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

 

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