The Association is established to promote high quality standards of neonatal practice and care for the benefit of the global public.

In furtherance of the above purposes, the Association may:

  • Collect and disseminate information on all matters affecting the above purposes, and exchange such information with members and other bodies having similar purposes.
  • Arrange and provide for, or join in arranging and providing for, the holding of meetings, exhibitions, and conferences internationally face-to-face or through other media.
  • Provide leadership in neonatology by collaborating with relevant healthcare associations.
  • Foster the development of national associations.
  • Write and publish documents, as needed that support neonatal education, shape the research agenda related to practice education, and policy.