Updated May 22, 2018

Grand Challenges Canada  Funding

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About GCC

Grand Challenges Canada is dedicated to supporting Bold Ideas with Big Impact® in global health. We are funded by the Government of Canada and we fund innovators in low- and middle-income countries and Canada. The bold ideas we support integrate science and technology, social and business innovation – we call this Integrated Innovation®. We focus on bringing successful innovation to scale, catalyzing sustainability and impact. We have a determined focus on results, and on saving and improving lives.
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Funding Opportunities

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$156,792,263
To Date
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694
Funded Innovations
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737
Funded Deals
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18,348,672
Lives Impacted
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Type
Funding
Where We Work
Africa
Asia and Pacific
Europe and Eurasia
Latin America / Caribbean
North America
Middle East and North Africa
Focus Areas
Education
Health
Humanitarian Assistance
Infectious & Vector Diseases

Funding History

WINNER
APR 2017
AerosanHUB Social Enterprise Model for Sanitation that benefits low to middle income population & especially women
  1. FOCUS AREASBiomass/BioFuel, Waste Management and Economic Empowerment
  2. INPLEMENTED INNepal
  1. Unknown AmountPENDING
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada
WINNER
JAN 2017
VisionSpring
  1. FOCUS AREASEconomic Growth and Trade, Education and Health
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda, Tanzania, Sri Lanka and 35 More
  1. $225,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
NOV 2016
D-tree International
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and Data/Analytics
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania, Malawi, Mali and 1 More
  1. $249,939VERIFIED
  2. FUNDINGSaving Lives at Birth (Round 6)
  3. ORGANIZATIONSDepartment for International Development, Grand Challenges Canada, Korea International Cooperation Agency, Norad, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and U.S. Agency for International Development as part of Saving Lives at Birth
WINNER
MAY 2016
A Maternal Device for the Prevention of Stillbirth and Low Birthweight
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Human Centered Design
  2. INPLEMENTED INGhana and Canada
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2016
Behaviour change solutions to non-communicable disease challenges
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Economic Growth and Trade, Entrepreneurship and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INColombia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2016
Community-based Information System for child and maternal health in remote populations
  1. FOCUS AREASMaternal Newborn and Child Health
  1. Undisclosed AmountVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2016
Mental Health in Adults & Children - Frugal Innovations (MAC-FI)
  1. FOCUS AREASNon-communicable Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INCongo, Democratic Republic of the
  1. $375,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
MAR 2016
Access Afya
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Health, Basic Education and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $300,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
MAR 2016
Optimization and evaluation of flocked swab transport systems for the identification of enteric pathogens
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Research and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INBotswana
  1. $356,155VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
FEB 2016
Social, Emotional and Economic empowerment through Knowledge of Group Support Psychotherapy content (SEEK-GSP)
  1. FOCUS AREASMaternal Newborn and Child Health
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $362,244VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
JAN 2016
Augmented Infant Resuscitator (AIR)
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $105,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
NOV 2015
The friendship bench program
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INZimbabwe
  1. $770,020VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
NOV 2015
New marketing strategy targets water filteration in Cambodia and Nepal
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
  2. INPLEMENTED INCambodia
  1. Undisclosed AmountVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
SEP 2015
Hearing Access
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Public-Private Partnerships
  2. INPLEMENTED INCanada
  1. $75,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
SEP 2015
Hearing Access
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Public-Private Partnerships
  2. INPLEMENTED INCanada
  1. $675,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
SEP 2015
Samagra Waste Management
  1. FOCUS AREASSanitation and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $337,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
JUN 2015
Microfinance-based community health worker program
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Digital Finance
  2. INPLEMENTED INHaiti
  1. $637,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
JUN 2015
HIVSmart! By Sympact - X Inc.
