Structure

IFHHRO is a Federation comprised of member and observer organisations. It is governed by the International Board consisting of representatives of member organisations and a coordinator. They carry out their work on a voluntary basis, supported by a paid freelance web editor. 

Annual Figures 2015 (PDF)

International Board

Robert Simons, RN (Chair)

Adriaan van Es, MD

Padma Deosthali, MSW, PGDHRM

Jaime Miranda, MD, MSc

Brigit Toebes, LL.M, PhD

Peter de Haan, Euro.I.E.

Primrose Matambanadzo, MD 

Consultant

Leonard Rubenstein, JD, LL.M

Communications

Nel van Beelen, MA

 

Latest News

  • Health Professionals’ Pledge Against Torture

    complicityIFHHRO strongly supports Physicians for Human Rights' (PHR) new "Health Professionals’ Pledge Against Torture," following political discussion in the US regarding a potential return to waterboarding. 

     
  • Turkey: The case of dr. Serdar Küni

    arrestIFHHRO, along with a coalition of other organizations led by Physicians for Human Rights, has sent a letter to the Regional High Court in Gaziantep (Turkey) and the Turkish Ministry of Justice. The letter calls on the Court to uphold its fair trial obligations under international law in their appeal of a lower court's conviction of Dr. Serdar Küni. The conviction, dated April 24th, 2017, was based on arbitrary charges (providing medical treatment to Kurdish fighters) based on an anonymous testimony and signed statements obtained under torture.