the CEO of the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA)
Raquel Peck is the CEO of the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA), an international umbrella organisation of more than 250 hepatitis groups which she helped to establish in 2007. Before being appointed CEO, Raquel worked as the International Relations Director for the WHA and was part seconded to the World Health Organization (WHO). Previously to this she was employed as a Public Relations Coordinator for the only UK national charity dedicated to hepatitis C – The Hepatitis C Trust. Peck’s work in the field was instrumental to the adoption of three WHO resolutions on hepatitis, the third resulting in the ratification of a robust Elimination Strategy for the disease by 194 governments in 2016. She is committed to seeing a world where viral hepatitis is no longer a public health issue and will continue to campaign for the ultimate goal of eliminating the epidemic.
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Posted on 28.07.2018
Why up to 290 million people are at risk of unknowingly developing liver disease or cancer
New research from the World Hepatitis Alliance reveals why 9 in 10 people living with viral hepatitis are unaware of their status Two years ago, 194 countries committed to the goal of eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030. By adopting the World Health Organization’s Global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis, governments finally recognised the disease […]