MPWB on medicalphysicsweb.org

03 Nov 2017 7:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

MPWB was featured in a recent article in medicalphysicsweb.org. 

The 2015 Lancet Oncology Commission report, Expanding Global Access to Radiotherapy, indicated that more than 22,000 medical physicists will be needed over the next 20 years to address the rising cancer crisis in low-to-middle income countries (LMICs), if equal access to radiation therapy is to be available. Its "Call for Action" on human resources indicated that 6000 medical physicists should be trained in LMICs by 2025. The problem is that many LMICs lack access to medical physics education and training programmes.

Read more about it here: http://medicalphysicsweb.org/cws/article/opinion/70286

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