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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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Statement from the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Regarding International Joint Opposition Letter to Zimbabwean Government on Re-Opening of Asbestos Mines

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2011 Statement from the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Regarding International Joint Opposition Letter to Zimbabwean Government on Re-Opening of Asbestos Mines Global Effort to Protect Public Health Redondo Beach, CA … May 13, 2011 — … Continue reading

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International Declaration: “Un Mondo Senza Amianto – A World Without Asbestos”

On April 28-29, 2011 in Casale Monferrato, Italy, a group of delegates from around the world gathered together at the Associazione Famigliari Vittime Amianto (AFEVA)’s “A World without Asbestos” conference calling for a global ban on asbestos and continued fight … Continue reading

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GBAN Joins International Delegates in Italy on for “A World without Asbestos”

GBAN is honored to be a part of a global consortium of asbestos awareness advocates speaking in Casale Monferrato, Italy on April 28th. The two-day “A World without Asbestos” conference is organized by Associazione Famigliari e Vittime dell’Amianto(AFEVA) together with … Continue reading

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Gujarat Composite Ltd: A Case Study

// A guest post by Mohit Gupta, GBAN member Shree Digvijay Cement (SDCL) started commercial production of cement in 1949. A plant to manufacture asbestos cement pipes was commissioned in Nov.’62, with Johns Manville Corporation, being the technical consultant. In … Continue reading

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BANI Condemns Quebec Govt’s Support for asbestos mine expansion

Thursday, April 14, 2011 Press Release BANI Condemns Quebec Govt’s Support for asbestos mine expansion Scientists, Doctors & Jurists Seek Elimination of White Asbestos Environmental & Health Groups Demand Asbestos Free India Existing Ban on Asbestos Mining in India Must … Continue reading

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Asbestos: One Word. One Week. One World.

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“India should bury asbestos, not people”

Press Release – Ban Asbestos Network India “India should bury asbestos, not people” Medical Scientists Adopt & Endorse New Delhi Declaration Seeking Elimination of Chrysotile (White) Asbestos New Delhi/24 March 2011: Sounding the alarm bells for Indians, Dr Alec Farquhar, … Continue reading

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Manila, Philippines: House Committee approves asbestos ban bills

A post courtesy of Ban Asbestos Philippines Manila, Philippines (16 March 2011) – The House of Representatives Committee on Ecology approved House Bill Nos. 479 and 896. The approval came after the bill authors agreed to an amendment addressing installed … Continue reading

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