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ASEA 1st International Conference on Asbestos Awareness & Management Was a Huge Success!

November 22, 2014 by admin
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Posted on November 22, 2014 There were over 260 delegates from five countries who attended the Australian Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA)’s 1st International Asbestos Awareness and Management landmark conference. It was an honor to be an international keynote speaker and present “The Importance of Building and Sustaining Strategic Global and Domestic Partnerships.” I dedicated my presentation to […]

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“Put a Smile On” – Mary’s Story

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Posted on November 22, 2014 We have been touched by asbestos in individual ways, yet we are joined together by a bond of community. As a testament to the strength of our global family, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is highlighting the courageous stories of our members with the “Share Your Story” feature on […]

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INJUSTICE: Italian Supreme Court Overturned Ruling of Convicted Asbestos Criminal Stephan Schmidheiny

November 20, 2014 by admin
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ADAO to Present at the APHA’s Conference Session “Remember History: Worker Health & Safety in the US and Across the Globe”

November 17, 2014 by admin
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Posted on November 17, 2014: Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) to Present at American Public Health Association (APHA) 142nd Annual Meeting and Expo Posted on November 17, 2014 ADAO is delighted to be presenting at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 142th Annual Meeting and Exposition, to be held in New Orleans on November 15-19. Founded in 1872, the APHA […]

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Global Ban Asbestos Network (GBAN) Celebrates its 4th Anniversary!

November 16, 2014 by admin
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Posted on November 16, 2014 This month, the Global Ban Asbestos Network (GBAN), founded by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) and the Brazilian Association of the Asbestos-Exposed (ABREA), celebrates its 4th anniversary! GBAN, a non-profit and independent initiative, was established to promote and facilitate international collaboration, communication, and action to achieve a global asbestos ban. There […]

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Infographic: Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s Impact from 2004 – 2014

November 11, 2014 by admin
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Posted on November 14, 2014 As the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) looks forward to our 11th International Asbestos Awareness Conference, April 17-19, 2015, I can’t help but also look back at how far we’ve come. In preparing the “Social Advocacy: Where Knowledge and Community Unite” poster for the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig) conference, I found it difficult to put ADAO’s 2004 – […]

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ADAO Presenting at the 1st International ASEA Asbestos Safety and Management Conference in Australia

November 10, 2014 by admin
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Posted on September 08, 2014 ADAO to Participate in 1st International ASEA Asbestos Safety and Management Conference in Australia Posted on November 10, 2014 The Australian Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA) will host its 1st International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management on November 16-18, 2014 in Melbourne. The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is honored […]

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Asbestos: “Art, Science, and Politics” Conference Update from Dr. Barry Castleman

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Posted on November 10, 2014 “A conference was held in Bogota called “Art, Science, and Politics” on November 5-7.  Prior to this event, there were some reports in the local newspaper, El Tiempo. The spokesman for the asbestos industry (Ascolfibras), a businessman with a medical education, assured readers in one of these newspaper reports that, […]

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ADAO Mourns the Loss of Jill, Mesothelioma Warrior and Friend

November 08, 2014 by admin
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Posted on November 8, 2014 “Being a Meso Warrior Takes a Lot of Faith and Hope” – Jill’s Story The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) mourns the loss of our beloved Mesothelioma Warrior, Jill, who passed away on November 8, 2014, after an over 18-year courageous battle with mesothelioma. Jill, a wife, mother and grandmother, consoled, encouraged and […]

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2014 Election: It’s time for our lawmakers to embrace bipartisanship and ban asbestos

November 05, 2014 by admin
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Posted on November 5, 2014 As the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) moves forward with our advocacy efforts in in Washington, DC, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization congratulates the Members of Congress who have and who will continue to serve our county. More than 30 Americans die each day from preventable asbestos-caused diseases, yet asbestos imports continue. […]

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