The Asbestos Disease Support Society (ADSS) was founded in 1992 and is a not-forprofit charitable organisation which provides support for people living with asbestos related diseases and information to the community on the dangers of exposure to asbestos. www.adss.org.au
The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency was established in 2013 to provide a national focus on asbestos issues.
The agency has broad responsibilities which are not limited to workplace safety, but also include environmental and public health concerns. www.asbestossafety.gov.au
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is the largest independent nonprofit in the U.S. dedicated to preventing asbestos exposure to eliminate mesothelioma, lung cancer, and all other asbestos-related diseases through education, advocacy and community initiatives. Annually, nearly 40,000 Americans die from preventable asbestos-caused diseases. www.adao.us
BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care. www.bd.com/en-us
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a leading global biopharma company focused on discovering, developing and delivering innovative medicines for patients with serious diseases in areas including oncology, hematology, immunology, cardiovascular and neuroscience. Our employees work every day to transform patients' lives through science. www.bms.com
The Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation is a registered charity founded by people personally affected by mesothelioma. We raise awareness about the link between mesothelioma and asbestos, and support those affected by mesothelioma. We also provide grants to mesothelioma programs and are currently developing a network of expertise in diagnosis and treatment across Canada. www.cmfonline.org
Since 1974, Kazan Law has been dedicated to representing mesothelioma victims. We have been winning jury and court trials, getting precedent-setting rulings that make California asbestos law, and obtaining justice for our clients. Kazan Law was recognized by The Wall Street Journal as America's most important asbestos bankruptcy trust lawyers. www.kazanlaw.com
Leigh Day is a leading asbestos disease law firm with extensive experience of pursuing claims for asbestos exposure in UK courts for Australian and British nationals. The team is ranked top in independent global directories for the pioneering legal work it does on behalf of those exposed to asbestos. www.leighday.co.uk
Maurice Blackburn is proud to be Australia's leading social justice law firm. We've built a reputation on the unwavering belief that the law should serve everyone, not just those who can afford it. We are a national firm with over 30 offices throughout Australia and more than 1000 of the country's best and most respected legal professionals. We provide accurate and confidential advice without unnecessary legal jargon, and we recognise the varying financial circumstances of our clients and offer a flexible fee policy. We treat every client who walks through our door with the sincerity and respect they deserve. www.mauriceblackburn.com.au
NCARD is a research centre based in Perth, Western Australia, dedicated to leading innovation and discovery to improve the lives of people affected by asbestos related disease. Focused particularly on mesothelioma, research by the team of approx. 35 researchers includes cancer biology, immunology, bioinformatics and clinical trials. www.ncard.uwa.edu.au
Slater and Gordon are leading Australian Compensation Lawyers with many years' experience in managing claims for work related lung disease including asbestos and silicosis claims. We have acted for more than 2,500 mesothelioma sufferers during the past 25 years and many others suffering from asbestos related lung cancer and asbestosis. We resolved the first negligence claims for asbestos sufferers in the 1970's and conducted the first successful asbestos related cancer common law claim in Australia in 1984. Our history and experience in running asbestos claims means that your case will be handled with skill and deliver you the best possible outcome. www.slatergordon.com.au
Turner Freeman Lawyers was established in 1952. Our firm has represented those affected by asbestos disease for nearly forty years. We have offices Australia-wide, including in Brisbane, Sydney, Parramatta, Adelaide, and Perth. Our expert asbestos compensation lawyers are able to advise sufferers of asbestos disease about their rights and what they are entitled to. www.turnerfreeman.com.au
The International Thoracic Oncology Nurses Forum (ITONF) is a global group of thoracic oncology nurses operating since 2009. ITONF works tirelessly to promote improvements in nursing care for patient benefit within the fast-changing landscape of thoracic oncology nursing. www.itonf.com
The International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig) is an independent international group of scientists and clinicians working to understand, cure and prevent mesothelioma.
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