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The Nigerian Society of Neonatal Medicine (NISONM) welcomes you to her web repository for neonatal information, news and event updates.
NISONM regroups a body of paediatricians who care for newborn babies and seek to improve the standard of Newborn care in Nigeria. Founded in 2008, by passionately committed Neonatal paediatricians whose focus and area of activity is newborn care at every level especially at the community.
We create awareness on maternal and newborn health status; identify factors within the communities and households that impact on newborn survival and disseminate such. Our activities are supported by our strategic initiative and operational plan .
The organisation has become well poised over the years as advocates, beacon of care and support, in partnership and linkage for the survival of every Nigerian baby. This commitment is reinforced during the Annual General & Scientific Meetings (AGSM).