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  • Thu, July 29, 2021 9:36 PM | Rose Valcin (Administrator)

    HANA of Florida 2021 Leadership Retreat begins on Friday, June 25, 2021 at Cape Canaveral, Florida with over 30 members of the Leadership Team gathered to discuss the strategic budget of 2021-2022 for the approval of the Board. This year’s theme for the retreat under the leadership of Mme. President Rose Valcin, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC is “Moving from Resiliency and Soaring into Greater Heights” is quite fitting to begin the retreat. Members were welcomed and greeted with an ice breaker, by Mme President Valcin, the Executive Board, and Mme Chair of Hospitality Youseline Bazile, BSN, RN, Hospitality Team followed by the outstanding presentation entitled: “How to Unlock your Potential? by Odiane H. Medacier, PhD, APRN, FNP-C. Special Thanks to our sponsors: Arcadicia Medical Center, BES Distribution of America & AMHE.

  • Thu, July 29, 2021 9:29 PM | Rose Valcin (Administrator)

    On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, HANA of Florida received a Proclamation recognizing Nurses from Honorable Commissioner Dr. Barbara Sharief. Mme President Rose Valcin represented HANA very well. She was accompanied by Mme Secretary Katiana Blaise and Mme Chair of PR - Dr. Marie Etienne.

  • Thu, July 29, 2021 9:19 PM | Rose Valcin (Administrator)

    Press Release for Immediate Release

    Miami, Florida - Nurses Week Service was held on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Adonai Baptist Church in Miami, Florida where the Haitian American Nurses Association of Florida, Inc. (HANA) President Rose Valcin, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC and members joined hands to celebrate and honor nurses for their selfless, caring, compassion, and dedicated services to their patients, families, and communities amidst COVID-19 pandemic. The service was conducted by Rev. Dr. Mariot Valcin, Senior Pastor who shared some words of wisdom and powerful tribute to all nurses. There were representatives from other nursing association such as the Jamaican Nurses Association of Florida, Inc., Miami Chapter Black Nurses Association, Inc., the Indian Nurses Association of South Florida, Florida Nurses Association, South Region, and the Haitian Alliance Nurses Association International (HANA-I). It was a great event Indeed!

  • Mon, April 19, 2021 11:09 PM | Myrnelle Fleur-Aime (Administrator)

    Press Release for Immediate Release -

    The Legacy of HANA of Florida continues as the Outgoing 16th President - Pauline Louis-Magiste, MSNEd, APN, RN passed on the Florence Nightgale Lamp to the Incoming 17th President - Rose Valcin, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC at the 37th Annual Scholarship & Awards Gala on Saturday, April 17, 2021. The 37th Annual Scholarship Fundraising & Awards Hybrid Gala of the Haitian American Nurses Association of Florida, Inc. (HANA) was very memorable and successful with a limited number of guests - 70 attendees at the Biscayne Bay Marriott Hotel due to COVID-19 prevention CDC guidelines and social distancing by having the other attendees were live via Zoom. This year’s theme is HANA: Leading. Excelling and Innovating Beyond Limits. Eighteen (18) Scholarships were awarded to nursing students from accredited schools from South Florida and in Haiti. The gala was memorable and historic because of Mme President Pauline Louis-Magiste, MSNEd, APN, RN and her Team/members led and served passionately in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic as she faced many challenges during her presidency such as Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas and Coronavirus COVID-19 global pandemic. Mrs. Louis-Magiste’s primary goal as the 16th President of HANA of Florida was to revamp the health educational programs via TV & Radio talk shows to educate and promote health. We are happy to report that she has met her goal by bringing back “Koze Sante with HANA” via radio on WSRF 1580 AM every Saturday morning at 11:00 am and TV show on Island TV Channel 578 on Tuesdays at 9:00 PM sponsored by The Miami Foundation, United Front, Moorehouse College of Medicine and Primary Care Medical Center as she serves as one of the new Co-Hosts addressing chronic diseases, COVID-19 prevention, education on vaccination, and mental health impact of COVID-19 on nurses and the community. Under her tutelage, HANA had its first Healthy Heart Walk & Wellness Fair in conjunction with heart disease awareness and prevention month addressing the importance of maintain healthy heart and disease prevention. HANA also sponsored and participated in the 2020 Mental Health Summit held in Haiti in collaboration with Rebati Sante Mental, Inc. Mrs. Louis-Magiste quickly adapt to technology using the Zoom platform to keep members and the community engaged in the midst of the pandemic. “I would like to reinforce and stress the importance of getting tested for COVID19, being vaccinated, and staying healthy physically and mentally to protect your health, family, and your community”, said President Louis-Magiste. Another important goal for her was to strengthen her relationship with HANA’s 11 Chapters through mutual respect, trust, and unity involvement as we embarked on the new journey with HANA International to maintain the legacy of this prestigious organization, and she has accomplished that goal and will continue to remain engaged in HANA-I.

