May 1, 2022

Plastic Soup

Plastic Soup

Diana Gifford-Jones, co-author No Nonsense Health – Naturally! Talks about Decarbonizing Healthcare


Diana MacKay writes in collaboration with her father under the pen name, Diana Gifford-Jones. The daughter of W. Gifford-Jones, MD, Diana has extensive global experience in health and healthcare policy. Diana is Special Advisor with the Aga Khan University, which operates 2 quaternary care hospitals and numerous secondary hospitals, medical centers, pharmacies, and laboratories in South Asia and Africa. She is AKU’s Global Practice Lead for the Institute for Global Health and Development and the Brain and Mind Institute. She worked for ten years in the Human Development sectors at the World Bank, including health policy and economics, nutrition, and population health. For over a decade at The Conference Board of Canada, she managed four health-related executive networks, including the Roundtable on Socio-Economic Determinants of Health, the Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, the Canadian Centre for Environmental Health, and the Center for Health System Design and Management. Her master’s degree in public policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government included coursework at Harvard Medical School. She is also a graduate of Wellesley College. Diana has extensive experience with Canadian universities, including at Carleton University, where she was the Executive Director of the Global Academy. She lived and worked in Japan for four years and speaks Japanese fluently. Diana has the designation as a certified Chartered Director from The Directors College, a joint venture of The Conference Board of Canada and McMaster University. She has published a book on the natural health philosophy of W. Gifford-Jones, called No Nonsense Health – Naturally!

Diana joins us to talk about Plastic Soup and environmental degradation and the long term effects on Nature’s and our Health.

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