The Governor-General, who has been Patron of the Joanna Briggs Foundation for four years,
gave an impassioned speech about the need for evidence-based healthcare and praised the
work of JBI in changing lives and fulfilling a critical role of assisting health professionals
from around the world to become effective clinical leaders in their communities.
Attending the reception on 12 October were Rear Admiral The Hon Kevin Scarce Ac Csc Ran-
Rtd, Chancellor of the University of Adelaide; Mr Sumasy Singin, Consul General of Papua New
Guinea; Mr Sossy Msomi, Honorary Consul of Tanzania; and donors and supporters of the Joanna