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Japanese Nursing Association makes generous donation to ICN Fund to Support Nurses and Nursing in Haiti

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Dr Setsuko Hisatsune, JNA President, with David Benton, ICN Chief Executive Officer

Members of the Japanese Nursing Association (JNA) contributed $US 160,000 to the fund established by ICN to assist with the long-term rebuilding of nursing in Haiti. Dr Setsuko Hisatsune, JNA President, presented the funds to David Benton, ICN Chief Executive Officer, during his visit to Tokyo in September 2010.  Funds also were donated by NNAs in Bermuda, Ghana, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, Macau, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania and Thailand and by many individuals. NNAs in Switzerland and Canada have been coordinating technical support for the reconstruction of the destroyed nursing school in Port au Prince and the strengthening of the Haitian Nurses Association (ANILH) respectively.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 October 2010 15:02