The International Health Partnerships´ Association (IHPA) is a non-profit Non-Governmental Organization, an independent legal entity with its own Statutes, in the area of public health and health systems.
The International Health Partnerships´ Association (the IHPA) was established in 2013 – 2014 as a public non-profit Non-Governmental Organization with its own statutes which unites individuals who are dedicated to activities in the areas of health and well-being, public health and health systems. It is an independent legal entity with its seat in Sofia, Bulgaria and a broad scope of work in Europe and globally.
IHPA is governed by its General Assembly and Management Board. The General Assembly is the supreme body of the Association composed of all the Association members entitled to vote. The Management Board consists of three members elected by the General Assembly for three years; no one can be elected for more than three consecutive terms. It organizes and governs the activities of the Association and performs all the functions that are retained by the General Assembly.
The Association can have honorary members and an honorary President. Honorary members can be anyone who has made exceptional contributions to the main goals of the European Union and the World Health Organization, in line with Art.2 of the Statutes, and in particular to the development of disease prevention, health promotion and healthy lifestyles in Bulgaria and other countries.
Honorary President: Dr. Alexandre Berlin,
General Assembly: consists of all the Association members, entitled to vote.
The Management Board consists of 3 members, elected by the General Assembly with a mandate of 3 years, and which organises and governs the activities of the Association
Gabriela Haralanova, Chair
Scientific Advisory Committee:
Professor Richard Alderslade, Chair
Professor Ainna Fawcett-Henesy,
Professor Tatiana Ivanova,
Professor Vihra Milanova,
Assoc. Prof. Jasmina Mircheva.