Listen to Episode 40: “Can Planetary Healthcare Save Lives & the Planet?” with Dr. Andrea MacNeill, Surgical Oncologist at Vancouver General Hospital and the BC Cancer Agency.
(27 minutes; posted March 23, 2022)
Dr. Andrea MacNeill, the Founder of UBC’s Planetary Healthcare Lab, introduces us to the concept of planetary healthcare, which is a re-envisioning of the intersection between healthcare and the environment. We discuss how behaviour can contribute to problems and solutions when it comes to planetary healthcare topics like food, stewardship, and single-use equipment. Andrea ends with some actions we can all take to lessen our impact on planetary healthcare, including Choosing Wisely.
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