TORONTO, Could 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Digital video firm, Underknown, is proud to steer LIVEMEDAID, a live-streamed profit that includes famend scientific leaders. It can shine a highlight on the worldwide disaster attributable to COVID-19, and rejoice hope, resilience and the human spirit.
The fundraising occasion will present perception into the collaboration between international scientists and researchers of their collective hunt for a treatment and share concepts about what we will study from the virus. All cash raised will help Docs With out Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and frontline healthcare employees within the battle towards COVID-19.
The occasion will happen this Saturday, Could 9th between 6 p.m. EDT – 11 p.m. EDT, and can stream dwell on LIVEMEDAID social channels together with Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and on www.livemedaid.com.
“We’re thrilled to steer this international first-of-its-kind occasion, selling unity and showcasing hope and humanity,” stated Steve Hulford, Co-founder and CEO of Underknown. “Science is extra necessary than ever and we’re dedicated to ship credible, science-based info to a world viewers who’s looking for solutions,” stated Hulford.
A formidable checklist of medical doctors, scientists and different outstanding thinkers confirmed to take part embody:
- Jane Goodall, English primatologist and anthropologist
- Neil deGrasse Tyson, An American astrophysicist, cosmologist, planetary scientist, and creator
- Dr. David Suzuki, Canadian educational and environmental activist
- Dr. Wade Davis, Anthropologist, Ethnobotanist, Creator, and photographer
- Dr. Sarah Ives, Netflix Documentary, “Pandemic”
- Dr. Katherine Hayhoe, Local weather Scientist
- Dr. Isaac Bogoch, Infectious Illness physician at UHN
- Anders Tegnell, Swedish doctor and civil servant, & present state epidemiologist of Sweden
Musical acts embody Ed Robertson (Barenaked Girls), Earth, Wind and Fireplace, Bombino, Patrick Watson, Jesse Cook dinner, Alex Cuba, Paul Anthony and extra.
All on-line peer-to-peer donations will go to help reduction efforts by Docs With out Borders / MSF.
LIVEMEDAID is being distributed to over 200 Million digital viewers on websites together with: Well-liked Science, Goalcast, WatchMojo, Infographics Present, Diply, WCSFP, and What If.
For extra info, and for a full checklist of audio system and acts go to https://livemedaid.com/.
LIVEMEDAID is a collaborative effort between a few of the world’s largest on-line publishers, the science neighborhood and the devoted people and volunteers from the Underknown and What If groups.
Underknown focuses on short-form video content material for digital platforms. The corporate is adept at boiling down complicated topics in a enjoyable and interesting method to make science accessible to millennials. Underknown has the #1 science and expertise video channel on this planet(1) known as “What If” which recorded 30 Million energetic viewers and 377 Million video views in April of 2020 in 4 languages. (1) in keeping with Tubular Labs
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