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Blue Lamington Drive Invitation

November is Asbestos Awareness Month and we would like to encourage all our supporters of the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute to raise awareness of the dangers of asbestos in and around the home, the workplace and the community by holding a Blue Lamington fundraising event. How to Host Your Blue…

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Asbestos Carers Thank You Day

Carers Thank You Day

We again say thank you to those who are caring for or have cared for someone with Mesothelioma. Please join us at Revesby Workers Club for lunch. Date: Tuesday 10th October 2017 Time: 10:00 am— 3:00 pm Venue: Revesby Workers Club, 2b Bre Street, Revesby Cost: Free—but you must RSVP…

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Walk for Mesothelioma and the Pleural Mesothelioma Education Day

[ENLARGE FLYER]   Walk for Mesothelioma Sunday 7th May 2017 from 9:00—11:30am, registration from 8:00 am Majors Bay Reserve, Concord NSW 2138 The Walk for Mesothelioma acknowledges people living with mesothelioma and those who have experienced the consequences of this terrible disease. Please join us for our first Walk for…

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New Director Adds Expertise to Asbestos Research Institute

Asbestos.com recently reported: Dr. Ken Takahashi joined the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute (ADRI) in Sydney, Australia, with some very lofty goals. The institute’s new director wants to make the world a safer place. “My goal is to help establish this institute as a global center of excellence for asbestos-related disease,” Takahashi…

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Educating the Public About Asbestos: The Science

In November 2016, World Monuments Fund organized a public event, the “Asbestos Building Materials Workshop,” in Yangon, Myanmar. The workshop—the first of its kind in Myanmar—related to WMF’s project at Judson First Baptist Church, as well as to the larger building inventory and general health issues in Myanmar; although thousands…

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Support ADRI's Special Appeal to raise $2 million to tackle masothelioma.

Support ADRI’s Special Appeal

Update: Thank you to everyone who supported our Special Appeal as shown on Channel 9’s A Current Affair in December 2016. The result from the Phase 1 clinical trial have now been published and negotiations are continuing in relation to the conduct of a phase II trial.

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A Big Thank You

A Big Thank You

Update: Thank you to everyone who supported our Special Appeal as shown on Channel 9’s A Current Affair in December 2016. The result from the Phase 1 clinical trial have now been published and negotiations are continuing in relation to the conduct of a phase II trial.

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ADRI Supports Asbestos Awareness Month

As November is Asbestos Awareness Month many councils and stakeholder groups across Australia support this campaign by holding events to raise awareness of the dangers of asbestos.  On Tuesday 22nd November the ADRI presented lunch time information sessions to Concord Hospital staff not only to raise awareness of the dangers…

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Asbestos Awareness Month 1-30 November

‘Get to kNOw Asbestos this November’ The Asbestos Awareness Campaign aims to educate Australian about the dangers of asbestos in and around homes because Australia has one of the highest rates of asbestos-related diseases in the world. With asbestos-related diseases continuing to increase among Australians as a direct result of…

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ADSS Symposium 2016 Asbestos Related Diseases Here and Now

Professor Nico van Zandwijk was invited by the Asbestos Disease Support Society (adss) to present at the 2016 Symposium on Asbestos related diseases Here and Now in Brisbane on the 19th October 2016. Professor van Zandwijk spoke about the latest developments in mesothelioma treatment and research to audience of 200.…

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