40 minutes | Jan 21st 2021

71 - Chats with Pav - James Muecke

Australian of the Year Dr James Muecke joins Matthew Pavlich to discuss his work in treating blindness and reducing type 2 diabetes.Dr Muecke, a proud South Australian, spent years working abroad across Africa to reduce the rates of treatable blindness and is now back home in Adelaide. Since becoming the 2020 Australian of the Year, Dr Muecke has been advocating for a sugar tax to reduce the prevalence of type 2 diabetes.A neurological condition forced Muecke to give up surgery, but this adversity hasn't stopped him from using his platform to push for reform with sugar.Dr Muecke discusses a number of topics including resilience, the core elements to social enterprise and innovation.See Dr James Muecke's profile and request to book him here: https://pickstar.pro/au/our-stars/7528/james-mueckehe Off-Field podcast is produced by Pickstar.Pickstar is the best place to book sports stars and personalities for any event, campaign or engagement you can imagine.Choose from over 1700 stars past and present, Pickstar works fast with ANY budget. Visit the PickStar website now - http://pickstar.pro
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