TITLE

Margaret Chan, M.D

AUTHOR(S)
Derousseau, Ryan
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;9/17/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 15, p165
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles physicians Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization in Switzerland. Battling avian influenza and SARS is just one part of Chan's job description. Chan has dedicated herself to minimizing epidemics before they occur by better disseminating information about outbreaks around the world. An old hand at handling epidemics, Chan joined the Hong Kong Department of Health in 1978, eventually rising to director of health.
ACCESSION #
26971559

 

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