Chief Nursing Officer or National Focal Point for Nursing

ANGUILLA

Alma Hughes
Senior Health Services Quality Officer
Government of Anguilla, Ministry of Health & Social Development

PO Box 60 The Valley AI-2640 Anguilla, West Indies
alma.hughes@gov.ai
(264) 497-3042/3930
(264) 235- 6834 
(264) 497- 5695 
www.gov.ai
 

 GRENADA

Nester Edwards
Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry Of Health And Social Security

Botanical Gardens, Tanteen, St. George’s
nesteredwards@yahoo.com
1-473-440-3485
1-473- 417-5184
1-473-440-4127
 

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Elnora Warner
Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health and the Environment

Red Cliffe Street St.  John’s, Antigua
elnora88@hotmail.com

268-462-5522/3

 
268-462-5003
 

GUATEMALA

Delia Verónica Pineda Santos De Orellana
National  Coordinator of Service Development in Nursing
Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance

9a. Avenida 14-65  Zona 1, Guatemala
unidadeenfemeria@hotmail.com
(502)24920608
(502) 41765055
(502)  24920608
 

ARGENTINA

Ana Maria Heredia
Chief Nursing Officer / Assistant of Ministry of Social Development
Ministry of Health

9 de Julio 1925, Piso 14
aheredia@desarrollosocial.gov.ar
54 11 43793922
54 11 1540293134
 
 

GUYANA

Tarramattie Barker
Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health

Lot 1 Brickdam Georgetown
tbarker@health.gov.gy
592-223-0700
 
 
 

BAHAMAS

Marcel Prisca Johnson
Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health

Meeting Street, PO Box N3729, Nassau, Bahamas
marceljohnson@bahamas.gov.bs
2425024735 / 2423233606

2423615407 / 2423763191

2423255421
www.bahamas.gov.bs

HAITI

Bois Dumornay Marie Irma
Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry of Public Health and Population

 
irmabois@yahoo.fr
+509 37612510
+509 34350060
 
www.mspp.gouv.ht

BARBADOS

Wendy Sealy
Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health

3rd Floor Frank Walcott Building Culloden Rd St., Michael, Barbados
wendy.sealy@health .gov.bb
246-467-9307/ 246-426-5700
 
 
 

HONDURAS

Dora Nelly Franco G.
Directora
Centro de Capacitación e Investigación de Enfermería (CCIE) / Secretaria de Salud de Honduras

 
nellyfranco@yahoo.com
+504 - 2236-6574
 
 
 

BELIZE

Augustina Joan Elijio
Deputy Director of Health Services & Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health Headquarters

East Block Building
aelijio@health.gov.bz
501-822-2325
501-628-6172
501-822-2055
www.health.gov.bz

JAMAICA

Marva Verona Lawson-Byfield
Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health

2 - 4 King Street, Kingston, Jamaica
byfieldm@moh.gov.jm
876-995-9737
876-540-9843 / 876-967-4766
876-922-9696
 

 BERMUDA

Gaylia Landry
Chief Nursing Officer
Department of Health

67 Victoria Street Hamilton HM11
gdhayward@gov.bm
441-278-6455
 
 
 

MEXICO

Juana Jiménez Sánchez
Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health

Homero 213 Piso 13, Col Chapultepec Morales, Zip code 11570, DF
jisaju@hotmail.com
20003410 / 20003411 / 20003412 
044 55 30 45 57 30
 
www.salud.gob.mx/unidades/cie/cms_cpe

BOLIVIA

Gladys Crespo
Profesional Técnico
Unidad de Redes de Servicios de Salud y Calidad del Ministerio de Salud

Calle capitán Ravelo N° 2199
crespo.gladys@gmail.com
2784315 / 2441479
67003905
2442032
www.sns.gob.bo

 MONTSERRAT

Desreen Silcott
Principal Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health and Social Services

C/O Ministry of Health, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat
silcottde@gov.ms
664 491 9746 / 664 496 2347
664 491 2835/6
664 491 6413 / 664 491 3131
 

BRAZIL

 
 
 
 
 
 

NICARAGUA

Jeanet Chavez 
Head  of Health Strategic Planning Unit
Ministry Of Health

 
enfermería@minsa.gob.ni
 
 
 
 

 CANADA

Barbara Foster

 
barbara.foster@hc-sc.gc.ca
 
 
 
 

PANAMA

Esmeralda Buchanam
Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health

 
facenf1@ancon.up.ac.pa
 
 
 
 

 CAYMAN ISLANDS

Hazel Brown
Chief Nursing Officer
Health Service Authority/ Ministry of Health

PO Box 915, The Cayman Islands, KY1 1103
hazel.brown@hsa.kycnocayman@gmail.com
345-244-2610 / 345-244-2617
345-949-2057
345-949-2998
www.hsa.ky