  1. FOCUS AREASHIV and AIDS
  1. $693,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
MAY 2015
BEMPU
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2015
Jacaranda Health
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $675,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
MAY 2015
D-tree International
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and Data/Analytics
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania, Malawi, Mali and 1 More
  1. $2,000,000VERIFIED
  2. FUNDINGSaving Lives at Birth (Round 4)
  3. ORGANIZATIONSDepartment for International Development, Grand Challenges Canada, Korea International Cooperation Agency, Norad, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and U.S. Agency for International Development as part of Saving Lives at Birth
WINNER
MAR 2015
Novel materials for low-cost sanitary pad production
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $750,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
MAR 2015
ayzh
  1. FOCUS AREASGender Equity, Menstrual Hygiene and Maternal Newborn and Child Health
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia and Kenya
  1. $750,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
DEC 2014
DxPhone
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $750,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
DEC 2014
BasicNeeds
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INGhana, Vietnam, Uganda and 11 More
  1. $824,984VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
DEC 2014
Saving brains; changing mindsets
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Parent & Family Engagement
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $487,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
DEC 2014
WINNER
DEC 2014
CommCare
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Communication with Communities and 9 More
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2014
Introducing Sanitation in Floating Communities
  1. FOCUS AREASSanitation
  2. INPLEMENTED INCambodia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Happy smiles-healthy bones
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Sanitation, Non-communicable Diseases and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Waste ventures
  1. FOCUS AREASEnvironment, Waste Management and Natural Resources
  2. INPLEMENTED INNepal, India and Bhutan
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
First Breath - with a little help
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Research and Monitoring & Evaluation
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Sustainable and low cost treatment of water with arsenic in populations living in exposed areas
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Environment and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
KusiyRed - An mHealth intervention for collaborative care of perinatal depression
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Social and Behavior Change and Monitoring & Evaluation
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Heavy metal depuration in contaminated population chronically exposed using probiotic bacteria
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Engineering and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
A cost-effective and portable system for automatic diagnostics of pneumonia in children
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Mama River
  1. FOCUS AREASGender, Health, Research and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
The Whole Picture
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru, Colombia and Bolivia
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Smart phones feat smart molecules
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru and Italy
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Reducing childhood diarrhea in the Peruvian Amazon
  1. FOCUS AREASEnvironment, Health, Sanitation and 5 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Khoni-Yaku
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy, Health, Sanitation and 7 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
A point of care device for diagnosis of meningitis in immunosuppressed patients
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Socios en Salud
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Communications and Media and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
HOPE - Human papillomavirus screening to improve women´s life
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
eCompliancePerú biometric technology to ensure tuberculosis treatment adherence in Peru
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Easy to use resuscitator.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $42,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Mobile Health
  1. INPLEMENTED INPakistan and South Africa
  1. $750,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
A blended approach to mental health care in Haiti
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INHaiti
  1. $219,942VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Pass Plus (Pass+)
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $222,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Increasing access to mental health care within a social business
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Implementing a novel electronic trauma registry application in Mozambique
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INMozambique
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Selenium Fortified Table Salt to Treat Arsenic Poisoning in Bangladesh
  1. FOCUS AREASResearch
  2. INPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Take a photo, save a life
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Research and Technology
  2. INPLEMENTED INEgypt
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Mobile Phone Microscopy for Global Health Applications
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development and Technology
  2. INPLEMENTED INCote d'Ivoire
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
A Low-Cost Generic Cervical Cancer Vaccine Made With Microalgae
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Prevention & Vaccination
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia and Bangladesh
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Safe, Affordable and Reusable Female Menstrual Cup-Condom Kit for Women in Developing Countries
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Gender and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
Subscription based delivery of improved sanitation to low-income households
  1. FOCUS AREASEnvironment, Waste Management, Sanitation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Creating a business blueprint for a leap frog sanitation system in India
