The challenge of public health in Australia and the region

Basil S Hetzel
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2006.tb00741.x
Published online: 4 December 2006

Looking back over my life, I am struck by how important chance has been. Chance creates opportunities — and my life has been abundant with opportunities. I have had the rare experience of changing careers several times. I have been associated with the birth of several new organisations and seen them become successful.1

  • Basil S Hetzel

  • International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders, Adelaide, SA.


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