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Who We Are: The Guyana Nurses Association

 The Guyana Nurses Association (GNA) is a non- governmental, not-for-profit organization which was established in 1928 and registered in 1930 as a professional association under the Friendly Societies Act.

The Association was first named the British Guiana Nurses Association but was later changed to the Guyana Nurses Association after independence from Britain.

The Association has three active branches in East Berbice, Linden and West Demerara.  

The Association is governed by an Executive Committee comprising a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary/ Treasurer, five (5) Committee members, a Public Relations Officer and two (2) Trustees.

 Elections are held biennially at the Annual General Meeting of the Association.


The Association is affiliated to the following
(a) The International Council of Nurses
(b) The Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation.
(c) The Caribbean Nurses Organization
(d) The Association of Guyanese Nurses and Allied Professionals in the UK.
(e)     The Guyana Nurses of America Inc.
       The Motto of the      association is:
             'Lifting as we climb'