Innovation partnerships | Olusola Oke, University of Ibadan
Innovation Education partnerships: Rice University hosted a visit of Olusola Oke, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Design Studio Assistant Manager Contributors: Carrie Noxon, Emily Bull, Ashley Taylor, and Nicole MorenoInvention Education improves lives through invention...
Fellow Spotlight: Natalie Michell, Celsi Warmer Study Kenya
Contributors: Carrie Noxon, Emily Bull, and Nicole MorenoRice360 Institute for Global Health Technologies offers post-baccalaureate fellowships for exceptional early-career engineers with an interest in medical technology for low-resource settings. The Rice360 fellows...
NEST360 Innovation Landscape, 1st edition
Announcing the first edition of the Innovation Landscape! A resources that that catalogs innovations from NEST360 university partners. These innovations are created by students and aim to solve real healthcare challenges identified by their invention education curriculum.
Kellogg School Article: How faculty research is delivering critical medical care to newborns
By untangling complicated supply chain challenges, these global health experts are helping to bring life-saving technologies to doctors in four African nations — and counting.
World Prematurity Day Celebrations
World Prematurity Day is an international day to raise awareness for babies who are born too soon. This year with partners around the world we highlighted Kangaroo Mother Care. Preterm birth continues to be the leading contributor to under-5 deaths globally, being responsible for almost half of all under-5 deaths in 2021. Immediate initiation of Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) has shown to significantly decrease newborn mortality. Skin-to-skin contact’s benefits includes improved thermal regulation, infection prevention, improved breast feeding, positive facilitation of physiological, behavioral, psychosocial, and neurodevelopment, and a reduced risk of neonatal mortality.
Partner updates: an overview of the past few months
A summary of activities from quarter 3 and quarter 4 in each NEST360 country. Our teams have made incredible progress this year towards sustainability and institutionalizing NEST in small and sick newborn care.
Fellow Spotlight: David Kimmey Celsi Warmer Study Malawi
Contributors: Carrie Noxon, Emily Bull, and Nicole MorenoRice360 Institute for Global Health Technologies offers post-baccalaureate fellowships for exceptional early-career engineers with an interest in medical technology for low-resource settings. During their time...
Fellow Spotlight: Maureen Mebo Valle Testing Tech in Malawi
Contributors: Carrie Noxon, Emily Bull, and Nicole MorenoMaureen Mebo Valle, Biomedical Engineer and Researcher, Technical Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, and NEST360 fellow, was joined by the Houston team to work on BreathAlert and Celsi Monitor with our...