As a result, Mexico became the first Latin American country to join the international Prezode initiative, which was initiated by President Emmanuel Macron in January as part of a planetary summit.
Mexico City and Paris signed a cooperation agreement on the prevention of pandemic risks. Mexico announced on Friday, June 18, making it the first Latin American country to join an international research initiative to “prevent” zoonotic diseases. Prezode) was initiated by French President Emmanuel Macron in January as part of the Same Planet summit.
The Covid-19 pandemic reveals the link between natural destruction and the emergence of new diseases. In order to prevent new epidemics, an initiative called Prezode was established, which brings together research institutions in France (INRAE, CIRAD, IRD, etc.), Asia, Africa, Latin America, and universities.
This agreement “Will allow us to expand our response library”, Said Mexican Health Minister Jorge Alcocer.
Created an international laboratory called El Dorado, composed of researchers from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the French Institute of Research and Development (IRD). The core of their joint research is: “The impact of changing the habitat of animals such as rodents and insects and its impact on the spread of diseases”, Designated the Mexican Ministry of Health.