IAHPC Membership Matters

2017; Volume 18, No 5, May

IAHPC Membership Matters

Our members are a really important part of our ‘global hospice family’. Please take full advantage of the many great benefits that membership offers by visiting the Members' section of our website. And to those who are not yet members, do please consider joining us! Click here to join.

CanSupport honored as Public Health Champion by World Health Organization (WHO)

Congratulations to IAHPC institutional member, CanSupport, on its recognition as a Public Health Champion by the WHO (India Office) on World Health Day, 7 April 2017.

CanSupport has been working in New Delhi, India, and the national capital region, since 1996 with its model of home-based palliative care, and cares for approximately 24,000 cancer patients each year. The non-governmental organization has 28 teams in the region comprising doctors, nurses and counselors who provide palliative care completely free of charge to all its beneficiaries. 


In addition, there are two Day Care centers, a helpline and a dedicated cell that helps patients to obtain government funds for expensive medicines. CanSupport also has a training division for palliative care and conducts regular training courses in different parts of the country. Pictured is Harmala Gupta, Founder President of CanSupport, receiving the award of Public Health Champion from the Country Representative of WHO India at the ceremony on World Health Day, 7 April, in New Delhi.

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New and Renewing Members' List

Read the list of individuals who joined/renewed their membership with IAHPC during the past month.

Membership renewals
Name Country
Fariba Nadimi Australia
Clara Ines Duran ROjas Colombia
Gabriela Sarmiento Brecher Colombia
Ta Bi Djo Frederic Cote-d'Ivoire
Naveen Salins India
Sanjay Dhiraaj India
Varghese Abraham India
Richard Lim Malaysia
Ismail Enjie Fakhr El-din Mexico
Luz Adriana Templos Esteban Mexico
Busi Nkosi South Africa
Marisa Martin Rosello Spain
New members
Name Country
Anil Tandon Australia
Mary McDonald Australia
Bhargav Trivedi India
Divyesh Kumar India
Pallium India India
Saurabh Joshi India
Satoshi Jujo Japan
Mary Yata Senegal
Alexandru Dicker Sweden
Agron Ismaili USA
Lorraine Thayer USA
Wilfred Gurupira Zimbabwe
See the full list of IAHPC members

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