  1. FOCUS AREASEnvironment, Waste Management and Sanitation
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Mobile laboratory diagnostics using 3D-printed microscope adapters
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
An Ultrasonic Maternal Care Platform for the Rural Areas
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Using chicken feathers to make mosquito nets
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Thermal Stabilization of Vaccines
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
Rapid water test for cryptosporidium screening in limited-resource settings
  1. FOCUS AREASSanitation
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines and Canada
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Development of a Non-invasive Malaria Parasite DNA Sampling Strategy for Surveillance in Resource Limited Settings
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INSenegal, Canada and Cameroon
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Disability assessment and support made simple (DAS Simple)
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania, Laos and India
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
Ultrathin, light weight and disposable nanofibrous filters for tuberculosis prevention
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INThailand, Switzerland and Canada
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Traning and Diagnostic Tools for Reducing the Cancer Burden in Nigeria
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Digital Inclusion & Connectivity
  2. INPLEMENTED INNigeria
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Safe Water Flow
  1. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
Recruiting pastoralists to find and treat dry-season water bodies with larvicides to control mosquito-borne diseases
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Agriculture and Soil Management
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Locally weaving glucose sensors for global diagnostics
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Improving water quality for fish aquaculture in the developing world
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Sanitation, Cultivation & Tools and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INVietnam and Canada
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Immunotherapy of atherosclerosis
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INMongolia and Ukraine
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
Delivering clean potable water using smart nano materials derived from sustainable resources
  1. FOCUS AREASResearch
  2. INPLEMENTED INVietnam, Malaysia and China
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
3D printing and deployment of upper-limb prosthesis in developing countries
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INGuatemala and Ecuador
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Onchoflash
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INCanada and Cameroon
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Printing Out Disability
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Locally produced fortified infant cereal in rural Haiti
  1. FOCUS AREASGender, Economic Empowerment, Health and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INHaiti
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Adaptive Design International
  1. FOCUS AREASHousing and Infrastructure, Health and Human Centered Design
  2. INPLEMENTED INBolivia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
The CeraMaji water filter
  1. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Fighting insect-borne diseases and enriching urban agricultural land by using molasses
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Agriculture
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Community recovery achieved through entrepreneurism (CREATE)
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Economic Growth and Trade
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Peepoo – Single-use toilet
  1. FOCUS AREASEnvironment, Waste Management, Health and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INSouth Africa, Pakistan, Kenya and 3 More
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Early intervention therapy for children with delayed development
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Hidden Hunger
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Tele-enabled comprehensive school based health centers
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Mother's Milk
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Mycotoxins under arrest
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Food Safety and Standards, Livestock & Agriculture and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
E-vouchers for veggies
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Education, Non-communicable Diseases and 6 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INNigeria
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
“One Stone Two Birds”
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Soil Management and Health
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
The Nuru Model
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Cultivation & Tools, Livestock & Agriculture and 29 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya and Ethiopia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
OperationASHA
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia, Cambodia and Tanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
SEP 2014
100% sanitation coverage in Haiti - A sustainable business model for household toilets in urban slums
  1. FOCUS AREASEnvironment, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Sanitation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INHaiti
  1. $300,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
JUL 2014
Sterile Drill Covers for Low Cost Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda, Malawi and Haiti
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JUL 2014
Turning hope into action
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JUL 2014
HumanIT3D
  1. FOCUS AREASEnvironment, Humanitarian Assistance and Response Technologies
  2. INPLEMENTED INHaiti
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JUN 2014
The Tanzania Acute Kidney Injury Project
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Digital Development
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JUN 2014
WINNER
MAY 2014
Pharmaceutical Transparency Through Technology
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2014
Low-cost human pluripotent stem cell-based functional screening platforms for drug safety in developing communities
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Prevention & Vaccination
  2. INPLEMENTED INMozambique and Ghana
