NOTRE Dame Australia associate professor Donna Mak has travelled to the Philippines to join a World Health Organisation team working on the avian influenza outbreak.
Dr Mak, a public health physician, is chair of the Population and Preventive Health Domain at Notre Dame’s new school of medicine.
She has been offered an initial five-week contract as a consultant at the WHO’s Western Pacific regional office.
Dr Mak was previously based in the Kimberley for 11 years as a doctor where she gained experience in communicable disease control.
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