Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

projectsavetheworld's podcast

Feb 1, 2019

Don’t feed the monkeys!  If they bite, they may have a new virus to pass on. In fact, because of global warming and the great increase in transportation internationally, we are increasingly vulnerable to new diseases transmitted from animals. So what is being done to protect us from worldwide epidemics such as Zika and Ebola?    (Video version 23 April 2018)

  • Sweta Chakraborty, EcoHealth Alliance’s Young Professionals Council
  • Dr. Ronald St. John, Former Director General of Canada’s first Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response in the Public Health Agency of Canada.
  • Dr. Bryna Warshawsky, Public Health Ontario, in conversation with the host, Metta Spencer.

This series of weekly discussions is produced by Peace Magazine (see ) and Project Save the World (see ). On the latter website, you are invited to comment on this podcast episode and endorse the Platform for Survival, a list of 25 public policy proposals that, if enacted, will markedly reduce the risk of the six most urgent threats to humankind.