Grand Challenges Canada today announced 18 projects extending innovative forms of health-related lifelines to some of humanity’s most acutely impoverished, neglected and vulnerable women and girls, supported by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada.
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Grand Challenges Canada today announced a CDN $2 million investment in 20 Canadian innovations to address persistent challenges in women’s and children’s health in low- and middle-income countries.
The success of Dr. Madhukar Pai’s project to use simulated patient actors to assess the quality of tuberculosis care in clinics and regional health care facilities demonstrates the value of making early investments in transformative ideas.
The Water Innovation Engine, a pioneering partnership led by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to stimulate bold new ideas and approaches in the water sector, today launched the global “Urban Sanitation Challenge” with the announcement of a multi-million dollar investment in five projects.
Humanitarian Grand Challenges will catalyze a pipeline of promising solutions to address the challenges that we face today and to be rapidly deployed against the unanticipated humanitarian challenges of tomorrow.
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.