Individual: Developing Country



May include pathology professionals from a developing country in clinical, research or academic settings, professionals from corporations or other business organizations that manufacture, sell, or service digital pathology systems, or have a business-related activity involved with digital pathology who wish to further the objectives of the DPA. 


Annual membership is FREE for those from a developing country*. Membership is from January 1 - December 31 each year and must be applied for annually.


Use of DPA member benefits including the Member Community is required to maintain this complimentary membership.


*For a list of applicable countries, please click here. For the full 2024 World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP), click here. The report is produced by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), with inputs from the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and the five UN regional commissions. 


Note: Annual membership dues are FREE to current students and trainees. For more information, please click here.





Memberships at this level are accepted on a case-by-case basis based on an individual's geographic location, desire to be a part of the DPA community, interest in digital pathology and more. If interested in joining at this level, please follow the steps below to submit the request form. 


  1. Log into your DPA profile HERE. If you do not yet have a DPA profile, create one HERE.
  2. Once logged into your DPA profile, complete and submit the request form HERE


The DPA Membership Committee will review your request and provide a response as soon as possible.