The Belgian Association of Hospitals is a non-profit association under the Act of 27 June 1921.

The purpose of the association is to contribute to the development and promotion of hospital science and, in particular, to the study of internal and external management and organisational problems in health care institutions.

It may perform all tasks directly or indirectly corresponding to its purpose, among other things, by distributing publications, organising study days, conferences.

It may represent its members in all groupings and (or) public and (or) private bodies, related to hospital matters, medico-social matters and health matters.