Taking Paediatrics Abroad (TPA) is a registered charity enhancing care for children with complex medical problems by enabling the collaboration of Australian paediatric subspecialists with treating clinicians in low resource countries in the Asia-Pacific region. TPA also supports paediatric care in remote locations for Australian Aboriginal children.

Through case discussions, clinical education and supportive conversations, the care-giving capabilities of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals are boosted, helping to save lives & strengthen health systems.

The Council of International Neonatal Nurses (TM) or COINN is recognised as a global leader in neonatal nursing care and is committed to fostering excellence in neonatal nursing, promoting the development of neonatal nursing as a recognised global specialty, high standards of neonatal care, enhancing quality of care for neonates and their families, decreasing health disparities, and improving healthcare outcomes.

  • COINN has both individual and National Neonatal Nursing Associations members including the National Neonatal Association (NNA) of the United Kingdom, Australian College of Neonatal Nurses (ACNN), Neonatal Nurses College of Aotearoa (NNCA) and the Canadian Association of Neonatal Nurses (CANN), who work together to address common care and professional issues.
  • COINN hosts events/conferences in both developing and developed countries. 
  • COINN has a growing list of position statements relevant to care of newborns, neonatal nursing education and social statements such as family violence and ethical migration.