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IAHPC recognises members’ support

Author: IAHPC
27 September 2013

The International Association of Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) has designated October as Members’ Recognition Month.

IAHPC benefits every day from the hard work of our members who are devoted to the advancement of hospice and palliative care worldwide. Members exemplify a continuing commitment to patient care, improved education and favorable policies, consistent with our mission.

We are delighted to announce as we did last year, that the the International Association of Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) has designated October as Members’ Recognition Month in order to build awareness and understanding of the vital function that their members play in the advancement of IAHPC's mission as well as to formally acknowledge their support.

IAHPC will be giving a prize in the following two categories:

1. Recognizing Loyalty:
Goal: to maintain the loyalty of members by giving a prize among those individual and institution(s) who keep their memberships active.
Conditions:
The prize will be a Mini iPad™ 32GB Wi-Fi. Prize will be assigned through a raffle among the members that meet the eligibility criteria. 
Eligibility:
Open to current IAHPC members (individuals and institutions) in all countries of the world. Institutions may be represented by a single designated individual. Having been a member of IAHPC for at least 2 consecutive years by September 30th, 2013. IAHPC board members, staff, and their relatives are not eligible to participate.

2. Increasing Membership:
Goal: to increase the number of members by giving a prize to the current member who brings the highest number of new or renewed members until October 31 during this year (2013).
Conditions:
The prize will be a Mini iPad™ 32GB Wi-Fi (prize may vary every year). The current member who brings the highest number of new or renewed members will be the winner.
Eligibility:
Open to current IAHPC members (individuals and institutions) in all countries of the world. Institutions may be represented by a single designated individual Only registered participants will be eligible to participate. IAHPC staff members, relatives, directors, contractors and vendors are not eligible to participate.

Winners will be announced the week of November 17th, 2013.

Some of the IAHPC’s Membership Benefits to tell your friends and colleagues about include:

Unlimited access / downloads of full text articles from leading palliative care journals online including:

  • Journal of Palliative Medicine
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Progress in Palliative Care
  • International Journal of Palliative Nursing
  • Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy
  • And many more!

Unlimited access / downloads of palliative care tools and resources, such as the Palliative Care Reference Cards from the Institute of Palliative Medicine.

Support & participate in IAHPC’s global aims:

  • Ensuring Global Opioid Availability with the WHO, INCB, and other UN Organizations
  • Recognition of Pain Treatment as a Human Right with Human Rights Watch and other organizations
  • Implementing Essential Medicines and Essential Palliative Care Practices in every country
  • Participate in research projects

Eligibility for a travel grant to learn or teach

Remember to renew your membership if you haven’t already and be eligible to participate!! To renew, click on http://hospicecare.com/join-iahpc/

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