Today ends Asbestos Awareness Week and begins the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s (ADAO) 12th Annual International Conference. This year’s theme is “Where Knowledge and Action Unite” and will be held in Washington D.C.
This conference brings over 300 experts, victims, unions, and lawmakers from throughout the world. It’s an opportunity to hear renowned speakers, discuss, and learn more about joint interests and efforts to create more awareness of the disease and the push for prevention through education and advocacy.
ADAO is the only U.S. nonprofit that organizes annual conferences specifically for the prevention and elimination of asbestos-related diseases. Topics discussed will include:
- Progress and Challenges from the Frontline
- Medical Advancements: Diagnosing and Treating Mesothelioma and Other Asbestos-Related Diseases
- Prevention: What Is It? Where Is It? What Do I Do?
- Advocacy: Global Ban Asbestos Action
The goal of ADAO is a world without asbestos and without asbestos-related diseases. You can join in and learn more by signing up for their eNewsletter and following them on Facebook.