At COP28 in Dubai, Grand Challenges Canada CEO Dr. Karlee Silver announced that 40+ new innovations have been nominated for funding awards for their work on the impact of climate change and health. Selected innovations will receive up to $150,000 CAD that address health effects of climate change in low-and middle-income countries, with a focus on communicable diseases, nutrition security, mental health, heat stress and more.
Posts Tagged: Stars in Global Health
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Our portfolio of innovations holds several projects addressing cancer in low-resource countries.
With the support of Grand Challenges Canada, Dr. Pistorius is evaluating the feasibility of a portable breast microwave sensing system.
For World Alzheimer’s Day 2015, read how OnTrackMedia Indonesia, with the support of Grand Challenges Canada, is kickstarting Alzheimer’s awareness in Indonesia.