Dr. Cary Adams

Dr. Cary Adams

Chief Executive Officer at Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)


Dr. Cary Adams has a BSc Honours degree in Economics, Computing and Statistics from the University of Bath, United Kingdom and a master’s degree in Business Administration. He is a Harvard Business School Alumni.
In 2009, Dr. Adams made a career change, moving from the management of international businesses in the banking sector to become CEO of UICC based in Geneva.
UICC unites and supports the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to ensure that cancer control continues to be a priority in the world health and development agenda.
In 2014, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in International Relations from UBIS in Geneva and in 2015, an Honorary Doctorate in Health from Bath University in the UK. In May 2015, Dr. Adams was awarded ‘CEO of the year’ by the Associations Network.

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Parallel Session: How COVID-19 impacted UHC: Perspectives from global NGOs

  • 10 November, 2021
  • 11:00 - 12:30
  • Room 6