Archive | July, 2014

World Health Organization asks Zimbabwe to correct its misrepresentation of the WHO position on asbestos

27. July 2014


Kathleen Ruff, On May 29, 2014, the Zimbabwe government released its Position Paper on Chrysotile Asbestos. The Position Paper incorrectly states that the World Health Organization (WHO) embraces “controlled use” of chrysotile asbestos. This statement is false. The position of the WHO is that chrysotile asbestos cannot be safely used and that all use […]

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