PeaceTalks #22 – Ebola: Our Problem or Theirs?
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
210 - 128 West Hastings
With a rising death toll of over 4,400 and over 10,000 suspected cases, the Ebola epidemic spreading in West Africa is the worst in history. With an incubation period of up to 21 days and more unknown and undiagnosed cases to count; whose problem is this, how did we get to where we are, and where do we go now?Join BCCIC, PeaceGeeks, and an exciting panel to join the discussion on this burning global issue.
Questions we will discuss include:
What factors contributed to the Ebola outbreak?
What can we expect the lasting impact to be on those areas affected?
What could an international response look like?
Who should be involved and how?
What needs to be done moving forward?
Register here : http://bit.ly/1ukiniQ (Space limited)
Dr. Mark Tyndall, Director, UBC Centre for Disease Control
Kent Bubbs Jr, Universal Outreach Foundation
Dr. Michael Rekart, MSF, UBC School of Population and Public Health
Ian MacKay, Samaritan’s Purse, Douglas College nursing student