Posts By: Grand Challenges Canada

100 Bold Ideas to Improve Women and Children’s Health and Rights in the Developing World

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Photo: Nyaya Health's workshop discusses chaupadi in Nepal.

Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, supports 44 “Stars in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights” Toronto, Canada – Grand Challenges Canada is proud to announce an investment of over CAD$10 million to test 100 new ideas to address persistent challenges in women’s and children’s health in low- and middle-income countries. Fourmillion of this is […]

Very few donors fund humanitarian innovation, but there are plenty of ideas out there

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Chris Houston, Program Manager, Humanitarian Grand Challenge

By Chris Houston, Senior Program Officer, Humanitarian Grand Challenges. People affected by humanitarian crisis have the best understanding of the problems affecting them and will probably have the best solutions to those problems. In February, we launched Creating Hope in Conflict: a Humanitarian Grand Challenge, in partnership with USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance […]