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You are invited to join our Global Caring Community 

For over 40 years the International Association for Human Caring (IAHC) has provided a welcoming place for individuals from varied cultures, backgrounds, and professional disciplines to explore, discover, share knowledge and experiences related to Caring.  IAHC believes that Caring encompasses spiritual and human consciousness that connects and transforms. Our mission is to create positive Caring in healthcare, and beyond.

Belonging to IAHC will provide opportunities for you to:

Benefits for IAHC membership

The International Association of Human Caring (IAHC) invites you to become a member of our global community to explore, discover, share about the concept of caring. IAHC believes caring encompasses spiritual and human consciousness that connects and transforms. Our mission is to create caring in healthcare and communities. Becoming a member will help you network as you contribute to enhance that caring in healthcare and our communities around the globe. Becoming a member provides access to resources not available anywhere else.  Details of membership benefits are listed below.

    • Free access to the International Journal of Human Caring
    • Reduced membership fees
    • Reduced conference fees
    • Free access to IAHC recordings
      • Journal club sessions
      • Caring Conversations
      • Conversations with Theorists
    • Access to applications of all scholarships on the IAHC website. Scholarships and awards are for attending the IAHC conference and support to conduct research in caring science.
    • Access to list of members for greater networking opportunities
      • Members are listed by country to maximize international collaborations
      • Members are from multiple disciplines to examine caring transdisciplinary
    • Network with scholars and content experts from around the globe
    • Opportunities to serve
      • On any of the committees
      • On the Board
    • Personal development
      • Renew your spirit
      • Develop lasting relationships
      • Present your research at our annual conference
      • Submit for publication within our journal that is specialized in the topic of caring
      • Develop your own expertise and scholarly work within our community of caring

For additional questions on memberships, feel free to contact the Chair of the Membership committee, or anyone on our Board listed in the Leadership section of this webpage.

    We invite you to Join Us.

    Your presence and contributions will be valued and appreciated.

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    We accept online Credit Card Payments, or you can mail your payment in US Funds

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    Membership Levels

    Regular Individual Membership - 1 Year - $150.00 (USD)

    Retiree Annual Membership - 1 Yr. - $75.00 (USD) 

    Student Membership - 1 Yr - $75.00 (USD)

    Low Resource Country Regular Memberships 

    One Year Reduced pricing is available to Residents of Low Resource Countries based on the World Bank Middle and Low income status categories. Please check the World Bank website to determine individual country status to determine eligibility. 

    Low Resource Country Regular Individual Membership - $60.00 (USD)

    Low Resource Country Retiree Membership - $30.00 (USD)

    Low Resource Country Student Membership - $30.00 (USD)

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    IAHC collaborates with the following organizations

    Anne Boykin Institute        Watson Caring Science Institute


    Address: P.O. Box 211, Westwood, MA 02090


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