Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies

We are an international alliance united to end preventable newborn deaths in African hospitals

About usWatch a video about our mission

We support African governments to implement a package of care that includes affordable technologies, training for clinicians and biomedical technicians and locally-owned data to deliver high quality small and sick newborn care.

Through partnerships with facilities and governments we catalyze country-led change to:

2 babies in african hospital on CPAP machine

Deliver & Sustain Innovation

We test, qualify, and distribute a package of newborn health technologies for low-resource settings.

Women in purple sweater pointing at a phototherapy machine during a training.

Develop an Education Ecosystem

We foster education ecosystems and deliver clinical, and technical training to support newborn care.

Nurse in scrubs in Nigerian hospital, checking a babies vitals

Implement Evidence-based Care

We develop data systems to help countries reach newborn survival targets and sustain quality care.

Our progress in numbers


Newborn hospital admissions (per year)


Infant Births (National Average per year)


Medical Professionals & Students trained

We collaborate with governments to develop resources and integrate evidence-based solutions into local hospitals and national policies.

Our ResourcesThe NEST Alliance

We thank our funders for their commitment to our partnership that
transforms investment into stronger healthcare systems.


Our partners, who share our values and whose mission is complementary to ours, are essential to achieving SDG3.2 – and to it being sustained long-term.

Our partners include doctors, nurses, educators, researchers, engineers and entrepreneurs from diverse global and local stakeholder organizations, including multi- & bi-lateral organizations, NGOs, ministries of health, professional associations and the private sector.