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A review of the WHO’s document on the adverse health effects of exposure to asbestos and WHO's recommendations on the prevention of asbestos-related diseases
10/01/2008

D.M. Bernstein*

The WHO’s Programme on Occupational Health has issued a document on the Elimination of asbestos-related diseases. They state that "This document reviews the adverse health effects of exposure to asbestos and WHO's recommendations on the prevention of asbestos-related diseases." The scientific basis for the statements therein are evaluated and the conclusions discussed in light of the published scientific literature to date and the latest declarations of the World Health Assembly.  [...]

A review of the WHOs document on the adverse health effects of exposure to asbestos_f.pdf