neoLENS Virtual Experience

Related program: Maternal, Newborn, Child Health & Nutrition

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Immerse yourself in a multimedia experience where you can virtually “walk through” an existing unit in Malawi that provides care for small and sick newborns. This virtual experience offers a realistic glimpse into the newborn care unit and its practices. In the virtual experience, health care providers give a commentary on how to successfully establish and scale the care of small and sick newborns.

This video provides a guided overview before entering the virtual tour.

For optimal internet performance, click on the regional virtual link nearest to your location.

Africa and Middle East

Asia Pacific North East

Asia Pacific South East

Europe North

Europe West

Europe Central


South America

US East

US West

Navigation instructions

  • To look around, click and drag your mouse.
  • To move, click on the floor waypoints.
  • Click arrow icons to enter rooms.
  • Click icons to pull up multimedia content.

*Be sure your computer monitor display settings are set at 100% for the best viewing experience.

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Content icons are color-coded by country of origin.

Content Guide

Historical Perspectives in Establishing Inpatient Newborn Care

  • Scaling Up Newborn Care: A Global Perspective
  • India's Story of Establishing Inpatient Neonatal Care
  • Scaling Up Newborn Care: Ethiopia
  • Strengthening Health Systems: Rwanda
  • Strengthening Neonatal Care: Malawi

The Vision for Strengthening Inpatient Neonatal Care: The Future Perspective

  • Innovations to Reduce Neonatal Mortality: India
  • Leadership in Establishing Newborn Care: Rwanda
  • Strategies for Universal Access to Neonatal Care: Ethiopia
  • Touring a Neonatal Unit: Malawi

Country Highlights

  • Comprehensive Lactation Management Centers (India)
  • Family Participatory Care (India)
  • Financing and Scaling Newborn Care (India)
  • Health Care Worker Task Shifting (Ethiopia)
  • Pumani Bubble CPAP (Malawi)
  • RapidSMS mHealth Program (Rwanda)
  • Stories of Change Towards Ensuring Exclusive Human Milk Feeding (India)

Global Highlights

  • Before & After: Change from Investing in Newborn Care
  • Health Facility Layouts for Improved Newborn Care
  • Neonatal Care Training Programs
  • Specialized Equipment for Small and Sick Newborns