A40 SkyTalks: Preventing the transmission of infectious diseases through air travel


Recent outbreaks such as Ebola and measles have raised concerns regarding the spread of diseases worldwide in a short timeframe. Crew and passengers are concerned about becoming infected during air travel. Watch as  Ansa Jordaan Chief, ICAO Aviation Medicine Section, talks about the health implications of outbreaks and their significant operational and economic repercussions.

During the A40 Assembly, ICAO will be broadcasting SkyTalks workshops that will be shared with a broader audience throughout the year. These Sky Talks share the knowledge of authoritative presenters and knowledgeable industry professionals. The format includes 30-minute presentations in front of a live conference audience. The recorded presentations are being shared with the public through this blog and our associated social media platforms, reaching hundreds of thousands of aviation professionals online.