CHOICE Awards 2012

Our experts hand out bouquets to the worthy recipients.
 
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08.Consumer Champion

And the winner is... Dr Ken Harvey

Over his career, and then in retirement, Dr Ken Harvey has campaigned on behalf of consumers to improve the regulations for the use and promotion of therapeutic goods. 

While working at Royal Melbourne Hospital in the 1970s, Ken became concerned about the inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics, and so began his interest in ethical promotion of medicines. After a distinguished career both internationally and in Australia, Ken is currently an adjunct associate professor in the School of Public Health, La Trobe University. 

 

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We chat to Dr Ken Harvey, the winner of this year's Consumer Champion award.

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