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2014
Clean Cookstoves
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy and Energy Efficiency
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda and Kenya
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2014
Skin Printer for Low Cost Wound Dressings and Skin Regeneration in Cambodia
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INCanada and Cambodia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2014
Completing the Integrated Innovation of the Lehmann Trap to Reduce Malaria
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Environment
  2. INPLEMENTED INBurkina Faso
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2014
Safe excreta disposal in humanitarian emergencies
  1. FOCUS AREASHumanitarian Assistance, Health, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2014
Cookstoves for Carbon Credits
  1. FOCUS AREASEconomic Growth and Trade and Social & Micro Finance
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2014
A Toolkit to Protect Workers, Children and Families from Occupational Risks
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2014
Giving every baby an equal chance of a healthy life
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2014
GenteGas
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy, Health, Gender and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INGuatemala
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2014
PFA for the World
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INSri Lanka
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2014
Sanergy
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Sanitation
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
x-runner
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Waste Management and Health
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Sustainable hearing healthcare
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development, Technology and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda and Canada
  1. $750,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
MAR 2014
WINNER
MAR 2014
Green canahua plants to fight malnutrition
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INBolivia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Advanced Decision Support for Infectious Disease Management in India
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Cowpea Promotion and Post-Harvest Project for East Africa (COPPEA)
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
WINNER
MAR 2014
Engaging Unlicensed Drug Shops in Uganda
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Prevention & Vaccination
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
The Post Discharge Survival Project
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Breakthrough Point-of-use Water Treatment and Sustainable Health Betterment for Under-resourced Communities
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Prevention & Vaccination
  2. INPLEMENTED INThailand
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Low-cost Non-imaging Ultrasound (LoCoNiUS) for pneumonia detection in resource-constrained settings
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Moving UV lights to home for tuberculosis control
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Baculo-virus based vaccine for controlling classical swine fever and porcine cysticercosis.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Prevention & Vaccination
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
WINNER
MAR 2014
A free on-demand health resource via simple mobile phones for everyone in Madagascar
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INMadagascar
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Affordable and simple paper-based arsenic detection tests.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Smoke free bar and restaurant intervention in Vietnam
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INVietnam
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Developing Novel Edible-Insect Farming Technologies to Address Food Insecurity in Slums
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Agriculture and Livestock & Agriculture
  2. INPLEMENTED INMexico, Kenya and Ghana
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Fortifying Dal to Alleviate Fe Deficiency in South Asia
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Agriculture and Processing & Production
  2. INPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Tapp - A water filtration device for developing countries
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Development of a Nanoparticle-Based Portable Sensor for the Rapid and Highly Sensitive Detection of the Dengue Virus in Mosquito
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INUnited States and Philippines
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
!nspiraFarms - Integrated innovation to tackle food safety
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture and Health
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya and Guatemala
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
WINNER
MAR 2014
Palm Ultrasound integrated with smart phone to decrease maternal mortality in three rural regions in the Philippines
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development and Technology
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Low Cost Point of Care Medical Diagnostics for the 3rd World Market
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INThailand
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Sterile Processing Education in Developing Countries - Phase 1
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Prevention & Vaccination
  2. INPLEMENTED INGuinea
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Kickstarting Alzheimer Awareness in Indonesia
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Ageing
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndonesia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Micro-franchised Community Health Workers Extending Maternal and Child Health Care in South Sudan
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INSouth Sudan
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
WINNER
MAR 2014
Use of live potted lemon grass for outdoor mosquito control in Tanzania
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Thiamin-fortified fish sauce as a means of combating infantile beriberi in rural Cambodia
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INCambodia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Synergy for Water Now
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INDominican Republic
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Reduce incidences of child mortality due to water borne illnesses , and increase access to clean water.
