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.



NETWORKING: 

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.



EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES:

Discounted fees to educational programs with our Nursing College partners. VAGHAN will provide local quarterly continuing education for free.



LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: 

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.