Ignited by Bill Gates’ spark a decade ago, the Grand Challenges model has spread to become a global movement that continues to grow.
Posts By: Peter A. Singer
A defining feature of the grand challenges approach is that innovation is the highway and impact is the destination.
Maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) should be at the heart of the post-2015 agenda.
March 8th is International Women’s Day. We celebrate the economic, political, and social achievements of women, but it is also a moment to raise awareness about the many struggles of women worldwide. Family violence (often a synonym for violence against women) is – unfortunately – still a prevalent universal phenomenon. Our CEO, Dr. Peter A. Singer walks you through Grand Challenges Canada’s portfolio on Family Violence.
Grand Challenges Canada believes the challenges in global health are too large to solve using public funds alone. As such, we have also supported financial innovations to crowd in private investment.
In November 2011, the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) released its report Canadians Making a Difference. One of the five key roles for Canada in global health that was emphasized in the report was innovation: Canada’s long-term impact on global health will be driven by our ability to develop and implement new ideas and […]
By providing something for everyone, it’s difficult to find the fundament of the High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
Grand Challenges are about solving problems, stimulating innovation and capturing the public’s imagination…
Over the past decade, a number of the world’s leading thinkers have expressed concern about the inability of traditional governance mechanisms to deal with complex and rapidly changing global challenges.
Kangaroo Mother Care saves lives – Drs. Charpak and Tessier are showing it also saves brains, and helps children reach their full potential.