Aussie GP named president of the specialty’s world body

Dr Karen Flegg will become the next leader of WONCA
Geir O'Rourke
Dr Karen Flegg
Dr Karen Flegg.

An Australian GP has been elected to lead general practice’s global body, WONCA, representing half a million doctors around the world.

After beating candidates from India, the US and Bangladesh for the organisation’s top job, Dr Karen Flegg will become its president in 2023.