Monthly Archives:: May 2021

Canadian-led project saves lives in Somalia through innovative solar-powered oxygen system

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U of A researchers team with Grand Challenges Canada and World Health Organization to bring a life-saving project to a Somalian conflict zone. (Edmonton, AB) On Feb. 5, minutes after she gave birth to her eighth child at the Hanaano General Hospital in Dusamareb, Somalia, 37-year-old Zahra’s* heart sank. Her doctor explained her baby had […]

Indigenous Innovation Initiative announces first-ever grant recipients for gender equality program

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$2.5 million of new seed investments in 10 innovation projects to advance Indigenous gender equality, in partnership with Women and Gender Equality Canada Toronto, May 5, 2021—The Indigenous Innovation Initiative—an Indigenous innovation platform hosted by Grand Challenges Canada—is proud to announce the inaugural grant recipients for its Advancing Indigenous Gender Equality through Innovation and Social […]