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WHO WE ARE

ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION


About Us

The San Diego Black Nurses Association, Inc. (SDBNA), one of ninety-five NBNA chapters, was organized in 1976 by six forward thinking nurses:  Eula May Banks, Maudesta George, Lottie Harris, Jewel Kelley, Dorothy Palmer Phillips and Betty Reliford.  Our target areas are diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer and influenza.

OUR VISION

The vision of San Diego Black Nurses Association (SDBNA) Inc. is to be the premier provider of Health Education and Health Promotion to achieve optimum health through a continuum of care for African Americans and other underserved population in the San Diego Community.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

Our Mission Statement: To decrease healthcare disparities through advocacy, education and health promotion.


MEETING INFORMATION

General Meeting
2nd Saturday of each month 10:00 am
Encanto Southern Baptist Church
6020 Akins Street, San Diego, CA 92114

OUR PURPOSE

  • To provide health education, prevention and advocacy
  • To sponsor and mentor nursing students
  • To recruit and maintain nurses into the organization
  • To encourage and assist nurses in seeking advanced degrees
  • To work in collaboration with other healthcare and community organizations to improve healthcare.

Our current Healthcare Focus is to decrease healthcare disparities in the following areas: diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer and influenza.