Mildura anaesthetist making a difference overseas

MAKING small changes, over a long period of time, can make a difference.

So says Mildura anaesthetist Dr Ben O’Donohoe, who has built an affinity with the people of Africa in a professional and volunteer cap­acity over more than 20 years.

His most recent trip, to Namibia in October last year, was organised by Dr Andrew Ottoway, a senior lecturer in Tasmania who has an ongoing program to improve the quality of obstetrics in northern Namibia. Health professionals from six Australian states attended.

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