Press - August 1st, 2017

For Immediate Release
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Name: Dr. Millicent Gorham
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March 20, 2017
National Black Nurses Association Announces Commitment to World Health Resolution 

SILVER SPRING, MD, August 1, 2017, The National Black Nurses Association announces the passage of its resolution “Global Health: NBNA’s Commitment to World Health” at the Opening Ceremony of its 45th Annual Institute and Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. “The NBNA Ad Hoc Committee on Global Health developed the resolution to respond to the historic UN Summit of 2015 on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,”, stated Dr. Eric J. Williams, NBNA President. “This resolution brings the topics of global health and social justice to the forefront of the NBNA agenda. It provides our members and the nursing community with specific actions to protect and promote well-being throughout the world.”

NBNA has supported the FSIL School of Nursing in Haiti and helped to sponsor missions by NBNA members to Haiti and the Benin Republic. 
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The National Black Nurses Association's mission is to "represent and provide a forum for Black Nurses to advocate and implement strategies to ensure access to the highest quality of healthcare for persons of color".