Partnership Launches £50M Program To Provide Medical Devices To 4 African Nations With Aim Of Improving Newborn Survival
The Telegraph: Burying Africa’s ‘equipment graveyards’: £50m program launched to reduce newborn deaths with better tech
“…On Friday, a £50m initiative was launched to provide more effective neonatal equipment for every hospital in Malawi, along with a handful in Tanzania, Uganda, and Nigeria — 54 in total. The program — Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies (NEST) — will supply a bundle of affordable and robust medical devices to hospitals to help reduce the number of babies who die in the first month of life. … The NEST program, funded by organizations including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will provide a bundle of eight medical devices to hospitals to support sick babies…” (Newey, 10/4).