The study on the correlation between asbestos exposure and asbestos related diseases 2009 – 2011

(Ministry of Health – Health Environment Management Agency) – The study was conducted in the span of two years from 2010 to 2011, led by the Health Environment Management Agency of the Ministry of Health with the participation of specialists in occupational health and doctors in lung-related diseases and cancer from the National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, the Institute for Scientific and Technical Research on Labour Protection, and 06 specialized hospitals in lung cancer and lung-related diseases in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

To assess the risk of exposure and asbestos-related diseases in workers to propose effective measures of asbestos-related occupational diseases prevention for the care and protection of workers’ health, the research team has conducted the study on “Asbestos-related diseases in exposed individuals”.