ruff, Canada

I am a human right activist in Canada and have been campaigning to get Canada to stop exporting asbestos.  Through www.rightoncanada.ca – a citizens’ human rights advocacy website – and working in solidarity with activists and scientists around

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Dr. Ken Takahashi, Japan

Ken Takahashi is Professor of Environmental Epidemiology and Acting Director of the WHO Collaborating Center (WHO-CC) for Occupational Health at the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan.

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Muchamad Darisman, Indonesia

My name is Muchamad Darisman (Indonesia). When I attended the ANROAV meeting in Manila in 2008, I was shocked to learn how dangerous asbestos is. For in Indonesia, asbestos is used on a massive scale, especially in roofing. Since then, … Continue reading

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Dr. Barry Castleman, USA

Barry Castleman, ScD, is an Environmental Consultant trained in chemical and environmental engineering.  He holds a Doctor of Science degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He has been a consultant to numerous agencies of the US

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Dr. Richard A. Lemen, USA

When I began researching asbestos-related diseases in 1970, as a newly trained epidemiologist with the United States Public Health Service there was no uniform system beyond Index Medicus and the library.  With GBAN, which readily translates its entries

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Dr. Arthur L. Frank, USA

Arthur L. Frank, PhD, MD is co-chair of ADAO’s Science Advisory Board and serves as Professor of Public Health and Chair of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the Drexel University School of Public Health in Philadelphia.

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Dr. Joachim Rosler, Germany

Joachim A. Rosler, MD, MPD, is the Head Occupational Physician at the University of Cologne, Germany and Professor of Medicine at the Bonn-Rhine-Sieg University of Applied Sciences with focus on occupational diseases. Aside his activities in special

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