Siben is a Non-Profit Foundation ("Not For Profit") and Public Charity ("Public Charity") registered in the United States, under the Federal, Tax and Legal regulations of that country. Until the creation of SIBEN, Latin America lacked a Society dedicated to the collaboration in medicine and neonatal nursing among the countries of the region. The utility of this Society focused on Neonatology has been and is to collaborate to facilitate communication, the dissemination of knowledge and the advancement of professionals who contribute to the well-being of newborns and their families in this region of the world.