About Us

Neonatal nurses care for sick and small babies in their first month of life – the most vulnerable time in their lives.

This requires highly specialised and skilled care to ensure these precious babies grow up with the best possible quality of life.

Our Vision/Mission

NNASA is committed to equipping neonatal nurses with knowledge, skills and exposure to latest research, practice and national and international programmes. We also believe strongly in recognising, highlighting and rewarding nurses who are an example to us all through their devotion to care, excellence and service.

Reducing neonatal mortality is an essential part of the third Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), to end preventable child deaths. Between 1990 and 2017, the global NMR decreased by 51%  from 36·6 deaths per 1000 livebirths in 1990, to 18·0 deaths per 1000 livebirths  in 2017. Between 2018 and 2030, it is projected that 27·8 million children will […]

NNASA 2020

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