Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA prepared this factsheet as an information resource for policy dialogue. It presents evidence about the global impacts of asbestos on human health. For many decades, scientific evidence has been clear that exposure to any asbestos fibres in the home or in the workplace or outdoor environment can cause asbestosis, lung cancer, mesothelioma and cancers of the larynx and ovary.
Click on the document below to read the factsheet. It is also available in Bahasa Indonesia, Vietnamese, Lao and Khmer.