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ADAO Honored to Present at the II International Asbestos Seminar in Brazil

Posted on May 17, 2018 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) was honored for the opportunity to present at the II International Asbestos Seminar on May 16, 2018 for the second time. The second annual seminar, organized by the Associação … Continue reading

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Canada Powerfully Leads with the First National Asbestos Strategy Meeting on May 2nd

Please sign and share the Petition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Urging Them to Ban Asbestos in the US Now, Without Loopholes or Exemptions! Posted on May 15, 2018 Unity! On May 2 President/CEO and Co-Founder Linda Reinstein was able … Continue reading

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ADAO’s Reflections on the Inspirational 14th International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMiG) Conference in Ottawa, Canada

Posted on May 15, 2018 Every two years, the iMig conference brings together experts dedicated to treating and curing mesothelioma. It features groundbreaking workshops, presentations and discussions, and strengthens collaborative efforts across the globe. The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) … Continue reading

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APHEDA’s MEDIA RELEASE: Stop the Coming Cancer Epidemic in Asia

15 December 2017 Stop the coming cancer epidemic in Asia Global call for action to scientists, doctors, researchers and groups affected by asbestos An influential group of scientists and researchers today launched a global campaign to counter the misinformation from … Continue reading

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Manslaughter Trials Set to Start against Swiss Asbestos Billionaire

Posted on December 16, 2017 BLOG  and RELEASE by AFeVA – Casale Monferrato On the morning of the 14th of December the Court of Cassation announced it had rejected the appeal by the Prosecutor and General Persecution of Turin against the … Continue reading

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Global Ban Asbestos Network Guest Blog by David Trigg

Posted on October 16, 2017 In 1963, in London, a famous trial took place at the ‘Old Bailey’ court, where a Dr. Stephen Ward was charged with living off immoral earnings. One of the witnesses was Mandy Rice Davies, and … Continue reading

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Presenting the ANROEV Network Newsletter “OSH Rights” Issue Number 40

Posted on July 12, 2017 We are delighted to share the Asian Network for the Rights Of Occupational and Environmental Victims (ANROEV) Network Newsletter: “OSH Rights,” Issue Number 40. Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Rights is a quarterly newsletter on Occupational Health and … Continue reading

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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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Press Release: Global Asbestos Action Alliance confronts global asbestos industry – Good CoP/ Bad CoP?

Press Release Geneva, 24 April 2017 Global Asbestos Action Alliance confronts global asbestos industry – Good CoP/ Bad CoP? For more than a decade the asbestos industry has blocked the wishes of the rest of the world and refused to … Continue reading

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GUEST BLOG: “Dockers’ Importance in Asbestos Worldwide Commerce” by Francisco Báez Baquet

Posted on March 11, 2017 Translation: Irene Iglesias Díaz-González (Original text, in Spanish language, published in: «Rebelión», February 6, 2017) “Children who aren’t even born yet will die of asbestos related disease” Bill Shorten, minister for education, employment and workplace … Continue reading

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