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COVID-19

ADRI and the Covid-19

In unprecedented times, it is important to hold up a mirror to ourselves. What should ADRI do at this time? How can ADRI contribute to the crisis? My position as research director is unchanged, that is, to respect and adhere to our Constitution. Obviously, it is not business as usual,…

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Professor Ken Takahashi

The Post-Disaster Asbestos Hazard: 1995-2020

Professor Ken Takahashi’s comment in relation to the ongoing Bushfire crisis in Australia is featured on the International Ban Asbestos Secretariat (IBAS) website. The Post-Disaster Asbestos Hazard: 1995-2020. http://ibasecretariat.org/lka-the-post-disaster-asbestos-hazard-1995-2020.php

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australian bushfies

Asbestos & Bushfires

Australia has a legacy of being one of the highest consumers of asbestos-containing materials in the world and during the current bushfire crisis it is vital that those responding to the bushfires and those living and working in bushfire affected regions are aware that asbestos may cause an additional risk…

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Merry Christmas

From the team at ADRI we would like to thank everyone for all their amazing support in 2019 and wish you a safe and… Happy Christmas

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Asbestos-related Diseases training workshop Suva Fiji

Training Workshop on the Diagnosis of Asbestos-related Diseases (ARD’s) – Suva, Fiji 2-3 December 2019

An ADRI team led by E/Prof Ken Takahashi, ADRI Director, returned this week from conducting a training workshop on the diagnosis of asbestos-related diseases in Suva, Fiji from the 2-3 December 2019. The workshop was hosted by the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Fiji National University on the…

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Kenneth Lee

ADRI Sponsored a mini workshop in Indonesia on the pathological diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma

This week ADRI sponsored a Mini Workshop in Jakarta, Indonesia, on the pathological diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma. The workshop follows recent revelations on the shocking and dangerous extent of asbestos use in Indonesia. ADRI has joined international efforts to raise public awareness about the dangers of asbestos and has provided…

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NSW Governor visits ADRI

Her Excellency, Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor of New South Wales visits ADRI

Her Excellency, Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor of New South Wales and Mr Dennis Wilson visited the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute (ADRI) on the 14th November 2019. The Governor and Mr Wilson received an update on ADRI’s research, mesothelioma support and international work on the prevention of disease in neighbouring countries.…

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Carers Thank you Day 2019

Carers Thank You Day 2019

Join us for lunch, light-hearted conversation and laughter whilst learning some new skills with like-minded people. Date: Tuesday, 22nd October 201910:00 am until 2:00pm Location: Revesby Workers Club2B Brett Street, Revesby 2212

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Asbestos Training Workshop Philippines 2019

Asbestos Training Workshop For The Philippines, 10 – 12 July 2019

An ADRI team led by Ken Takahashi, ADRI Director, returned this week from conducting an asbestos training workshop in Manila from the 10-12 July 2019. The workshop was sponsored by The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and delivered by the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute in association with the World Health…

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ADRI Meso March

Meso March in May Thank You

ADRI would like to thank everyone who participated in the Meso March in May on Sunday for their enthusiasm and support. It was a wonderful day, full of laughter and friendship. It was fantastic to see so many people out exercising, and many with their dogs. We can’t thank everyone…

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