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India: Bihar Youth are Turning Knowledge into Action

“Student protest halts asbestos factory in Bihar, India” ADAO congratulates the youth of Bihar, India for standing up for the health and wellness of their village by protesting the construction of a local asbestos factory.  Asbestos is a known human … Continue reading

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Global Asbestos Awareness Week April 1st – 7th

Our global community wants to join our U.S. National Asbestos Awareness Week from April 1st – April 7th – so based on demand, we will join together for Global Asbestos Awareness Week! The World Health Organization reported “in 2004, asbestos-related … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate Introduces “National Asbestos Awareness Week” Resolution

For Immediate Release: February 18, 2011 ADAO Praises Senate for Introduction of Seventh Annual Resolution that Establishes “National Asbestos Awareness Week” Washington, DC … February 18, 2011 — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), combining education, advocacy and community as … Continue reading

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Brazil: Federal Court Decision Prevents Repealing Surveillance of Asbestos In Enclosure Export In Coastal Region

Brazil: Federal Court Decision Prevents Repealing Surveillance of Asbestos In Enclosure Export In Coastal Region  NOTE: Please use the translation button in the upper right corner of the blog if needed. The biggest Brazilian company dedicated to export asbestos to Asia named CORTÊS got … Continue reading

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Merchants of Death from Quebec Seducing Indian Government & Companies

Press Release: New Delhi, 2/2/2011: BANI APPEALS TO COMMERCE, FINANCE & ENVIRONMENT MINISTRIES TO AVOID TRADE WITH PROMOTERS OF KILLER QUEBEC ASBESTOS IN INDIA   Merchants of Death from Quebec Seducing Indian Government & Companies  BANI SEEKS INCENTIVES FOR ASBESTOS ALTERNATIVES … Continue reading

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January 11, 2011 Letter to Dr Charles Bernard, President of the Collège des médecins du Québec

More than 120 medical doctors and health professionals from 25 countries signed this letter to Dr Charles Bernard, President of the Collège des médecins du Québec as part of the effort to have the governments of Quebec and Canada not … Continue reading

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Canada: “Quebec doctors make urgent appeal” by Kathleen Ruff

Quebec doctors make urgent appeal to Quebec College of Physicians to get involved in the fight to stop the Quebec government from financing the Jeffrey mine Over fifty Quebec medical doctors have made an urgent appeal to the Quebec College … Continue reading

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India: “Asbestosis: Workers on a sit-in for ‘affliction’”

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India: “Rajasthan miners demand their health test report”

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EHP: “Mesothelioma cases likely are significantly underreported worldwide”

New study could impact national and global policies on asbestos  (Research Triangle Park, NC) For every four to five reported cases of mesothelioma worldwide, at least one case goes unreported, according to estimates published online January 6 ahead of print … Continue reading

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