The Philippine Nurses Association of Virginia, Inc. (PNAVA), is an organization who actively seeks opportunities for continued professional growth through education, research and advance clinical practice. We believe that a Filipino-American nurse has a unique cultural needs that must be met to ensure professional success in a diversified society while preserving cultural identity.We are involved in activities that promote health and wellness through community education. We are involved in legislative and public policies that have impact on the health care agenda.