Virtual Action Mesothelioma Day 2020

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03/07/2020 10:40 AM
03/07/2020 12:00 PM
Virtual Action Mesothelioma Day 2020


Friday 3 July 2020, 10:45-12:00

The UKMA was proud to produce a national virtual Action Mesothelioma Day 2020 event that premiered on Facebook and YouTube.

The national virtual event included a mix of patient stories and clinical expert presentations, with the observation of a minutes' silence at 11am.

You can watch the Virtual AMD event on Facebook or YouTube.

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Please do support the various charities involved in AMD – they need your support now more than ever.

Order of Events (10:40-12:00)

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WelcomeDawn McKinley, Chair of UK Mesothelioma Alliance
A minute of silence
Nursing supportSarah Morgan, Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist
Patient voiceMavis Nye
Clinical TrialsProfessor Sanjay Popat, Consultant Thoracic Medical Oncologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Professor of Thoracic Oncology at the Institute of Cancer Research.
Asbestos awarenessDavid Gold, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Vice-President
Patient voicePaul Cook
Thanks and closeDawn McKinley

Images for social media

We have created these images to enable anyone who is organising an event for Virtual Action Mesothelioma Day 2020 to promote what they are doing as being part of the national occasion. Feel free to download and use these images.

You can also use the main Virtual Action Mesothelioma Day 2020 logo above.

Organisations all over the country held their own Action Mesothelioma Day 2020 events and commemorations.

Click for a list of AMD20 events from these organisations:

Anglia Asbestos Diseases Support Group in East of England
DAST (East Midlands Wide Asbestos Support)
Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group (GMAVSG)
HASAG Asbestos Disease Support Group
June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund
London Asbestos Support
Merseyside Asbestos Victims Support
Mesothelioma UK
Peritoneal Mesothelioma Virtual Support Group
Readley, based in the North East