The Alliance of Young Nurse Leaders and Advocates International, Inc. (AYNLA) is a non-profit professional organization of nurse advocates working on the achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals, access to Universal Health Care and protection of nurses' rights and welfare. AYNLA was founded in 2009 and was registered in 2010 at the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission with registration no. CN201009281 and TIN 007-794-285.
AYNLA is also a registered young professional organization of the National Youth Commission, an international member of the World Health Organization Global Health Workforce Alliance and an appointed Health Committee Chair of the National Anti-Poverty Commission, Youth & Students under the Office of the President.
AYNLA became a forefront organization for young nurses and other health professionals that forge health as a basic human right but maintaining its dynamic and cool character thus earning its trust among many nurses.
AYNLA International envisions itself as the forefront international professional organization for young leaders in nursing and healthcare advocating the achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals through holistic nursing leadership & advance practice, health advocacy, youth empowerment and nation-building.
AYNLA's International Service Motto is "I LEAD TO SERVE" reflecting the organization's core values:
I - nnovation
L - eadership
E - xcellence
A - dvocacy
D - edication
S - ervice to Humanity
With this vision, AYNLA International shall uphold its mission to:
• Attain optimal level of professional nursing standards through Holistic Nursing Leadership;
• Work for the welfare of its members both nationally and internationally and increase the awareness of the global public on the causes of nurses and its members through innovative approaches;
• Assist nurses in employment and guidance in their new practice of the profession;
• Discover potential artistic talents, skills and the like of its members and provide avenues for such to be showcased properly;
• Strengthen internal capacities and capabilities for better quality health care services provided by all AYNLA members in all member countries;
• Respond to the changing health needs of the global society through advocacy and activism;
• Conduct seminars, summits, conferences and research studies that will generate more knowledge, discover new technologies and methodologies and advance existing scientific know-how in the nursing profession and in the field of youth & social development, leadership and management;
• Empower young nurses, student nurses and members of the allied health care professions through their active participation in activities of nation-building, youth empowerment and global partnerships & exchanges;
• Mobilize members internationally to continuously impact the organization making it more sustainable and independent in all aspects especially on its finances;
• Help achieve the 8 Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations, its other causes and other global humanitarian movements; and
• Establish strong linkages with government, non-government, local, national and international agencies in the attainment and furtherance of its organizational goals.