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iMig Board Reiterates its Position: “There is no safe use of asbestos”

iMig Board Reiterates its Position: “There is no safe use of asbestos”  GBAN applauds the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig)for its public stance against Canada’s recent assertion as to the safety of chrysotile exposure, despite the fact that it is a … Continue reading

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Holding Japan in Our Hearts and Prayers

On behalf of Global Ban Asbestos Network (GBAN) and the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), we continue to hold Japan in our hearts and prayers. As global citizens, no matter where we live, we are connected to our friends around … Continue reading

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ADAO Applauds Senate for Passage of Seventh Annual Resolution that Establishes “National Asbestos Awareness Week”

For Immediate Release: March 10, 2011  ADAO Applauds Senate for Passage of Seventh Annual Resolution that establishes “National Asbestos Awareness Week” 2011 also Marks Transformation into Global Asbestos Awareness Week    Washington, DC … March 10, 2011 — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization … Continue reading

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ADAO Joins Millions around the World to Observe Rare Disease Day

For Immediate Release: February 28, 2011 Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Joins Millions around the World to Observe Rare Disease Day WASHINGTON, DC … February 28, 2011 — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which combines education, advocacy, and community … Continue reading

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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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“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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