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    • Grand Challenges Canada Applauds Government of Canada’s Commitment to Development Innovation

      Federal Budget 2018 doubles Canada’s international assistance provided through innovative tools over the next five years Ottawa, Canada – Grand Challenges Canada today welcomed the Government of Canada’s strong new commitment to support development innovation through the creation of the International Assistance Innovation Program and Sovereign Loans Program, announced in Budget 2018. Dr. Peter A. […]


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    • Statement by Grand Challenges Canada

      The Board of Directors of Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) announced today that GCC’s founding Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Peter A. Singer, has decided to step down from his role by June 30, 2018, or as soon as his successor is selected Toronto, Canada – On behalf of the Board of Directors, Guylaine Saucier (Chair) today […]


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    • Grand Challenges Canada Announces Funding for 40 New Health Innovations in India

      Grand Challenges Canada announces $7.9 million investment in support of women’s empowerment, sexual and reproductive health and rights, water and sanitation, and global mental health in India New Delhi, India / Toronto, Canada – Grand Challenges Canada today announced an investment of up to $7.9 million in 40 health innovations in India, supported by the […]


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    • “Humanitarian Grand Challenge” Seeks Bold New Ideas to Help Conflict-Affected Communities

      Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green and UK Department for International Development (DFID) Secretary of State Penny Mordaunt launched the first-ever Humanitarian Grand Challenge.


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    Zanmi Lasante, supported by Grand Challenges Canada, is promoting a community-based mental health model in rural Haiti. and buildng a national scale-up plan. Photo credit: Jacquie Labatt

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