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy, Biomass/BioFuel and Clean Cooking
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Plant-Based Passive Immunization Against Dental Caries
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INYemen
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Oral therapeutic TB vaccine
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INUkraine, Nigeria and Mongolia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Mobile Application for Improved Nutrition, Community Engagement and Trust with Farmers
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Health, Seeds & Stock and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INNigeria and Kenya
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Homemade fruit-based toxic sugar lures against malaria mosquitoes in Tanzania
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Prevention & Vaccination
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Discovery of new HIV1 viroporin inhibitors from local natural products
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INThailand and Canada
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Detection of bacteria in food and water in low-resource settings with low-cost portable electrochemical paper-based devices
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya and Canada
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Cell phones for bringing gay men from Internet to the health center
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Applying Computer-Aided-Detection to Tuberculosis Diagnosis on a Mobile Phone
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Non-communicable Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Addressing Malnutrition through Integrated Rice-Duck Farming in Nepal
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture and Cultivation & Tools
  2. INPLEMENTED INNepal
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
A novel method of obtaining donor cells for bone marrow transplantation
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines and Nigeria
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
A low-cost and non-invasive system for early detection and diagnosis of liver cancer in rural and urban Egypt.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Research and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INEgypt and Canada
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
A fingerprick blood biomarker to replace chest x-ray for pneumonia diagnosis
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Non-communicable Diseases and Prevention & Vaccination
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
OneBreath
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Prevention & Vaccination
  2. INPLEMENTED INVietnam, Thailand, Pakistan and 4 More
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
ArogyaCare
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Brokering for the Poor
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Gender, Gender Equity and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Developing a combined Rapid Diagnostic Test (cRDT) for blood-stream bacterial infections and malaria in children
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Prevention & Vaccination
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Saving lives one closure at a time
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
The Incinerator Initiative
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Environment, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Promoting nutritious egg consumption in rural Ghana
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INGhana
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Listen with your eyes
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Digital Inclusion & Connectivity
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia, China and Canada
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Clean water for all
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Supply/Quality, Technology and Social Services
  2. INPLEMENTED INBolivia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Neglected voices, neglected diseases
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Sanitation and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Cell phones and Psychosis
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Forget me not
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Ageing
  2. INPLEMENTED INBolivia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Diagnosing fevers better
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Cheap drugs for bad bugs
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
A One Health approach to Japanese encephalitis in Bangladesh
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Prevention & Vaccination
  2. INPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
The Linda Kizazi Project
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Preventing Physical Punishment of Children
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Education and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INKosovo, Kenya and Canada
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Pathways to Rural/Remote Health Capacity
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Mobile doctor educator
  1. INPLEMENTED INRwanda
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAR 2014
Development, Laboratory Testing and Field Validation of a Rapid Diagnostic Test for Ebola Virus Disease
  1. FOCUS AREASInfectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $689,250VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
MAR 2014
Improving access to safe water in rural areas of the Philippines
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
FEB 2014
Improving access to high quality treatment and rehabilitation services for people with mental disorders in India
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $317,690VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
FEB 2014
Improving access to high quality treatment and rehabilitation services for people with mental disorders in India
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $1,181,196VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
JAN 2014
VisionSpring
  1. FOCUS AREASEconomic Growth and Trade, Education and Health
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda, Tanzania, Sri Lanka and 35 More
  1. $150,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
JAN 2014
WINNER
JAN 2014
PROJECT CREVETTE
  1. FOCUS AREASInfectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INSenegal
  1. $61,875VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
JAN 2014
The computer-based drug and alcohol training assessment in Kenya (e-DATA K)
  1. FOCUS AREASHigher Education, Teacher Development and Training, Digital Development and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $150,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
JAN 2014
A rapid low-cost test for pulmonary tuberculosis in low-income countries.
