Updates Ahead for Helsinki Asbestos Disease Criteria – Helsinki 2014

Laurie Kazan-Allen of IBAS provided a timely reminder that updates are ahead for the Helsinki Critera for asbestos diseases. The forum will be another Helsinki asbestos science conference, on February 11-1, 2014. The conference is titled International Conference on Monitoring and Surveillance of Asbestos-Related Diseases. "The scientific programme will consist of keynote lectures, and free oral and poster presentations. In addition there will be workshops associated with the updating the Helsinki Criteria for the diagnosis and attribution of asbestos related diseases (Helsinki Criteria, 1997). Working groups of invited experts who will prepare the proposals for amendments before the Conference, which will then be discussed and decided upon at workshops during the Conference."

Attendance is open to anyone, and fees are relatively modest.



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