Tag Archives: asbestos-related diseases

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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“Quebec Director of Occupational Safety Asked to Resign from Asbestos Project”

The Director of Occupational Safety at Quebec’s Occupational Health & Safety Commission, Norman Paulin, is working on a “safe use of asbestos in India” agreement, on behalf of the Quebec government. In a letter to Mr Paulin of February 11, … 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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No Boundaries, No Borders

Connecting and sharing through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Blogs just keeps improving! This is an exciting and revolutionary time in communication, as we globally witness the power of unity and collective activism to increase education, advocacy, and community support.  … Continue reading

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“The Quebec government supports the safe use of asbestos and all other dangerous substances.”

PDF of Letter January 28, 2011 Ms. Linda Reinstein Chief Executive Officer Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization 1525 Aviation Boulevard, Suite 318 Redondo Beach CA 90278 UNITED STATES Dear Ms. Reinstein, At the request of Serge Simard, Minister for Natural Resources … 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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Association of Lung Specialists, opposing the re-opening of the Jeffrey mine, calling for an international ban on asbestos and calling for Quebec to immediately cease mining asbestos.

The January 14, 2011 statement of support by the Quebec Lung Specialists Association for not re-opening the Jeffery Mine continues to show the callous disregard for human life by those parties intent on re-opening the Jeffery Mine which would allow … 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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