Stella Luk is the India Country Director for Dimagi, a software company that aims to deliver open and innovative technology to help under-served communities everywhere. Dimagi is the recipient of a grant in our Stars in Global Health program. A member of her team attended the Global Health Innovation Round Table, organized by Grand Challenges Canada during the State Visit to India of Governor General David Johnston.
Monthly Archives:: February 2014
International cooperation and synergistic partnerships to make a global impact on health
Chandrasekhar Nair is the Director & CEO of Bigtec Labs. He is one of our innovators in the Stars in Global Health program and joined the Global Health Innovation Round Table, organized by Grand Challenges Canada, during the State Visit to India of Governor General David Johnston.
Fostering a community of innovators to inspire and empower a generation
During his State Visit to India, Governor General David Johnston attended the Global Health Innovation Round Table, organized by Grand Challenges Canada. He met with innovators and government representatives on the theme of innovation and global health challenges. Dr. Vishwajeet Kumar was one of our innovators who joined the discussion and shares his thoughts.
Bridging the Digital Divide to Close the Cancer Divide
February 4th is World Cancer Day. This day has special meaning for the millions of people worldwide whose lives have been touched by cancer. So it’s a good time to ask ourselves: How has cancer affected me personally? Or impacted those I love? Ophira Ginsburg, an innovator supported by Grand Challenges Canada, takes a moment to consider the situation for a man, woman or child in a low- and middle-income country who, in the coming year, will hear the word “cancer”.