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    • Reflections from Grand Challenges Canada’s 2019 Summer Students

      As another summer comes to an end, we are saying our goodbyes and extending our thanks to this year’s summer students. Over four busy and project-packed months, the students have made a variety of important contributions to Grand Challenges Canada. From developing Gender Equality modules, drafting reports on still-birth, helping screen the Humanitarian Grand Challenge’s […]

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    • MomConnect Celebrates its 5th Anniversary

      It is always exciting when Grand Challenges Canada can mark the anniversary of an innovation, and MomConnect’s 5th anniversary on August 21st, 2019 is no exception. The accessible and relevant health information provided to women through this innovation has been extremely impactful for more than two million new and expecting mothers who have used the […]

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    • Ground-Breaking Partnership Will Empower Indigenous Women Through Innovation

      Grand Challenges Canada, whose innovation platform hosts the Indigenous Innovation Initiative, and the McConnell Foundation, a champion in advancing reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, applaud the Government of Canada for its continued leadership in supporting women empowerment and innovation. VANCOUVER, June 2, 2019 – Grand Challenges Canada and the McConnell Foundation are delighted to support the […]

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      Humanitarian Grand Challenge Round 2 NOW CLOSED

      “Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge“ Round 2 is now CLOSED. Thank you to all those that applied! Details for Round 3 will be posted early 2020. Successful proposals will be awarded seed grants of CAD $250,000 up to CAD$1,000,000 for Transition to Scale projects, of 12 to 24 months. Further information on […]

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    Zanmi Lasante, supported by Grand Challenges Canada, is promoting a community-based mental health model in rural Haiti. and buildng a national scale-up plan. Photo credit: Jacquie Labatt

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