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Sunday, 10th December 2017
APCA membership

“We believe that pushing the agenda for palliative care for communicable and non-communicable conditions requires an army of well informed and well intentioned women and men. APCA is therefore interested in developing a membership base that will see the revolution in palliative care for cancer, HIV and other conditions in our time. Be part of it’ – Dr Emmanuel Luyirika

WHY JOIN APCA MEMBERSHIP? 

Joining APCA means becoming part of a unique, dynamic community of palliative care professionals and supporters across Africa and all over the globe. A people committed to one cause: promoting palliative care for everyone who needs it on the continent. Membership offers unparalleled opportunities to contribute to the development of life-changing palliative care, and to receive support in your work and career from a wide range of experts and professionals.

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

There are two categories of APCA membership, you can click on the link below to register:

  1. Individual Membership
  2. Organizational Membership

Individual Membership:

This comprises of individuals across and outside Africa who share the aspirations of APCA and desire to engage, promote, train or advocate for palliative care. Individual members are allowed to contribute to discussions and the decision making processes in the association. They have full voting rights’ for the selection of APCA board members and may aspire for key positions within the association.

Organizations Membership

This category includes National, Regional and International organizations, associations, individual hospice and palliative care organizations plus any other entity that support or engage in Palliative care work and are committed to the development of palliative care. They also have full voting rights for the selection of APCA board members. The category also allows members to contribute to discussions and engage in the decision making process within the association.

Membership Benefits

ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS 

Access to a dynamic, growing community of palliative   care experts and supporters, offering solidarity, practical help and excellent networking opportunities    across and beyond Africa.

Access to a dynamic, growing community of palliative care experts and supporters, offering solidarity, practical help and excellent networking opportunities across and beyond Africa.

Voting rights for the selection of APCA’s Board of Governors, which takes place at the APCA conference every three years.

Voting rights for the selection of APCA’s Board of Governors, which takes place at the APCA conference every three years.

Eligibility to apply for bursaries to the APCA conference.

Eligibility to apply for bursaries to the APCA conference.

The APCA members newsletter.

The APCA members newsletter.

Access to an online members' area (being developed), with a Q&A chat room and databases of contacts, education courses, scholarships, support and country contacts.

Access to an online members' area (being developed), with a Q&A chat room and databases of contacts, education courses, scholarships , support and  country contacts.

Access to relevant palliative care journal articles

Access to relevant palliative care journal articles

APCA will make recommendations of registered organizations to its partners in the North

APCA will give special rates to fully registered members for  technical assistance

APCA will give special rates to fully registered members for  technical assistance

support for publication materials and tools to fully registered members

support for publications materials and tools to fully registered members

APCA will put into consideration joint grants for its fully registered members

APCA will put into consideration  joint grants for its fully registered member organizations

E-certificate of membership

E-certificate of membership

Joint research opportunities

Joint research opportunities

 

Linkages to African partners and health systems

 

Opportunity to showcase organization’s activities and events at an international level through APCA’s newsletter.

 

Use of the APCA logo to endorse certain APCA activities upon request.

 

Your organization’s name, profile will be included on APCA’s website as a member organization

 

 

NB: When an organisation joins APCA, all its staff automatically become members and are eligible to apply for bursaries; however there is only one board vote per organisation. If other staff would like to vote themselves, they must become individual members. If you join as an organisation, please ask individual staff to fill in the application form, and to notify us if they're leaving your organisation so we can keep our records updated.

HOW TO BECOME AN APCA MEMBER 

Individual Member

Please fill in our online membership application form here. Your application form will be reviewed by APCA’s operational staff who will make recommendations to the Executive Director for approval of membership. Membership becomes fully effective upon ratification by the Board of Directors. Thank you for showing interest in becoming an APCA member. For more information about APCA membership, please send email to members@africanpalliativecare.org

 Organisation Member

Please fill in our online membership application form here. Your application form will be reviewed by APCA’s operational staff who will make recommendations to the Executive Director for approval of membership. Membership becomes fully effective upon ratification by the Board of Directors. Thank you for showing interest in becoming an APCA member. For more information about APCA membership, please send email to members@africanpalliativecare.org