NABI is a National Association of Professionals involved in Burn Care in India. It is registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860 (Registration No. S/23788, dated 18th January 1993). It aims to promote dissemination of knowledge of Burns Management and Prevention amongst general surgeons, plastic surgeons, paramedical personnel and members of the medical profession in general.
It was established in 1993 with a handful of dedicated burn surgeons and burn care providers. NABI has grown in leaps and bounds and boasts of nearly 1200 Life-Members today.
It welcomes professionals who are associated with any aspect of providing comprehensive burn care. Membership is open to individuals belonging to the categories of Physicians, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Nutritionists, Burn dressers, Occupational therapists, Dieticians, Social workers, Fire personnel etc are all eligible to become Life-Members of NABI.
Annual Conferences of NABI (NABICONís) are being held consecutively for past 22 years. They are the epitome of culmination of an excellent academic feast and social extravaganza. They provide a platform to its members to present their work, exchange knowledge, review the basics and discuss the recent advances in burn care as well. Mid-Term CME programmes are also organized each year under the aegis of NABI. A large number of reputed International Burns Faculty has actively participated in these meetings in the past decade.