Global Summit and International Nursing Conference Highlights Filipino Nurses’ Contribution to Healthcare Equity, Collaboration, and Advocacy and Shape the Future of Nursing

Global Summit and International Nursing Conference Highlights Filipino Nurses' Contribution to Healthcare Equity, Collaboration, and Advocacy and Shape the Future of Nursing

Cielito Matias-Schwartz, PNAH President

The Global Summit V hosted by the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) on January 25th, 2024 held in Iloilo, Philippines brought together Filipino nurses from around the world to spotlight their significant contributions to advancing global health. The summit centered on themes of equity, collaboration, and advocacy, emphasizing the vital role Filipino nurses play in healthcare systems worldwide. Through enlightening presentations and engaging panel discussions, subject matter experts shared strategies to promote equity in healthcare delivery, foster collaboration among healthcare professionals, and advocate for policies that support nursing excellence. The summit served as a platform to showcase the invaluable contributions of Filipino nurses and their commitment to driving positive change in healthcare on a global scale.

PNAH delegates pose during the Global Summit with Ms. Mindy Ofiana and Dr. Leticia Hermosa

International themed Networking Night, PNAH appropriately representing.
(L-R) Emilyn Ramones, Violeta Arnobit, Cielito Matias-Schwartz, Lisa Yokoyama, Mater Alcubilla, and Catherine Hopf

The international nursing conference held on January 26th, 2024 was a beacon of empowerment and inspiration for attendees. With a focus on equipping participants with valuable knowledge and insights, the conference aimed to elevate the quality of nursing practice and shape the future of the profession. Through presentations, engaging discussions, attendees gained the tools and inspiration needed to drive positive change and innovation in nursing, ensuring a brighter future for healthcare worldwide.

Emilyn Ramones, Lisa Yokoyama, and Cielito Matias-Schwartz rubbing elbows with national leadership at the Nursing Conference