    Mme President Louis-Magiste presented the 2021 Honorees and Award Recipients: Marjorie Lozama, MSNEd, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CDMS - HANA Wall of Fame for her tireless efforts and outstanding contribution to the nursing profession and maintaining HANA’s legacy. The 2021 Honorees are: Emmanuela Jean-Baptise, BSN, BS, RN - Recipient of the Beacon of Hope Award; Dr. Guerda Nicolas, Professor in the Educational and Psychological Studies department at University of Miami, School of Education and Human Development; Secretary General of the Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Association; and Co-Founder of Ayiti Community Trust - Recipient of HANA’s Humanitarian Award; Shalom Community Church Broward Campus - Faith in Action Award, Leonie Hermantin, JD

    Community Action Award;

    City of North Miami - Community Action. Special thanks and appreciation for the unwavering support and financial contribution received from Leonie Hermantin towards HANA’s Scholarship in Memory of the Beloved Mrs. Warda Scott Mehu, Former Dean of the School of Nursing in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Our special thanks also go to the Scott Family. HANA awarded the Rookie of the Year - Katiana Blaise, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CCRN, the 2021 Nurse of the Year - Myrnelle D. Fleur-Aime, MSN-APRN, FNP-BC and the Advisor of the year award given to Prinston Jean-Glaude, CEO and Co-Owner of Primary Medical Care Centers.

    Last but not least, the Board of Directors congratulated and honored the outgoing President 2019-2021 Pauline Louis-Magiste with a plaque and medal - the Unsung Hero & Outstanding Leader in In appreciation of her outstanding commitment, dedication and immeasurable contribution and service to the community & HANA in the midst of COVID-19 global pandemic.

    HANA welcomed the 2021-2023 Executive Board Members: Rose Valcin, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC, President, Katiana St. Thomas Azemar, MSNEd, RN - 1st Vice-President, Myrnelle D. Fleur-Aime, MSN-APRN, FNP-BC - 2nd Vice-President, Nimrode Toussaint, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC - Treasurer, Katiana Blaise, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CCRN, Nancy Henri, MSNEd, APRN, FNP - Assistant Treasurer, and Pepita Jean, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, BMTCN- Assistant Secretary who took their oath to office as they were sworn in by the The Honorable Judge Phoebee R. Francois, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of Florida. The gala was amazingly beautiful! Excellent entertainment provided by D.J. Francois. Special thanks to all the HANA Chapters who were in attendance to support as we celebrate 37 years of service excellence.

    Special thanks to all the outgoing Executive Board 2019-2021, HANA members, Advisors, all 11 HANA Chapters, the Masters of Ceremony Brother Jude Christophe Simeon & Dr. Odiane H. Medacier, Rev. Dr. Marion Valcin, Senior Pastor of Adonai Baptist Church, Miami, Florida for providing the invocation, Mr. Jeff Lozama, Advisor, HANA Supporters, Volunteers, Donors, Community & Media Leaders for your continued support!

    We appreciate and give thanks to our Gold Sponsors: Petion Law, Primary Medical Care Center, Miami Dade College, Lynn M.Hood, CEO of Principle Healthcare and Baptist Health. Our thanks go to the Silver Sponsors: St. Thomas University College of Science, Technology & Heath and Dr. Rudolph Moise - Comprehensive Medical Aesthetics.


    Click on the below link to view some images from the event.

    https://www.facebook.com/HANAofFlorida/posts/3963717840362320

  • Sun, September 27, 2020 11:11 PM | Myrnelle Fleur-Aime (Administrator)

    Introducing HANA’s BULLETIN, a Monthly Forum for our Members and our community.  This September Issue features Ovarian & Uterine Cancer Awareness, Trelegy Drug Spotlight and a Survivor’s Story. Please share with your friends and Colleagues. Each one teach one. Your health is our number one priority. Next issue, October 2020.    

    HANA 's BULLETIN SEPT 2020 ISSUE .pdf


    Regards,


    Education Committee

  • Thu, June 04, 2020 3:35 PM | Myrnelle Fleur-Aime (Administrator)

    Good afternoon Team HANA.  I am excited to announce that our HANA of Florida YouTube channel is up.  Please visit our YouTube channel, Like, Subscribe, and Share.  Turn on your notification to receive notification when new content is posted.  Do not forget to subscribe and share, share, share!

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFP5jKamoGT9kibZcys4puQ


  • Sun, May 17, 2020 10:57 PM | Pauline Louis-Magiste (Administrator)
    We were all saddened by the fact we had to cancel our 36th Annual Scholarship and Fundraising Gala due COVID-19. Thanks to technology and the generosity of our supporters and sponsors, this past Saturday we were able to conduct our first virtual Scholarship interviews with students from varies nursing schools in South Florida. The recipients will be awarded their scholarships on Saturday, May 23rd, 2020. 
  • Fri, May 15, 2020 12:03 PM | Myrnelle Fleur-Aime (Administrator)

    Breaking News!  In celebrating National Nurses Month, the Haitian American Nurses Association of Florida (HANA) cordially invites you to the “Celebration of 2020 Healthcare Heroes” where Haitian Artists,  Community Leaders, and Public Officials will pay Special Tribute to all Nurses & HANA. Join us at 8:00pm on Saturday, May 23, 2020 via Zoom & Facebook Live! The theme for this special occasion is HANA: Inspiring Hope, Enriching Lives, and Sharing Our Passion to Care”.

    Please join us for this joyous occasion.  We encourage HANA members who wish to participate via Zoom to please register to notify the Chair of Activity.  

    We look forward to celebrating with you.

    HANA Celebration of 2020 Healthcare Heroes


  • Wed, May 06, 2020 8:12 PM | Myrnelle Fleur-Aime (Administrator)


  • Fri, April 24, 2020 9:13 AM | Myrnelle Fleur-Aime (Administrator)

    Please join us this Saturday, April 25th at 6:00 PM via Facebook Live for Koze Sante with HANA. Topic of discussion: COVID-19: MENTAL HEALTH IMPACT.  https://www.facebook.comHANAofFlorida/


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