• To promote health and minimize the impact of disease in Africa directly and indirectly by creating partnerships and projects that would enable the realization of these outcomes.

  • To impact healthcare in Africa by influencing regional policy development through advocacy 

  • To have direct clinical and non-clinical  interventions that interrupt communicable disease pathways in high risk areas in Africa.

  • To promote nursing as a profession at the forefront of healthcare delivery.



  • A continent in which healthcare awareness and access to care has become a thing of the past. A future in which preventive care, diagnoses and treatment of diseases, and the role of nursing and other medical professions are advanced to meet up to the needs of the continent's rapidly growing population.


  • Integrity, Service, Accountability and Compassion.


Schematic illustration of how the IOAN operates