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Urgent Funds to Fight COVID 19 and Hunger in Guatemala

[Solicitud en español abajo] Your donations will go towards assembling packs of immediate necessities and facilitating rapid distribution to over 500 families in several struggling communities in Guatemala. Each pack will contain staple foods, COVID 19 preventative...

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Disaster Relief in Bahamas

Disaster Relief in Bahamas

Six nurses, members of NYSNA and Dr. Michael Touger just returned from the Bahamas after four days of Medical Mission at the Great Abaco Island. Hurricane Dorian first hit the Abaco Islands as a Category 5 storm with 185 mph winds. That ties it for the strongest...

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Mexican Border Medical Mission-October, 2019

Mexican Border Medical Mission-October, 2019

In October A team of 7 nurses members of NYSNA and one doctor concerned about the migrants' health, traveled to the border cities of Reynosa and Matamoros, to provide free medical assistance to 275 patients from different parts of the world, waiting in Mexico for a...

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Join FAHWA Today!

Join FAHWA Today!

Anyone who adhere's to the mission of the Fostering Aide thru Health Workers Alliance. (FAHWA) may join the association. Whether you are born in the U.S. or the Philippines, or whether you consider yourself a Filipino or not, but you adhere to FAHWA's mission you...

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My First Medical Mission

By Dora Acevedo, RN, NP I went to the Philippines because I have always wanted to do a medical mission and this was the opportunity I was given to help. I traveled with a total of 17 people including myself: 10 NYSNA members & 1 staff, 1 respiratory therapist( a...

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Reporting Back from Philippines Medical Mission

Reporting Back from Philippines Medical Mission

By Maria Sol Del Castillo, RN, Alpha Acapulco, RN, MSN, & Heather McCartney, RN We are so blessed we're able to join NYSNA’s (New York State Nurses Association) delegation to the medical mission to the Philippines. This is our first time to join NYSNA medical...

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