Once again, the gavel has been passed. I stand before you as the 17th President of the Philippine Nurses Association of America. Thirty three years ago, twenty three risk taking and visionary nurses, six later became presidents, representing five original state chapters: California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Michigan set aside individual desires to create one organization for Filipino American nurses. Continue reading
Victoria B. Navarro
President, Philippine Nurses Association of America
Special Features / Events
On behalf of the Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc., President Victoria Navarro, the Executive Board, Cabinet and Advisory Council, and all its members across America convey its deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the five nurses who have lost their lives in the tragic San Mateo Bridge limousine fire on Saturday, May 4th.
> Press Release (PDF)
SAVE THE DATE: May 3-4, 2013!
PNAA 13th South Central Regional Conference at Grand Hyatt, Tampa Bay. Hosted by PNA Tampa Bay, Inc.
PNAA invites you to attend the 34th Annual National Convention with the theme: Strategic, Synergistic, Social Action: Empowerment and Collaboration, July 24-28, 2013 at Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio.Read more
On April 15, watching the Boston marathon on television became a gripping experience as most of us saw the explosions on TV and the carnage that followed. As nurses, most of us have been exposed to trauma in one form or another.Read more
New York -- The Migrant Heritage Commission (MHC) lauds the bipartisan bill drafted by the "Gang of 8 Senators" citing
that the granting of a registered provisional immigrant status for those who have been in the US on or before December 31, 2012 is a big relief for the 12 million undocumented immigrants, one million of whom are Filipinos.
“Diaspora refers to the movement, migration or scattering of people away from an established or ancestral homeland. According to Kinsley Aikins, ‘diaspora’ means ‘people living and working away from their home country but still closely connected to their countries of origin, heritage or interest.’ The International Organization for Migration (IOM) defines it as “members of ethnic and national communities, who have left, but maintain links with their homeland.” - Source: Souvenir Program D2DRead more
Nominate your nurse colleague, peer, friend, mentor and/or leader for the 2013 PNAA Nursing Excellence Awards. Award recognition will be during the Gala night at our 34th Annual PNAA Convention, July 24–28, 2013, Renaissance Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio
> Call for Excellence Awards Nomination Form
> National Excellence Scoring Tool
Here’s a chance for you to start your own PNAA/ FCNA (Filipino Cancer Network of America) Initiative in your very own backyard.Read more
NEW YORK CITY: Filipino American nurse Menchu Sanchez has become the toast of the four million-strong ethnic Filipino community in the United States, after she was publicly commended by President Barack Obama for devising a plan to evacuate high-risk babies at the height of Hurricane Sandy.Read more