Benefits of being a member
Just a peek at how your membership makes a difference
PRIVILEGE OF REPRESENTATION:
Your membership makes you a VAGHAN along with the large number of Ghanaian American nurses in the United States. Furthermore, you are represented in various professional organizations, government agencies, community groups and other partnerships.
Opportunities for networking with experts in your own field of specialty when participating in our professional activities at the community, local, state national and international level.
Discounted fees to educational programs with our Nursing College partners. VAGHAN will provide local quarterly continuing education for free.
VAGHAN offers various opportunities to develop your leadership skills.
GIVING BACK TO GHANA:
Opportunity to participate in health care missions sponsored by VAGHAN and Ghana Nursing & Health Center to share expertise with our counterparts in Ghana.
COMMITMENT TO GHANAIAN AMERICAN NURSES:
We advocate for issues affecting Ghanaian American nurses in the workplace.
COLLABORATION WITH OTHER PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:
To advance causes of Ghanaian American nurses and to support issues of common interest.
COMMITMENT TO OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY:
We participate in local health fairs, Ghanaian community events, volunteer at Church, local homeless shelters and other events as requested.