Aussie leads international group

Australian oncology surgeon, teacher and researcher Professor Robert Thomas has been appointed chair of a major international working group set up to find ways to deliver affordable cancer care.

Under the ambit of the World Innovation Summit For Health (WISH), the group will focus  on designing innovative approaches for affordable delivery in the developing world and richer countries.

The findings and recommendations will be presented at the next WISH summit, which is scheduled for Qatar in February.

Prof Thomas (pictured) said: