Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, supports 44 “Stars in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights” Toronto, Canada – Grand Challenges Canada is proud to announce an investment of over CAD$10 million to test 100 new ideas to address persistent challenges in women’s and children’s health in low- and middle-income countries. Fourmillion of this is […]
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Grand Challenges Canada Announces Funding for 40 New Health Innovations in India
Grand Challenges Canada announces $7.9 million investment in support of women’s empowerment, sexual and reproductive health and rights, water and sanitation, and global mental health in India New Delhi, India / Toronto, Canada – Grand Challenges Canada today announced an investment of up to $7.9 million in 40 health innovations in India, supported by the […]
18 Health Innovations Funded by Grand Challenges Canada to Empower World’s Most Vulnerable Women and Girls
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.
20 Canadian Bold Ideas to Save and Improve the Lives of Women and Children in the Developing World
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.
Mystery patients are exposing gaps in the quality of tuberculosis care around the world
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.
Grand Challenges Canada helps bring clear sight to low-income workers in India
Low cost eyeglasses are an essential part of world health development. VisionSpring’s ambition is to drastically reduce the numbers of people whose vision is impaired because they don’t have access to a simple pair of eyeglasses.
Canada supports innovations to fight cancer in developing countries
Our portfolio of innovations holds several projects addressing cancer in low-resource countries.
Detecting Breast Cancer with Cell Phones and Fundamental Physics
With the support of Grand Challenges Canada, Dr. Pistorius is evaluating the feasibility of a portable breast microwave sensing system.
Raising Awareness to Improve the Lives of People with Alzheimer’s Disease
For World Alzheimer’s Day 2015, read how OnTrackMedia Indonesia, with the support of Grand Challenges Canada, is kickstarting Alzheimer’s awareness in Indonesia.
TakaTaka Solutions: How innovation in recycling saves water and lives
TakaTaka Solutions, a social enterprise supported by Grand Challenges Canada, has developed an innovative model to tackle Nairobi’s waste management problem.