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International Health Council

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Aging
  • Agriculture
  • Culture
  • Development
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Habitat
  • Water
  • Women
  • Youth

  • Social Development:
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Youth

  • Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Health
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
  • Geographic scope: International
    Country of activity:
  • China
  • United States of America
  • Canada
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Develop global partnership for development
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 2011
    Organizational structure: i. Duties of the Chairman: The Chairman of the Board shall have such powers and duties as may from time to time be assigned to the Chairman by the Board of Directors and shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors. ii. Duties of the President: Subject to supervisory powers as may be given by the Board of Directors to the Chairman of the Board, the President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. He shall preside at all meetings of Members of the Corporation and of the Board. He shall have the general and active management, supervision, direction and control of the business and affairs of the Corporation. He shall see that all orders and resolutions of the Board are carried into effect. The President shall have such other authority and duties as are usually vested in the office of the President and as from time to time may be prescribed by the Board and this By-law. iii. Duties of the President-Elect: The President-Elect shall assist the President in any official duties and shall perform such other duties as the Board of Directors may assign. iv. In the absence of the President and President-Elect, the duties and function of the President shall devolve upon the Past-President. v. Duties of the Secretary: The Secretary shall attend all sessions of the Board and all meetings of the Members and act as clerk thereof and record all votes and minutes of all proceedings in the books to be kept for that purpose. He shall give or cause to be given notice of all meetings of the Members and of the Board, and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board or the President, under whose supervision he shall be. He shall be custodian of the records (other than financial) and of the seal of the Corporation, which he shall deliver only when authorized by a resolution of the Board to do so and to such person or persons as may be named in the resolution. vi. Duties of the Treasurer: The Treasurer shall have custody of the corporate funds and securities and shall keep full and accurate accounts of receipts and disbursements in books belonging to the Corporation and shall deposit all moneys and other valuable effects in the name and to the credit of the Corporation and in such depositories as may be designated by the Board from time to time. He shall disburse the funds of the Corporation as may be ordered by the Board, taking proper vouchers for such disbursements and shall render to the President and Directors at the regular meeting of the Board, or whenever they may require it, an account of all his transactions as Treasurer and of the financial position of the Corporation. He shall also perform such other duties as may from time to time be determined by the Board. vii. Duties of Other Officers: The duties of other Officers shall be as may be prescribed by the Board from time to time.
    Number and type of members: (a) 5 Full Members (i) Full membership shall be available to evaluation societies, associations and networks recognized by the IHC, that are interested in furthering the objectives of the IHC and that otherwise meet any criteria for Full membership established by the Board of Directors. (ii) Each Full member shall notify the Secretary of the IHC within thirty (30) days of becoming a Full member regarding the name and contact particulars of its delegate who will attend meetings of the members of the IHC on its behalf. Each Full member shall be responsible for notifying the Secretary of the IHC of any change in its delegate. (ii) Each Full member is entitled to receive notice of, attend and vote at all meetings of members and each Full member shall be entitled to one (1) vote per Full member. (b) 10 Associate Members (i) Associate membership shall be available to evaluation groups that are interested in furthering the objectives of the IHC, that are in the process of becoming societies, associations or networks and that otherwise meet any criteria for Associate membership established by the Board of Directors. (ii) Each Associate member shall notify the Secretary of the IHC within thirty (30) days of becoming an Associate member regarding the name and contact particulars of its representative for notice purposes. Each Associate member shall be responsible for notifying the Secretary of the IHC of any change in its representative. (ii) Associate members are not entitled to receive notice of, attend or vote at any meeting of the members; provided that the Board of Directors may extend an invitation to Associate members to attend a members' meeting for information purposes. (c) 2 Institutional Partner Members (i) Institutional Partner membership shall be available to bodies not otherwise meeting the criteria for Full or Associate membership, including international organizations, governments and foundations that support the mission and objectives of the IHC and meet any other criteria for Institutional Partner membership established by the Board of Directors. (ii) Each Institutional Partner shall notify the Secretary of the IHC within thirty (30) days of becoming an Institutional partner member regarding the name and contact particulars of its representative for notice purposes. Each Institutional partner member shall be responsible for notifying the Secretary of the IHC of any change in its representative. (ii) Institutional Partner members are not entitled to receive notice of, attend or vote at any meeting of the members; provided that the Board of Directors may extend an invitation to such members to attend a members' meeting for information purposes. (d) 2 Affiliated Group Members: (ii) Affiliated Group membership shall be available to sub-regional or sub-national evaluation associations, societies or networks that are not eligible for full membership in the IHC and who are otherwise interested in being associated with the IHC and that otherwise meet any criteria for Affiliated Group membership established by the Board of Directors. (ii) Each Affiliated Group member shall notify the Secretary of the IHC within thirty (30) days of becoming an Affiliated Group member regarding the name and contact particulars of its representative for notice purposes. Each Affiliated Group member shall be responsible for notifying the Secretary of the IHC of any change in its representative. (ii) Affiliated Group members are not entitled to receive notice of, attend or vote at any meeting of the members; provided that the Board of Directors may extend an invitation to Affiliated Group members to attend a members' meeting for information purposes.
    Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Fees for providing consulting or research services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
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