Posts Tagged: Our Grantees

The Friendship Bench – Relieving the burden of common mental disorders in Zimbabwe

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Dixon Chibanda (University of Zimbabwe) was awarded a grant under Grand Challenges Canada’s Global Mental Health program, for his ‘Friendship Bench Project’. The Global Mental Health program seeks to improve treatments and expand access to mental health care in low- and middle-income countries.  During the recent Grand Challenges Canada Community Meeting, I was able to […]

Opening the tap of innovation to fight for safe and healthy water in developing countries

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Next time you open the water faucet, think for a minute about how much we take that flow of drinkable water for granted. If you are reading this in a high-resource country like Canada, the water that pours out of the tap is clean and perfectly safe to drink. Not only that, the water has been delivered right to your door. It is stored and transported in a safe, cost-effective and efficient way, and we focus on conserving our precious water for future generations.