Building on Canada’s commitment to provide humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable, Canada through Grand Challenges Canada is beginning to tackle this hidden crisis through innovation.
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.
How Farm Radio & Dr. Stan Kutcher Increased the Availability of an Essential Medicine in Malawi and Tanzania
Read how Farm Radio achieved the support of policy makers and influenced important policy decisions in Malawi and Tanzania.
With the support of Grand Challenges Canada, Dr. Pistorius is evaluating the feasibility of a portable breast microwave sensing system.
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.
The Heroes of the OSITA Project: How two victims of armed conflict became accomplished mental health counsellors
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.
For World Alzheimer’s Day 2015, read how OnTrackMedia Indonesia, with the support of Grand Challenges Canada, is kickstarting Alzheimer’s awareness in Indonesia.