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ADRI Awarded Regional Collaborations Programme Grant

ADRI’s grant application to the Australian Academy of Sciences (funded by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Australia) has been approved. https://www.science.org.au/news-and-events/news-and-media-releases/asia-pacific-research-partnerships-set-tackle-big-challenges The project is entitled “Sharing preventive technologies to abate asbestos, reduce asbestos-related diseases and transition to an asbestos-free society.” In this project, ADRI will be collaborating with…

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ADRI Patient & Families Q&A Part 2

Q&A Part 2

ADRI will be holding Part 2 of the Q&A on 6th May 2019 10:00 am – 11:00 am on how to minimize symptoms, maximise support, increase care needs and tackle difficult conversations. The session will be live-streamed on www.adri.org.au. To register for the Q&A Part 2 please rsvp to:  Jocelyn or Joanne…

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ADRI Meso March in May

Meso March in May – Sunday 5th May 2019

Striding toward a cure for asbestos related disease Register today for ADRI’s 3rd Annual Meso March in May to show your support for people living with mesothelioma and their families. The Meso March In May will help increase community awareness of the dangers of asbestos and raise vital funds to support…

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ADRI Have Changed Their Email Address

ADRI have changed email addresses to reinforce our identity to @adri.org.au The email format is: first.surname@adri.org.au

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ADRI Seminar – MARVIN – A.I. Driven Robotic Microscope for Rapid Asbestos Air Monitoring

Date: Fri 22 February 2019 16:30 –Venue: ADRI Board Room Click for the Poster To participate via Webinar, please register at   https://goo.gl/forms/ML6CTKc9mKDrQClJ2 Jordan Gruver of Frontier Microscope is the inventor of Marvin® –a patented system for rapid analysis of air filter samples to detect asbestos and synthetic mineral fibres.…

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The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA) kindly donate to ADRI

The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA) kindly donated $10,000 to support the research of ADRI. In ARCA’s Board Meeting of 7 November, Mr. Bret Baker, ARCA President handed the cheque to Director Takahashi. ADRI is thankful and looks forward to continued collaboration with ARCA. ARCA’s Board Members including Mr. Phil…

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WHO Mission to Viet Nam

On 11-12 October 2018 Ken Takahashi, ADRI Director, served as World Health Organization (WHO) Consultant to Viet Nam to discuss the impact of asbestos on human health. He did this by attending the Consultation Meeting on White Asbestos Health jointly organized by the Ministry of Health (MOH), the Ministry of…

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New information on Asbestos

As published in the International Commission on Occupation Health – ICOH Volume 16, Number 2 August 2018 http://www.icohweb.org/site/pdf-viewer/viewer.asp?newsletter=icoh_newsletter_vol16_no2.pdf “The ICOH Working Group on Occupational Cancer has strongly supported a review of asbestos related issues. One recent initiative started by Prof. Ken Takahashi was to agree on a series of scientific…

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Thank you to our City2Surf donors!

Thank you to all our wonderful donors who participated in the highly successful City to Surf 2018, we couldn’t be more proud of you. It was clearly a wonderful day full of fun and laughter and we thank each and every one of you for all your training, endurance and…

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The Chrysotile conundrum

The debate on economics versus health risks rages on. The Sri Lanken Daily News explores the issue: http://www.dailynews.lk/2018/08/07/features/158954/chrysotile-conundrum

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