  1. INPLEMENTED INIndonesia, India and Afghanistan
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
DEC 2013
Tackling the elephant in the room
  1. FOCUS AREASSocial and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $202,441VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
DEC 2013
Putting a “telepsychiatrist” in communities in the Union of Comoros
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development, Monitoring & Evaluation and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INComoros
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
DEC 2013
Feasibility study in preparation for randomized trial of enhanced primary mental health care implementation
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Social and Behavior Change and Monitoring & Evaluation
  2. INPLEMENTED INVietnam
  1. $201,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
DEC 2013
EXPanding care fOr periNATal women with dEpression (EXPONATE)
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Monitoring & Evaluation
  2. INPLEMENTED INNigeria
  1. $1,105,727VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
DEC 2013
Improving mental health in Nicaraguan youth
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INNicaragua
  1. $202,069VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
DEC 2013
Tackling maternal psychosocial distress among marginalized women in Guatemala
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Ageing, Social and Behavior Change and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INGuatemala
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
DEC 2013
Multipurpose treated textiles for personal protection
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda, Tanzania and Kenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
DEC 2013
Cost effective technology to address micronutrient deficiencies in Africa at the local level.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Agriculture, Cultivation & Tools and 5 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda, Tanzania and Kenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
OSITA
  1. INPLEMENTED INColombia
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
Reducing a newly recognized leading cause of child mortality through prevention of drowning
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
Mitigating arsenic-related health problems in Bangladesh by introducing high-selenium lentils into the everyday diet
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Health, Cultivation & Tools and 6 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INCanada and Bangladesh
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
Innovative Trauma Care in Kenya
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Technology, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INCanada and Kenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
health-E-net - creating health equity through second opinions
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Data/Analytics and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
Development of Low Cost Diagnostic and Monitoring Method For Diabetes Prevention
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development, Social and Behavior Change and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INSri Lanka, India, Canada and 1 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
Bold Idea for Girls (BIG) project
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Education, Prevention & Vaccination and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
Bio mass multitasking cook stove as a sustainable energy alternative for urban informal settlements and rural areas in Kenya
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Energy, Clean Cooking and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and 2 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
WINNER
NOV 2013
Alpaca Antibodies for HIV Neutralization
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda and Canada
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
The electronic Trauma Health Record (eTHR)
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Digital Development
  2. INPLEMENTED INUnited States, Tanzania, South Africa and 1 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
Mothers Telling Mothers
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
The Microcirculation Screening (MicroScreen) Project
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Youth
  2. INPLEMENTED INGhana
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
Botanical Extracts EPZ ltd. Improvemenbt of Artemisinin Yields from Existing Operations Through the Introduction of a Novel Process Step
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda, Tanzania, Kenya and 1 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
WINNER
OCT 2013
A community-based mental health intervention for maternal mental health in Rwanda
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Ageing, Social and Behavior Change and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INRwanda
  1. $202,240VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
WINNER
OCT 2013
A smart-phone EEG to diagnose seizure disorders in Bhutan
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INBhutan
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Breaking the scale up ceiling
  1. INPLEMENTED INGhana
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water Using Agriculture/Food-Industry Solid Wastes as Low-Cost Sorbents
  1. FOCUS AREASEnvironment and Waste Management
  2. INPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Adapting a Canadian eModule on HIV-related Disability and Rehabilitation for Health Workers in Sub-Saharan Africa
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INZambia and Kenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Simple Cleaning Indicator to Increase Sanitation in Healthcare Facilities
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
A novel integrated resuscitation solution
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania, Nigeria and India
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
A point-of-care paper-based biosensor to detect and treat bronchitis
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia and Brazil
  1. $84,326VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Low Cost Synthesis of Tuberculosis Drugs Using Synthetic Biology
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Health, Processing & Production and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia and Canada
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Non-intrusive detection of rotavirus using infant diapers and a fabric strip
  1. FOCUS AREASPrevention & Vaccination, Engineering, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Would combined procalcitonin and malaria rapid tests optimize management of fever in the tropics?
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INCambodia, Tanzania, Rwanda and 2 More
  1. $84,614VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Wireless-based biosensor network to detect mycotoxins in maize harvesting, storage and transportation
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Using locally sourced probiotic food to reduce levels of potent environmental toxins.
