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The National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations

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Advocate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

The National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations (NCEMNA) is a unified force advocating for equity and justice in nursing and health care for ethnic minority populations. Incorporated NCEMNA 1998, NCEMNA is a tax exempt (IRS 501 (c) (3)) non-profit professional organization. NCEMNA, Inc. is made up of five national ethnic nurse associations:

NCEMNA extends its gratitude to Florida State University as the Health Equity Summit 2023 Diamond Sponsor

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NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses® is a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing 


The National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) was organized in 1971 under the leadership of Dr. Lauranne Sams, former Dean and Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama.


AAPINA serves as the unified voice for Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) nurses around the world. AAPINA strives to positively affect the health and well-being of AAPIs and their ...


The Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) was formed in response to the growing need for concerted effort to address the issues and concerns of Filipino...

This collaboration gives voice to 350,000 minority nurses and to the lived health experience of a constituency marginalized from mainstream health delivery systems. Its goals include support for the development of a cadre of ethnic nurses reflecting the nation’s diversity; advocacy for culturally competent, accessible and affordable health care; promotion of the professional and educational advancement of ethnic nurses; education of consumers, health care professionals and policy makers on health issues of ethnic minority populations; development of ethnic minority nurse leaders in areas of health policy, practice, education and research; endorsement of best practice models of nursing practice, education, and research for minority populations.

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