Cancer Control focal point Department of Noncommunicable Diseases Division of Universal Health Coverage (Communicable and Noncommunicable Diseases) World Health Organization

Dr André Ilbawi is a surgical oncologist who joined the World Health Organization in 2015 and now serves as the focal point for the cancer programme.

In his current position, Dr Ilbawi is responsible for implementation of the 2017 World Health Assembly resolution on cancer prevention and control.