1. Continually upgrading the practice of paediatrics and maintaining the highest levels of professionalism and ethical standards through education and training;
  2. Promoting child health rights and services through education, research and advocacy as well as through the provision of accessible, efficient, affordable, comprehensive health services;
  3. Strengthening communication between association members and strengthening their skills in leadership, management, good practice while playing a pivotal role in the development and implementation of approaches aimed at improvement of child healthcare;
  4. Strengthening partnerships with other international professional organizations, national associations and the private sector to achieve set objectives in recognition of the importance of collaborative efforts to advance child health; and,
  5. Emphasizing the importance of achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2015 and accelerating efforts in the area of child health to achieve particularly child related millennium targets.