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Make India Asbestos Free
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Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI) works for Asbestos Free India since 2002. Occupational Health India and ToxicsWatch Alliance are its members that includes occupational health doctors, researchers and activists. BANI demands criminal liability for companies and medico-legal remedy for victims. It works with trade unions, human rights, environmental and public health groups. For Details:krishna1715@gmail.com, oshindia@yahoo.in, toxicswatchallaince@gmail.com

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Round Table on "Ban Asbestos Movement in Bihar & Ban White Asbestos Bill

Press Invite

Round Table on "Ban Asbestos Movement in Bihar, the Proposal to Lift the Existing Ban on Asbestos Mining in India & Ban White Asbestos Bill"


Expected Speakers: Dr. Arthur Frank, Professor, Chair: Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Drexel University School of Public Health, US
Professor Elihu D Richter MD MPH, Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine, Israel
Dr. T.K. Joshi, Director, Centre for Occupational Health, New Delhi
Prof (Dr) Qamar Rahman, Dean, Integral University, Lucknow, formerly with ITRC, Lucknow
Dr Aleck Farquhar, Canada
Kurt Straif, IARC, France
Yael Stein, Israel
Dr Sanjay Chaturvedi, Delhi Unviversity, India
Ms Nalini Juganandan, Canada
Sonia Lal, Canada

Time: 5 PM
Date: 24 March, 2011
Venue: INSAF Office (Opposite Indian Statistical Institute), A124/6, Ist Floor Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi-16, Ph: 26517814

Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI) invites you to a Round Table on "Ban Asbestos Movement in Bihar, the Proposal to Lift the Existing Ban on Asbestos Mining in India & Ban White Asbestos Bill".

The speakers will take stock of the situation in Bihar in particular and India in general and come up with recommendations for the State Government and the Central Government.
BANI has been campaigning for a asbestos free India and is assisting the Asbestos Mukti Andolan in Bihar

For Details: Gopal Krishna, Convener, Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI)/Asbestos Mukti Andolan, Bihar Mb: 09818089660, 07739308480, E-mail:krishna2777@gmail.com
Blog:banasbestosindia.blogspot.com

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