5 minutes with Dr Deborah Bateson

Medical director, Family Planning NSW

If you could cure one disease in your lifetime which one would it be?

HIV/AIDS because of its devastating effect on the lives of young women and
girls in sub-Saharan Africa (where 15- to 24-year-old females are eight times more likely to be infected with HIV than their male counterparts).

What philosophical principle strongly informs the work you do?

Master the facts so you can be a credible, bold and creative