About BTF

The Binaytara Foundation (BTF) is a 501(c)3  non-profit established in 2007 by co-founders Dr. Binay Shah and Tara Shah, with the goal of promoting health and education in resource poor communities. We strive to innovate, education, and advocate to improve healthcare.

Our projects include:

BTF’s ACCES Program – A financial aid program for low-income cancer patients in Washington State with young children access childcare services during cancer treatments.

The International Conference on Advances in Hematology and Oncology (ICAHO) – A hematology/oncology conference designed to update healthcare providers in the Pacific Northwest of the latest updates and research in the field.

The Northwest Cancer Summit –  Educational seminars organized by the foundation for cancer patients and advocates in Whatcom and Skagit Counties in Washington.

India Hospice and Palliative Care Program – A program in partnership with the Indian Government to establish home hospice centers throughout Madhya Pradesh, India.

Hospice Partnership for Nepal – A program which local (Nepal) physicians can apply for support from the Binaytara Foundation in order to start and maintain hospice and palliative care programs throughout heavily populated areas in Nepal.