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Nexleaf Interview on Country Engagement at World Economic Forum

­We’re excited to see Nithya Ramanathan, CEO of Nexleaf, attend the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting. In Davos, she was interviewed live on Facebook by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance on Tanzania’s push to introduce an Internet of Things (IoT) solution to monitor vaccine refrigerators at national scale. Nithya explains how this initiative was made possible […]

World Bank Releases “Internet of Things” Report Co-Authored by Nexleaf

The World Bank released a new report entitled “Internet of Things: The New Government to Business Platform,” co-authored by Nexleaf CTO Martin Lukac. As an IoT provider achieving impact in emerging markets, Nexleaf is proud to have provided input on this important report. While the report does not cover specific countries where Nexleaf technology is […]

Nexleaf Announces “IoT for Development” Series

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is revolutionizing how data is gathered all over the world, and Nexleaf is committed to creating IoT solutions that serve global goals. Today, Nexleaf announced the release of two data-driven reports from our new “IoT for Development” series. These reports give background on our work in both the global immunization sector and […]

Mobile Technology (mHealth) in the South African Healthcare System

Nexleaf’s CEO Nithya Ramanathan co-authored a paper featured in Social Science & Medicine. In collaboration with the Human Sciences Research Council of South Africa and UCLA CHIPTS, the paper identifies potential uses of mobile technology (mHealth) to address current barriers in the South African healthcare system. Based on findings from interviews and focus groups with […]

Nexleaf Data in the Journal Vaccine

A research paper co-authored by Nexleaf’s ColdTrace Program Director Shahrzad Yavari is featured in a special edition of the journal Vaccine, “Building Next Generation Immunization Supply Chains.” With partners PATH and VillageReach, Nexleaf conducted small-scale studies to evaluate the performance of vaccine cold chain equipment (CCE) in Uganda and Mozambique and to unearth underlying causes for equipment failures. By monitoring eighty-six failing refrigerators and freezers in […]

Gavi Announces New Tool

Gavi has announced a partnership with Nexleaf Analytics to create a planning tool to help countries make evidence-based decisions on the purchase and maintenance of vaccine refrigerators. The Gavi-owned planning tool will be available to all Gavi countries as they make their vaccination supply chain equipment decisions. Nexleaf will contribute software engineering and analytics know-how, as […]

The Financial Times Features Nexleaf’s StoveTrace Program

An article and video featured in the Financial Times address Nexleaf’s StoveTrace program in Notarpalli, a rural village in India. Following an eight-month trial, in which Nexleaf provided villagers with modern, clean cookstoves with attached data-monitoring devices, Notarpalli has experienced full adoption of clean cookstoves. By analyzing data collected from the monitoring devices, Nexleaf was […]

Nature Climate Change Highlights the Power of Nexleaf Data

An article published in Nature Climate Change this week demonstrates how data from Nexleaf’s StoveTrace platform is helping break down barriers to achieving safe, clean, modern energy access for all. A view-only copy of the full text of the article can be accessed here. The abstract is available here. The method described in the article, which […]

Nexleaf Data Enables Financial Inclusion for Rural Indian Women through Vodafone mPesa in Odisha

Nexleaf’s StoveTrace platform, in collaboration with Vodafone M-Pesa, has enabled 22 women in rural India to begin receiving climate credits: payments made directly to women’s mobile phones every month in exchange for their climate stewardship. The purpose of this new program is to allow rural women to afford and to use the cleanest cooking technologies. […]

Nexleaf’s ColdTrace Is a Gavi INFUSE Pacesetter Technology

Nexleaf’s ColdTrace innovation has been selected as one of seven Gavi INFUSE Pacesetters that will work with Gavi in its mission to increase access to immunization around the world. With its INFUSE initiative, Gavi seeks to identify the most promising technologies that improve vaccine access and efficacy in low-income countries, with particular emphasis on data-driven innovations. 60 companies and […]