Phase 2 Articles

Mission to revolutionize newborn care in sub-Saharan Africa

Mission to revolutionize newborn care in sub-Saharan Africa

The Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies (NEST360) international alliance has launched Phase 2 of its groundbreaking mission to reduce newborn mortality in sub-Saharan Africa with $65 million in funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), The ELMA Foundation, and generous individual contributions.

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Announcing 5 more years: NEST360 Phase 2

Announcing 5 more years: NEST360 Phase 2

On Tuesday, January 23, 2024, the NEST360 alliance gathered at Rice University in Houston, Texas, to officially announce a $65 million commitment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, The ELMA Foundation, and generous...

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Reducing newborn deaths across Africa enters phase 2 with $65M

Reducing newborn deaths across Africa enters phase 2 with $65M

The Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies (NEST360) international alliance today launches Phase 2 of its groundbreaking mission to reduce newborn mortality in sub-Saharan Africa with $65 million in funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, The ELMA Foundation, and generous individual contributions.

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Global health initiative targeting newborn mortality to announce next phase Jan. 23 with new, 8-figure funding

Global health initiative targeting newborn mortality to announce next phase Jan. 23 with new, 8-figure funding

A major initiative to improve newborn care and survival across sub-Saharan Africa will announce the next phase of activities supported by new, eight-figure funding during a press conference held at Rice University’s Biosciences Research Collaborative Jan. 23.

mother with newborn assisted by clinical staff
With support from some of the world’s largest charitable organizations, and in collaboration with African governments, the Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies (NEST360) will outline next steps in its plan to catalyze sustainable, systemic, country-led change and enhance newborn care in low-resource settings. Phase 2 of the initiative builds on progress achieved during the first stage of operations.

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