Tag Archives: GBAN

ANDEVA (France) and “The Turin Trial: The Case for the Prosecution”

ANDEVA is a French NGO that, as the National Association for the defense of asbestos victims, brings together many victims’ groups, families, and public health activists concerned with problems linked to asbestos.  In 2011, ANDEVA members numbered approximately 23,000.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on ANDEVA (France) and “The Turin Trial: The Case for the Prosecution”

Canada: “This is a critical moment for the Quebec asbestos industry” by Kathleen Ruff

This is a critical moment for the Quebec asbestos industry. Baljit Chadha, head of the consortium of investors who want to open the Jeffrey mine and exports millions of tons of asbestos to Asia, is presenting its financial plan to … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Canada: “This is a critical moment for the Quebec asbestos industry” by Kathleen Ruff

Asbestos Conference October 23 and 24 in Brussels by Eric Jonckheere

ABEVA and IOTA Asbestos Conference – Sunday, October 23 at the Bozar Palace in Brussels NEW Please email your asbestos victims’ photos on the wall of the Palais of Justice in Belguim by October 22, 2011 I am pleased to … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Asbestos Conference October 23 and 24 in Brussels by Eric Jonckheere

“Mesothelioma deaths reported to the WHO increased twofold in 15 years” by Dr. Vanya Delgermaa

Our paper entitled “Global mesothelioma deaths reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) between 1994 and 2008” was recently accepted by the Bulletin of the WHO and published online (http://www.who.int/bulletin/online_first/11-086678.pdf) The overall mortality rates of reported mesothelioma were less than 10 … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on “Mesothelioma deaths reported to the WHO increased twofold in 15 years” by Dr. Vanya Delgermaa

Eternit Trial Update by Silvana Mossano, La Stampa Journalist

Note: For the ease of global sharing, we have posted the La Stampa article in Italian and English “Sunday July the 17th, 2011 Alessandria edition of La Stampa by Silvana Mossano, Torino, Italy Arrivano i francesi. Saranno i 5 legali … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Eternit Trial Update by Silvana Mossano, La Stampa Journalist

“ROCA CONGRATULATES INDIA FOR CHANGING ITS POSITION ON CHRYSOTILE ASBESTOS”

Below is an important statement from the Rotterdam Convention Alliance (ROCA). The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization congratulates ROCA and our colleagues in Geneva on their momentous efforts to secure India’s support to include Chrysotile (white) asbestos in the Prior Informed … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on “ROCA CONGRATULATES INDIA FOR CHANGING ITS POSITION ON CHRYSOTILE ASBESTOS”

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

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Memorial Day – Remembering our Brave Veterans Who Gave Their Lives for Our Country

UPDATE: Canada’s Deadly Asbestos Exports by Kathleen Ruff

In spite of the political support of both the Quebec government and the Canadian government http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ottawa-notebook/canada-labeled-immoral-asbestos-pusher-as-harper-visits-quebec-mining-town/article1999035/, the asbestos industry has still not succeeded in its plan to open up the Jeffrey underground mine in the town of Asbestos and revive … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on UPDATE: Canada’s Deadly Asbestos Exports by Kathleen Ruff

The Daily Show: “Quebec and the Dark Side of Asbestos”

Brilliantly ‘The Daily Show’ focused on Quebec and the dark side of asbestos last night. Watch the video and post your comment on Jon Stewart’s forum. As a mesothelioma widow, it is reprehensible that Mr. Bernard Coulombe, President of the … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Daily Show: “Quebec and the Dark Side of Asbestos”

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

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on GBAN Joins International Delegates in Italy on for “A World without Asbestos”