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Haitian American Nursing Organization & Allied of Palm Beach Hosts Multicultural Educational Health Fair

~ Inviting Medical and Other Healthcare Providers to Participate ~
May 24, 2014 | Glades Community Central High School, Belle Glade, FL

Louise Voltaire
Louise L. Voltaire, RN
Vice President, HANOA

West Palm Beach, FL — The Haitian American Nursing Organization & Allied (HANOA) of West Palm Beach is excited to announce that it will host a multicultural educational and health fair on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Glades Community Central High School in Belle Glade, Florida. Anticipating more than 1,000 health fair visitors, HANOA is putting out a call for medical and other healthcare professionals to volunteer. HANOA vice president and driver of the event, Louise Lorraine Voltaire RN stated, “On behalf of HANOA, I am inviting doctors, nurses, psychologists, nutritionists and other healthcare professionals to volunteer a few hours to share their expertise with people and give back to a community in need.”

During the free day-long event, medical and healthcare professionals will provide educational information about nutrition, diet & exercise, childhood obesity, HIV/AIDS, mental health and common chronic illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, respiratory disorders, depression, dementia, breast cancer and more. The fair will also offer complimentary health screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, BMI, and mammography.

WHO: Haitian American Nursing Organization & Allied (HANOA)
WHAT: Multicultural Educational Health Fair
WHEN: Saturday, May 24, 2014 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Glades Community Central High School
1001 SW Avenue M, Belle Glade, FL 33430
COST: FREE, and open to all!

About Haitian American Nursing Organization & Allied (HANOA)
The Haitian American Nursing Organization & Allied, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was established in 2010 to provide nurses the opportunity to unite as a group; to share and provide ideas of interest; and to become effectively involved with the issues and services relevant to the health and welfare of communities in Florida. HANOA fosters awareness and commitment to providing excellent nursing services. Additionally, the organization strives to increase the enrollment of Haitian nursing students through education and mentoring opportunities, as well as, creating community-networking opportunities for its members. HANOA goal is to provide scholarships for students enrolled in nursing schools in Florida and Haiti; and provide health education on High blood pressure, Diabetic management, Childhood Obesity, Immunization drives, Educational programs on HIV/AIDS, as well as other health concerns. For more details, visit www.thehanoa.org

Louise L. Voltaire
561 206 2258