John J Macdonald
Western Sydney University
Professor Macdonald came to Western Sydney University in 1996 he had taught Primary Health Care in Manchester and Bristol universities in the UK as well as in French at INSERM in Paris. He worked in Zambia for ten years, and has worked for shorter periods of time in many countries, such as Nicaragua, Chile, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Tanzania, Botswana, South Africa and Hong Kong. He has been on three occasions a consultant to the World Health Organisation in Geneva, most recently in January- February of 2016. He was a consultant to the Male Health Policy of Australia (2010).
He is committed to the social determinants of health, applied also to men and boys. He is a leader of men’s health not only in Australia but overseas and has been an invited speaker on men’s health in many countries.