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30/05/2014
BACKGROUND The World Health Assembly (WHA), the WHO’s supreme decision-making body that determines the WHO’s policies, issued Resolution 60.26 in May 2007. The resolution requested the WHO to carry out a global campaign for the elimination of asbestos-related diseases "…bearing in mind a...
16/01/2014
Five hundred villagers of Ban Phaeo district attended the second roadshow to gain the right information and bring to support using asbestos safety. At the seminar, Mrs. Srichan Utayopas explains about the researches and gave clear message between chrysotile roof tiles and substitutes. In addition,...
27/12/2013
Thai Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has appointed a new committee to study health impact by asbestos. The committee’s Vice Chairman, Dr. ChanwitTarathep, also Deputy Permanent Secretary of MoPH has provided a statement following the first committee meeting. Cabinet resolution had assigned MoPH to...
26/11/2012
Sources: Krungthepturakij, Post Today, Khao Sod Mr. Vithoon Simachokdee, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Industry disclosed that he assigned Department of Industrial of Works (DIW), to hold a big seminar that should be included all beneficial parties within 2-3 weeks before proposing to the...
11/10/2012
4 organizations have voiced their worries against the chrysotile asbestos ban. Livestock, agriculture, industrial and people sectors would be burdened of over Bht 500,000 million if the ban materializes. In UK, a similar ban caused significant damage to retail and farmers. Mrs. Srichan Uthayopas,...

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