Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala is a broadcast journalist and documentary filmmaker.
She co-founded the video production company Storytellers International Inc.
She is a contributing producer for CNN International and ARD German Radio. She is the President of the Filipino Documentary Society.
Kara is the founding president of the ICANSERVE Foundation, an NGO promoting early breast cancer detection, patient navigation, access to accurate diagnosis and timely treatments. She is also the Vice President of the Cancer Coalition of the Philippines, the prime mover behind the passage in 2019 of the National Integrated Cancer Control Act.
She is a member of the Global Action for Cancer Patients, an international advocacy group focused on patient value.
Alikpala is co-author of the study “Patient Centricity In Cancer Care” published by the Frontiers in Pharmacology.
She is a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Philippine Alliance of Patient Organizations and a Member of the Committee on Patient, Family and Community Engagement of the Philippine Health Research Ethics Board.