National Association of Nigerian Nurses in North America (NANNNA)

Nursing services:

The National Association of Nigerian Nurses in North America (NANNNA) is a united organization of all the Nigerian Nurses Associations and Nursing School Alumni in North America working to improve the health and quality of lives of Nigerians at home and abroad. NANNNA is an organization of nurses dedicated to promoting health in their community in North America and Nigeria. Recognizing volunteering as a catalyst for the enhancement of promoting health and socio economic status of the community, NANNNA nurses volunteer their time, money and expertise for health promotion in their community and conduct frequent nursing and medical mission to Nigeria. NANNNA is dedicated to promoting health, increasing health literacy and providing free health screening to Nigerian Community and the general public. NANNNA through her state chapters not only conduct community outreach programs in North America, but also in Nigeria. Since 2003, members of NANNNA chapters have travelled to Nigeria at their own expense to collaborate with leaders in nursing education and service as well as other stakeholders to provide education and community health services during their mission visits.
It is estimated that there are over 6,000 nurses of Nigerian origin in the Americas. Our goal is to pull everyone together to foster each other’s personal and professional development and to contribute to better health-care system in Nigeria. One of the core missions of NANNNA is to create opportunity for collaboration in the health-care community both locally and internationally to improve the Nursing profession and quality of health of American and Nigerian citizens.
NANNNA Missions have 3-Prongs:
1. Nursing Education – e.g. Faculty Collaboration, Skills Update and Professional Competency and Emphasis on Patient Satisfaction
2. Community Preventative services and Community Outreach
3. Establishment of a Nursing Libraries



Licensed health practitioners of all specialties are welcome to participate – certification and licenses are usually verified and submitted to Nigerian Ministry of Health before all missions. Previous experience is a plus but not required.

Cost:approximately $2500.00 - $5000.00 for a 1-2 week stay
Length:Minimum of 1 week
Faith based:No

Contact information

ContactDr. Grace Ogiehor-Enoma DHA, MSN, MPH, NE-BC, RN (Executive Director)
Address2195 Hoffman Avenue, Elmont, New York, 11003, US