Vice President of ECPC-European Cancer Patient Coalition/Belgium and the President of the Hellenic Cancer Federation-ELLOK/Greece
Kathi is the Vice President of ECPC-European Cancer Patient Coalition/Belgium and the President of the Hellenic Cancer Federation-ELLOK/Greece. The Hellenic Cancer Federation-ELL.O.K. (www.ellok.org) is the cancer patient voice in Greece with its membership of 27 cancer patient organizations representing all cancers. ELL.O.K. is governed by an elected Board with cancer patient majority. ΕLLOK’s mission focuses on cancer policy advocacy and capacity building of its membership.
With over 400 members, ECPC (www.ecpc.org) is Europe’s largest umbre lla of cancer patients’ associations, covering all 28 EU member states and many other European and non-European countries. Kathi represents ECPC at several EU high level organizations and Commission committees and working groups.
Kathi is a Public Affairs Consultant with extensive experience in regulatory affairs, marketing and communications. As a twice breast cancer survivor, Kathi was involved in breast cancer advocacy, since the mid 90s. She has served as Director in cancer patient organizations and introduced cancer policy advocacy in Greek cancer patient organizations, founding and leading standing committees on cancer patients health care & social benefits, cancer policy advocacy, HTA.
Kathi is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Compassionate Health Care and a contributor to other and active in social media in health and cancer care.