NEST360 (Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies) alliance have compiled a series of papers sharing evidence-based tools and learnings for the scale-up of effective SSNC from four countries in sub-Saharan Africa, and relevant beyond. NEST360 is an alliance of 20 organizations, 17 in Africa, with four African country governments: Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, and Tanzania. 


  • The team of >100 authors is interdisciplinary, international, and diverse, with the majority from Africa, where neonatal mortality is highest.
  • Many of the tools are open access on

How to Use

Papers in this supplement inform implementation for high-quality newborn care in low- and middle-income contexts, including co-development of standardized data tools, systematic approaches to device selection, costing and set-up, education modules, and approaches to help catalyze investment.