In honour of National Indigenous History Month, we are celebrating the impact of the Indigenous Innovation Initiative, whose programs it manages are hosted at Grand Challenges Canada. We also invited CanalCanoa to share their story on their transformative innovation benefitting Indigenous communities in the Amazon.
Monthly Archives:: June 2022
Toronto, June 29, 2022—Our hearts go out to Americans who are now set to lose their legal right to safe pregnancy termination. We are saddened by the message this sends to the rest of the world. Every year, there are more than 25 million unsafe pregnancy terminations, resulting in approximately 7 million women and girls […]
Toronto, June 20, 2022—Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) is proud to announce that, since its inception in 2010, funded global health and humanitarian innovations have improved a total of 10 million lives in low- and middle-income countries. In terms of impact, amongst the 10 million lives are 1.78 million pregnant women and newborns receiving treatment and […]
By Michelle Cruickshank, Global Mental Health Lead, and Jocelyn Mackie, Co-CEO, Grand Challenges Canada Globally sourced solutions It’s Tuesday night in the Musanze District in Rwanda, a group of men gather to participate in their weekly fatherhood education course called “Bandebereho”, meaning “role model”. They receive training on childrearing and domestic duties, as well as […]