The Nigeria Association of Nephrology (NAN) is the professional body of Renal and Urinary related practitioners in Nigeria. The association seeks to disseminate knowledge of the kidney and the uro-genital tract structure and function, ensure the prevention and treatment of its disorders and  encourages and motivates all workers in this discipline.

The Association's objectives are:-

1.    To promote, advance and disseminate knowledge of kidney and urino-genital tract structure, function and disease
2.    To seek means for the prevention and treatment of kidney and urino-genital tract disorders, including the enactment of enabling governmental legislation
3.    To encourage all workers in this discipline and to foster friendship and co-operation among them both nationally and internationally
4.    To seek the interest of all who suffer from renal and urino-genital disease in Nigeria.