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 […]
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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 […]
The future looks bright for the Grand Challenges Canada team with the arrival of their 2017 summer students.
On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the social, economic and political achievement of women, and pledge to take action to accelerate gender parity.
Our portfolio of innovations holds several projects addressing cancer in low-resource countries.
Read how Farm Radio achieved the support of policy makers and influenced important policy decisions in Malawi and Tanzania.
Read how the success of the Friendship Bench, funded by Grand Challenges Canada, is bringing partners together to think about how to scale up to other areas in Harare and beyond.
Gain meaningful, hands-on experience in the diverse, interdisciplinary field of global health through Grand Challenges Canada’s Summer Student Program. To get a sense of what it’s like to participate in the Program, read a reflection by a 2015 Summer Student.
Mental health needs in Colombia are pervasive and population-wide. Read the stories of Elvia & her daughter Arely – two heroes of the OSITA project.
The Banyan, supported by Grand Challenges Canada, will continue to bring dignity to persons living in poverty and mental illness in India, enabling them to live meaningful lives as valued members of their families and communities.