Compiled by NEST for Use in Hospital-Based Newborn Care
Intended use of this guidance is to aid clinicians and hospital staff to manage COVID-19 response efforts in newborn care units in sub-Saharan Africa. The guidance material includes a combination of NEST developed and compiled documents from various organizations and institutions.
It also links to further information developed by national bodies.
Individual resource sections within the compiled NEST COVID-19 Guidance include the following:
Individual Resources in NEST COVID-19 Guidance
Priority Resources Relevant to
Low- and Mid-Income Countries
This packet contains resources for: PPE and Precautions, Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) and Breastfeeding, and Initial COVID-19 Screening for Pregnant Mothers.
General Information on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
This packet contains visual guides that instruct methods of donning, doffing,
and levels of PPE for different areas and types of work.
Looking for other NEST Resources?
NEST & UNICEF Target Product Profiles: Newborn Care. Read more.
Newborn Technology Landscape, 3rd Edition. Read more.
Clinical and Technical Education Resources
NEST-ED – Clinical Modules: Facilitating the Clinical Use of Technologies for Newborn Care in Low-Resource Settings. Read more.