Become a member

Membership is open to organisations involved in health and human rights work with a particular focus on health professionals’ engagement.

 

Criteria 

  • Do you engage health workers in human rights work?
  • Do you advocate health and human rights?
  • Do you share the vision and goals of IFHHRO?
  • Is your organisation demonstrably current and operational?
  • Are you politically independent and free from any commercial or other conflicting interests?

Benefits

  • Become a partner in a leading global alliance of health and human rights organisations
  • Profit from the expertise of health professionals in your region
  • Get inspired by grassroots activists, scholars, nurses and physicians
  • Participate in trainings and various events
  • Share funding opportunities

Entitlements

 

Member organisations have:

  1. the right to vote during the Annual Business Meeting 
  2. the right to vote on new member/observer applications
  3. the right to be elected member of the International Board or the the Nomination Committee
  4. the right to run for IFHHRO presidency
  5. the right of a 50% discount on conference and training fees
  6. the possibility to add a profile on the IFHHRO website

Responsibilities

 

Member organisations are expected to:

  1. participate regularly in IFHHRO activities
  2. involve IFHHRO in their own activities where appropriate
  3. present themselves as IFHHRO members, including on their website
  4. send IFHHRO their annual reports
  5. pay annual membership contributions

Fees

 

in USD

Annual account of the organisation

IFHHRO fee

Fee reduction  (see below)

 

IFHHRO member

< 50.000

250

 50%

 

IFHHRO member

> 50.000

500

 50%

 

 

Fee reduction:
A fee reduction will apply:
- for the duration of 1 year if the organisation was established less than three ears ago; or
- in case the organisation has no paid staff.

 

If your organisation is interested in joining the IFHHRO network, please contact us to receive more information about IFHHRO, the membership criteria, the application procedure, etc. 

 

If your organisation can or will not become a member but would like to affiliate itself to IFHHRO as an observer, please check out our observership criteria.

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