Instructions for Joining the IAHPC Online

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Instructions for Joining the IAHPC Online as an Institutional Member

Thank you for your interest in joining IAHPC as a member. Below is a summary of the process:

1. Institutions (hospices, organizations, etc) can join IAHPC as institutional members. Membership benefits are given to three individuals designated by the institution

2. The IAHPC Members page lists all the benefits, the membership guidelines and has a link to the current list of IAHPC members. To join IAHPC click on the Join IAHPC button

3. IAHPC Membership fees are based on the country’s income level (GNI) according to the World Bank’s categories. The system will automatically assign the corresponding fee when you are completing the application form. You can see the fee that corresponds to your country’s income level here

4. Select the Institutions/Hospices/Programs button. This will take you to the online form to complete

5. Insert your Institution/Hospice/Program’s name

6. Select if you want to:

a. Join as new member, or
b. Renew our institution membership

7. Complete the remainder of the online form. The first section is the information of the person completing the application (contact person)

8. Select for how long you wish for the organization to join/renew. Options are:

a. One year
b. Two year – this will give the organization a discount per year compared to the One year option
c. Lifetime – if the organization wishes to make one single payment and enjoy the membership benefits for your lifetime. The designated beneficiaries can be reviewed and updated every year

9. Enter the names and email addresses for the three individuals who will receive the membership benefits (the contact person may or may not be one of the designated beneficiaries)

10. You will have the opportunity to donate to IAHPC and also if you wish to receive the publication Caring for Life for free (you only pay for shipping and handling)

11. Select your preferred method of payment. Options include: Credit Card (American Express, Visa, Master Card); PayPal; Bank wire transfer, Bank check (in US dollars only)

12. Click the “Submit and continue” button. The system will automatically send you an email titled “Submission to IAHPC”. THIS IS NOT A RECEIPT, this is your membership application summary

13. Based on your payment option the system will automatically take you to a new page:

a. For Credit Card payments you will be directed to an encrypted credit card processing system.
b. For PayPal payments you will be taken to PayPal’s website. If you have a PayPal account, log in to your account or create a new account if you do not have one.
c. For Bank Transfers please contact Lina Rozo, IAHPC Financial Officer.
d. To pay by check (in US dollars only): please make checks payable in US dollars to the IAHPC and send the check and a copy of your membership application summary which you received in your email to:

5535 Memorial Drive
Suite F – 509
Houston, TX 77007-8023

14. After your membership is processed and your name has been added to the members’ database you will receive a confirmation email with your membership number and an email with the receipt for your payment

15. Your institution’s name and logo will appear in the IAHPC Members List in the IAHPC website