Cary James is the chief executive of the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA) – a global network of community-led organisations in 100 countries. WHA advocates at global, national and regional levels to keep hepatitis on top of the health agenda. WHA raises the voices of the people and communities affected by viral hepatitis, calling for urgent action to see the elimination of viral hepatitis by 2030.
He began his career in the grassroots HIV movement in London. He went on to become Head of Health Improvement Programmes at the Terrence Higgins Trust and HIV Prevention England.
He is the former chair of European Testing Week and advisory board member of INTEGRATE. He is a previous faculty member of the European AIDS Clinical Society’s online course on HIV management.
He is currently the civil society representative for the global north on the steering committee of UHC2030.
He holds a Masters degree in health and social marketing.
6 May 2021 ABSTRACT DRIVEN SESSION 1: The use of new technologies to increase testing coverage: Moderator
7 May 2021 Closing Session: Integrating disease areas and settings: Panellist