Welcome to IHAN! The International Health Awareness Network (IHAN) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, non-governmental organization in consultative status with Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and Department of Public Information (DPI) of the United Nations. IHAN was conceived at the “End of the Decade Women’s Conference” in Nairobi, Kenya, during the United Nations’ Third World Conference on Women in 1987. IHAN has advisory council members in Jordan, Kenya, India, Switzerland, Turkey, Pakistan, USA, Australia, Bangladesh, South Africa, China, Egypt, Niger, England, Iran and Japan. Read more.
IHAN hosted 3 parallel events for CSW 56 in February 28 – March 9, 2012.
On Friday, December 9th, at 11:00am, we participated in our third radio talk show commemerating International Human Right’s Day. You can participate by calling 760-283-0850 or through skype “AfricanViews.”
On Saturday, December 3rd, Dr. Roshan was broadcasted on African Views radio talk show titled, “AHD: Pros and Cons of C-section versus Natural Birth.” Click here to listen.
On Friday, December 2nd at 11:00am – 12:00pm, Dr. Sorosh Roshan (president of IHAN) was broadcasted on African Views radio talk show speaking on “Youth As Agents of Change: Girls and Boys Combatting Violence Against Women” along with a vibrant panel of youth speakers.Click here to listen.
On Monday, November 14th, 2011, Dr. Sorosh Roshan spoke on a panel to a full auditorium held by the Light Millennium on Millennium Developmental Goal 3 at Stevens Institute of Technology alongside Ambassador Kohona and other esteemed colleagues. The evening was entitled: ”Gender Equality and Empowering Women: Minority Rights and Discrimination.”
The 64th Annual Department of Public Information/ Non-Governmental Organization Conference took place in Bonn, Germany from 3-5 September 2011. This year’s theme was “Sustainable Societies: Responsive Citizens.”