Rebecca Morton Doherty
Senior Advocacy Manager, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
Based in Geneva, Rebecca Morton Doherty is Senior Advocacy Manager for the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) – a membership organisation that exists to help the global health community accelerate the fight against cancer. Rebecca coordinates UICC’s advocacy efforts in the non-communicable disease arena and across UICC’s key focus areas including access to multimodal cancer treatment and pain relief. She has a BA Honours degree in Political Sciences from the University of Warwick, and a Masters degree in Gender and Development from the London School of Economics. Rebecca has spent 10 years in the NGO sector, with a focus on advocacy and policy development in the global health, human rights and development fields.
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Posted on 25.05.2016
Every family has a cancer story. If you have not had direct personal experience of cancer, the chances are that you know a loved one, a friend or a colleague who has. More than three million people in Europe are diagnosed with cancer every year, and 1.7 million cancer deaths are recorded annually. The death […]