The FiNAN will start introducing its board members.
Elma de Laza is a Registered Nurse(RN) in the Philippines, Finland, United Kingdom, Ireland and Australia. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Global Development and Management in Health Care at Laurea University of Applied Sciences in Finland. She has worked in Helsinki University Hospital (HUS) as an Operating Theatre Nurse and now currently working in Ireland as an Operating Room Theatre Nurse. She is a current member of the European Operating Room Nurses Association and International Association of Nurses in Palliative Care.
Elma is committed to increase awareness and education to Filipinos living in Finland on how to become a Registered Nurse.
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Filipino Nurses Association in Nordic is now a member of International Association of Nurses in Palliative Care which is based in the United Kingdom with Elaine Stevens as the Chairperson. Registered Members of FiNAN are automatic members of the association as well. Small steps are big steps indeed!
Leading Filipino Nurses Association in the
Nordic Region for highly-skilled and competitive Filipino Nurses
Empower and strengthen the global image of
Filipino Nurses as a source of nursing manpower and care in the Nordic Region
The following are the ten strategic goals of the group.
1. To contribute to the care of the environment and explore our roles in climate change
2. To be part in realising the role of
Internationally Educated Nurses in the attainment of Universal Health Coverage
in the Nordic Region.
3. To maintain a patient-centred Care.
4. To understand our responsibilities
towards Antimicrobial Resistance
5. To strengthen the competencies of Filipino
Nurses towards aging care.
6. To help encourage other migrants living in the region to take the National Vaccination Programme of the respective Nordic Countries.
7. To monitor that recruited Filipino Nurses
are well-integrated in the Nordic countries to help maintain the mental health
and well-being of the nurses.
8. To update with the latest evidence-based
research in nursing.
9. To cooperate with the national and
international authorities in realising the pressing problems of the global
10. To uphold the rights of Filipino Nurses by ensuring that recruitment agencies are following the WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel.
The Meaning of our Logo
The five-person vector symbolises the Nordic countries and the colours of the flag while the normal heart rhythm represents the life that the Filipino Nurses give to the healthcare system in the Nordic countries by rendering nursing care from the heart.