The Bangladesh Neonatal Forum (BNF) is a professional body of Neonatologist & Pediatricians, established in 1998 which has long been providing continuous efforts for quality improvement in newborn health services and research in Bangladesh. Founder President of BNF was Professor Nazmun Nahar with Professor MAK Azad Chowdhury as Secretary General.
BNF have been working with the Government of Bangladesh in the policy making issues of Neonatal Health eg. HBB, ETAT, EPI, IMCI, IYCF, CNCP etc. BNF was also actively involved in the development of National Neonatal Health Strategy in Bangladesh. BNF also been working with NGOs like Save the Children, WHO, UNICEF, Icddr,b,, USAID, alive & thrive etc. BNF is involved in formulating curriculum/ brochures/training materials for effective Newborn care for different levels of Health Service Providers.