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Blow to asbestos in Asia Pacific countries

In the first agreement of its kind, 14 countries of the Asia Pacific region including major asbestos-user countries like India, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand, have agreed to work together to ‘prevent asbestos-related diseases and to promote transition from the use of asbestos to safer alternative products’.  

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Consultant Evaluator Needed

The evaluation of the Asbestos: Not Here, Not Anywhere campaign will assist the APHEDA Board in planning and consider possible future program actions and priorities.

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APHEDA People: Jacqueline King

APHEDA People: Jacqueline King

Jacqueline King is the General Secretary of the Queensland Council of Unions. She has been a member of Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA for 11 years.

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Vale Olfat Mahmoud

Dr Olfat Mahmoud died at home on 24 September. She was a leading, and much-loved, advocate for the rights of Palestinians, women, refugees, children, and people with disabilities.

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