Posted on March 10, 2014

GAAW One WorldMark your calendar now to check in with ADAO every day on April 1-7, 2014 for Global Asbestos Awareness Week. Join together with us to spread the word about this deadly carcinogen. Each day will focus on a different subject and Mesothelioma Warrior story for you to read and share. Sharing is powerful. Knowing how to prevent asbestos exposure saves lives!

April 1: Linda Reinstein, “Asbestos: Legal and Lethal in the USA.” ADAO Co-Founder shares the latest facts and stats about asbestos mining, manufacturing, and commerce.

Alan Reinstein’s Story, “I’ll Do Anything to Fight Mesothelioma to Have More Time with My Family, Anything”

April 2: Dr. Richard Lemen, “Asbestos: What Is It?  ADAO Science Advisory Board Co-Chair explains where asbestos is found and who might be in danger of being exposed.

Michael’s Story, “Asbestos Has Changed My Life”

April 3: Dr. Arthur Frank, “Why Is Asbestos Bad for My Health? ADAO Science Advisory Board Co-Chair shares information about what you should do if you are diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease.

Janelle’s Story, “I Will Never Be the Same Again” 

April 4: Dr. Ken Takahashi, “Toolkit for the Elimination of Asbestos-Related Diseases (ARDs).”  Esteemed scientist and Acting Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health in Japan shares informational toolkit for tackling ARDs.

Julie’s Story, “Asbestos Not Only Kills People – It Destroys Lives”

April 5: Mesothelioma Warriors Speak Out featuring blogs by Mavis, Lou, Heather and Linda W.

Mavis’ Story, “Social Media and Mesothelioma”

April 6: U.S. Surgeons General Statements and Senate Resolution 336. Read and share the full statement on asbestos and find out about recent updates.

Louise’s Story, “I Will Not Die in Vain” 

April 7: Global Asbestos Awareness Week Declaration for a Worldwide Asbestos Ban with Signatories. ADAO will end the Week with an Asbestos Victims’ Candlelight Vigil to honor and remember those sickened by preventable asbestos-caused diseases.

Heather’s Story, “The Value of My Life in Dollars and Tears”