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NAINA\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s FIRST JOURNAL!

NAINA’s FIRST EVER JOURNAL was published at our Fifth Biennial Education Conference to commemorate NAINA’s tenth anniversary.  Thank you to the Journal committee for their hard work.

Stroke Prevention Education initiative underway

NAINA's community education program has been initiated with a series of Stroke Prevention Education programmes by several chapters, including INA-NY and INA-CF, to provide vital education about this important health issue.

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NAINA partners with Chamberlain College

Bringing an additional benefit for our members, NAINA has entered into a partnership with Chamberlain College to bring high quality education to our nurses.  Visit Chamberlain College for more information.

Introducing the APN Task force: a new NAINA initiative

The new APN Task Force will serve as a platform for the increasing numbers of APNs to identify with fellow minority nurses while sharing their expertise and engaging in activities to enhance professional growth.

Welcome IANAM!

Nurses week in Maryland was kicked off by the very first meeting of the Indian American Nurses Assoication Of Maryland (IANAM), led by Alphonsa Rahman.  Welcome to the NAINA family, Maryland!

NAINA becomes permanent board member for Alliance

NAINA is a Permanent Board member of the Alliance for International Ethical Recruitment Practices. Sara Gabriel, NAINA President, who has been a major contributor since its inception, represents Indian Nurses in the US in this prestigious organization.

Welcome to Albany nurses!

Another new chapter to add to our NAINA family.  The Indian American Nurses Association of Albany held their inauguration ceremony on October 8, 2016.  We are so happy to have you on board.

New Chapter: Oklahoma

NAINA President, Sara Gabriel, met with Divya Joykutty (President) and other executive board members of the Indian Nurses Association of Oklahoma (INA-OK).  Congratulations and welcome!

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Past Events


Leadership from the inside out.  Come learn about your leadership potential.  September 16, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Hosted by GINA

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Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund.

NAINA and state chapters conducted a fundraising drive to help those affected by the earthquake in Nepal. NAINA and IANAleaders presented check to the Major Gifts Officer, Jennifer Alt, of the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago.

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NAINA’s Second National Leadership Conference

October 23 - 24th, 2015
Philadelphia, PA

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Theme: Leadership for Professional And Personal Excellence

Date: September 16, 2017

Place: Ashiana Banquet Hall, Atlanta, Georgia

Hosted by: Georgia Indian Nurses Association (GINA)

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Leadership Conference

Leadership Conference on November 8, 2014 at Tampa, Florida.Click below to download..

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Our First Journal! Call for Articles!

The NAINA Journal Committee invites quality articles based on our conference theme as well as other submissions which can include research, educational, short healthcare humor and poems. This is an opportunity for all NAINA members to share their knowledge, talents and writing. We encourage all writers out there to participate.

Deadline for submission is August 15, 2016.  Please email entry to Journal Committee at

All submissions received are subject to review by the Journal Committee for quality and suitability. The Journal Committee reserves the right to edit, publish or reject any submissions as deem necessary.

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NAINA 5th Biennial National Educational Convention
Theme: “Emerging Paradigms in Nursing and Healthcare: Technology, Evidence Based Practice, Inter-professional Collaboration and Diversity”

Place: The Waterford Conference Center, Elmhurst, IL 60126
Dates: October 21st – 22nd, 2016

Please see attached brochure for schedule of events and speakers.

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News & Events : NAINA\'s 4th Biennial Educational Convention

NAINA's 4th Biennial Educational Convention
July 31 to August 4, 2014
Theme: "Health, Wellness, and Innovations: Recent Advances in Education, Practice, and Research:


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Hotel Information for Conference

All registrants are expected to book the hotel directly. Mention the NAINA conference while booking for reduced rate of $99.00 per night. Do not send payments for accommodations to NAINA. Deadline for NAINA rate: September 21, 2016

Clarion Elmhurst
933 S. Riverside Dr.
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 279-0700




IANA-NJ 1, NAINA kick off with Donation to Philippines

IANA-NJ 1, NAINA kick off with Donation to Philippines for Typhoon Haiyan disaster March 25th, 2014: click below to see picture

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Check from NAINA was accepted by Philippine Red Cross

Check from NAINA was accepted by Philippine Red Cross on Feb 5, 2014: click below to see picture.

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