Raquel Castro

  • Social Policy Manager

Raquel Castro

Raquel Castro joined EURORDIS in 2012 as Social Policy Manager.

Raquel is part of the Operations Unit team, assigned to one of the work packages of the Joint Action on Rare Diseases promoted by the European Union Committee of Experts on Rare Diseases (EUCERD): Provision of Specialised Social Services and Integration of Rare Diseases into Social Policies and Services.

Previously, she worked at the Portuguese National Rare Diseases Association, as Help Line Coordinator, obtaining a broad experience in dealing with rare disease patients’ and families’ needs, as well as in overall project management.

Raquel has extensive experience working in not-for-profit and non-governmental organisations in Europe and in Asia. She volunteered and worked in England, Norway and India, fund raising and performing community development work for the international NGO Humana People to People.

Raquel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Multimedia as well as a post graduate degree in Project Management at the Lisbon School of Economics and Management.

A Portuguese national, Raquel is fluent in Portuguese, English and French.

Telephone: +(33) 1 56 53 52 67
Email: raquel.castro@eurordis.org

La voce dei malati rari in EuropaEURORDIS RareConnect è un'iniziativa di EURORDIS che mette in contatto malati, famiglie ed esperti per condividere esperienze in un forum multilingua e moderato RareConnect La Giornata delle Malattie Rare, una campagna di sensibilizzazione internazionale che si svolge l'ultimo giorno di febbraio di ogni anno, è un'iniziativa di EURORDISRare Disease Day La Conferenza Europea biennale sulle Malattie Rare è il più grande incontro di soggetti interessati al tema delle Malattie Rare in Europa. L'ECRD è un'iniziativa di EURORDISEuropean Conference on Rare Diseases