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And that's a Wrap! First Ever World Cafe Convention is a Success. 

With only a few months of preparation, Philippine Nurses Association UK World Cafe Convention 2020 was a massive success!

   A convention created to deliver insightful topics to the rest of our nursing colleagues across the world free of charge. With more than 250 attendees from the UK, USA, Middle East, Southeast Asia and other parts of the world, we have delivered our purpose.

   Shoutout to our Poster Presenters, Mr. Leo Almerol and Mr. Aldons Chua.

   Thank you to our speakers, Mr. Howard Catton, CEO of the ICN for talking about our theme “Nursing the World to Health”, Mr. Peter Calixto, Advisory Member of PNA America for inspiring us with your speech, Ms. Yvonne Coghill, RCN Deputy President for always raising the equality standard in the workplace, Dr. Eric Tenda for the Advancing Healthcare Nursing Research topic and his high regard to nurse researchers, Ms. Fregillana for sharing her experiences in Covid-19, Mr. Oliver Soriano, our PNAUK Chairman for the Nursing in Global Healthcare Landscape and Mr. Dennis Ibones Singson, Vice Chair for summarising the event.

   To our hosts Christine, Marthe and JC, Malcolm Conlan and the great technical team of Manong George Bermudez and Rogie Delos Santos, our PNAUK Secretary Riza Mae Stan for reaching out to our sponsors, and of course, the Programme Director, the brain child of this activity, our Research Expert, Ms. Cielito Caneja.

   We are also grateful to the Royal College of Nursing for accrediting 5 CPD units, to our major sponsors, BCRemit, Metro Remittance UK Ltd, HASCS (Health & Social Care Services Ltd), Comfort Healthcare, Filipino Unite, Spoon & Rice Boxpark Wembley, I-Visa, Pusong Pinoy with Malcolm Conlan, Comfort Remit, Filipino UK Nurses

    This event will not be possible without all of you!

   To the Founding Father Michael Duque, we are very grateful for establishing PNAUK way back 2003 and for supporting us in every way!

    Let us nurse the world to health and see you in the next World Cafe Convention of 2021!


Sincerely yours,


"more than 250 attendees from the UK, USA, Middle East, Southeast Asia and other parts of the world"

"This event will not be possible without all of you!"


Jan Arriola
Interim Finance Officer

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