PARAGUAY

Dolly Emilse Osorio Leiva
Ministry of Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare

Pettirossi   esq. / Brasil - Asunción
emilseaviel@gmail.com
595  21  204 838 / 595  21  204 688
595 981 466 246
595  21  204 688
www.mspbs.gov.py

CHILE

Juan Vielmas Cerda
Jefe de Gabinete
Ministry of Health, Subsecretaría de Redes Asistenciales

541 Mac Iver, Piso 3, Santiago de Chile, Chile
jvielmas@minsal.cl
56 2 25740381
56-952280444
 
www.minsal.cl

PERU

 
 
 
 
 
 

COLOMBIA

Ligia Patricia Reyes Sarmiento
Dirección de Prestación de Servicios y Atención Primaria. Ministerio de Salud

 
lreyes@minsalud.gov.co
 (57) (1) 330 50 00 Ext. 1822
 
 
 

PUERTO RICO

Madelyn Del Toro Meléndez
Department of Health/ Secretariat of Medical and Nursing Services

PO Box 370061 Cayey Puerto Rico 00737
mdeltoro@salud.gov.prmdeltoro03@gmail.com
787- 765-2929  EXT. 3483
787-361-8295 / 787-567-7615
787-274-7826
www.salud.gov.pr

COSTA RICA

Alejandra Acuña Navarro
Chief of Strategic Planning Unity
Ministry of Health / Health Interventions

Edificio Norte Segundo Piso, Calle 16 Avenida 6 Y 8,  Distrito Hospital. Apartado Postal, San José 10123-1000
acunaenator@gmail.com
(506) 22 21 06 33
(506) 22 23 33 10
 
 

 SAINT LUCIA

Marylene Paul
Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health

Sir Stanislaus Building Waterfront
numpaul@gosl.gov.lc / nursepaul1404@hotmail.com
758-452-2301
758-285-1813
758-452-2301
 

CUBA

Idalmis Georgina Infante Ochoa
Ministry of Public Health

Calle 23 y N vedado, Municipio Plaza, Habana
Idalmis@infomed.sld.cu
8369439 / 8323382
52630896
 
www.enfermeria.sld.cu

 SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

Peggy P. Da Silva
Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry Of Health, Wellness and the Environment

1st Floor, Ministerial Building, Halifax Street, Kingstown
cnosvg@gmail.com
 784- 457-1831
 
784-457- 2684
 

 DOMINICA

Caesarina Ferrol
Principal Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health-Nursing Service Government Head Quarters Rosau

 
louisaferrol@gmail.comferrolc@dominica.gov.dm
767 - 275-4228 / 266-3260
 
767-448-6086
 

SURINAME

Carol M. de Baas
Acting Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health

 
carbasie40@hotmail.com
597-859-3411 / 597-477894 #233
 
597-424721
 

 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Silvia Iris Tejada Rosario
Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health

Héctor Homero Hernández street. Esquina Avda. Tiradentes, Santo Domingo
dinaenf@sespas.gov.dosilviatejada27@hotmail.com
809 541-3121 / 809 910-5978
809 683-3147
809 683-3147
www.sespas.gov.do

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Erica Phillip
Representative
Ministry of Health

Cor. Edward and Park Street, Port-or-Spain
epcno@yahoo.com
868-338-6630
 
 
 

ECUADOR

 
 
 
 
 
 

URUGUAY

Zoraida Fort
Div.Evaluación y Monitoreo del Personal de Salud (DEMPESA)
Ministry of Public Health

Av. 18 de julio 1892 - 1° piso Ofi. 104
zfort@msp.gub.uy
+598 24078461
 
 
 

EL SALVADOR

Josefina Concepcion Castaneda Torres
Chief Nursing Officer
Ministry of Health

Calle Arce # 827, San Salvador
castanedaconchy@gmail.com
22748703 / 22222048
76050834
2222-8578
www.salud.gob.sv

 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Susan Orsega, Rear Admiral Officer
United States Public Health Service (USPHS) / MSN, FNP-BC, FAANP / USPHS Chief Nurse
United States Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health 
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 
Division of Clinical Research
Collaborative Clinical Research Branch

5601 Fishers Lane  Room 4D49, Bethesda, MD 20852
sorsega@niaid.nih.gov
(301) 451-2484
(301) 768-6199
 
 

 GRAND TURK, TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS

Jackurlyn Sutton,  MPH, RN, RNM, PHN
Chief Nursing Officer/PHCM
Ministry of Health and Human Services

 
jsutton@gov.tcjpcampbellsutton@gmail.com
(649) 338-3057 
(649) 232-4781 
 
 

VENEZUELA