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Health, Prevention & Vaccination and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INZambia, Uganda, Tanzania and 5 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Ultra low cost, simply operated, lab-on-a-chip detection of arsenic contamination in Bangladesh's well waters
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Sanitation and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Simple liquid microculture assay for diagnosing multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Health, Processing & Production and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INThailand
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Niramaya - 'The Community Pharmacy Approach', for building local health ecosystem
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Nano-based immunosensor for rapid and sensitive diagnosis of bilharzia in Kenya
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Non-communicable Diseases, Engineering and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Mystery clients to assess and improve quality of TB care in India
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Multiple biomarkers for diagnosis of infectious diseases. A solution to undiagnosed infection in Severe Acute Malnutrition in Children
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Digital Development and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Low Cost Microchip for Early Diagnosis of Elephantiasis
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Digital Development
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia and Canada
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Lab Free, Low Cost Malaria Testing
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Health, Processing & Production and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $74,982VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Innovative Approach in TB Care in Armenia
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INArmenia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Inducing resistance to HIV infection
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
iDE Cambodia -- Treating Waste with Lime
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Research and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INCambodia
  1. $75,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
High-througput approach to discover new dengue vaccine
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Prevention & Vaccination
  2. INPLEMENTED INThailand
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Hermetic storage for controlling postharvest losses and aflatoxin poisoning
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Health, Cultivation & Tools and 5 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Footwear fitted with repellent-impregnated material to deter blood-seeking mosquitoes.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Human Centered Design
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,561VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
FingerPrint Biometric System for Community Health Linkage in Western Kenya
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Monitoring & Evaluation and Data/Analytics
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Evaluation of novel optical technology to screen for bladder problems impacting health outcomes in Uganda.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INEthiopia, Uganda and Canada
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Empower ASHAs to provide mobile, multiplex, pregnancy screening
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Digital Development
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Digital African Health Library
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Health, Research and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda, South Sudan, Somalia and 4 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Development of Antibacterial Copper Coatings for Reducing Healthcare-Associated Infections
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
WINNER
OCT 2013
WINNER
OCT 2013
An innovative village-driven low tech for malaria eradication
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
An innovative food banking scheme to prevent child malnutrition in rural communities
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture and Post Harvest
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
WINNER
OCT 2013
Addressing indoor air pollution by increasing access to clean cooking technology
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy and Clean Cooking
  2. INPLEMENTED INSenegal
  1. $84,594VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
A simple yeast-based blood screening assay
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Health, Processing & Production and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INJamaica, Canada and Belize
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
A Rapid and Early HIV RNA Test
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
A portable breast cancer detection device using solid-state microwave detectors.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Digital Development
  2. INPLEMENTED INSouth Africa, Portugal, Nigeria and 3 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
A Field-usable Rapid Microbial Water Quality Test
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Sanitation and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
WawaRed Rural
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development and Technology
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru
  1. $84,720VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
The Miracle Tree
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Sanitation, Youth and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INNigeria
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
The ctrl.para.site Project
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
PurifAid
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Impacting Rural Healthcare
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Engineering and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
GreenHeat
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy, Biomass/BioFuel, Energy Efficiency and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,530VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
AERO
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Housing and Infrastructure, Technology and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Access Afya
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Health, Basic Education and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
A Rapid Test for Simultaneous Identification and Detection of Antimicrobial Resistance at Point of Care for Bacterial Infections
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Research and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia and Canada
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
A 'sympathetic pregnancy' vaccine
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INColombia, Canada and Benin
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Taking a LEEP! Implementing a "See and LEEP"strategy for women in Western Kenya with positive cervical cancer screening
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,089VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Operation-Karibu
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Technology
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,462VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Immunotherapy of tuberculosis
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INMongolia, Ukraine and South Africa
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Ensuring treatment adherence through
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INThailand
  1. $84,623VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Empowering "ORS Moms" and Activating Faith Communities
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Research and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INNigeria
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Building Emergency Capacity
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Monitoring & Evaluation and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INEthiopia
  1. $84,604VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
AFRIpads Washable Sanitary Pads
  1. FOCUS AREASEconomic Growth and Trade, Education, Environment and 5 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and 2 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Wello WaterWheel
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Gender, Health and 3 More
  1. $84,397VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
TakaTaka Waste Management Solution
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Sanitation
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
CommCare
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Communication with Communities and 9 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2013
The friendship bench program
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INZimbabwe
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2013
Countering youth and urban violence with a community engagement cultural therapy program in Kingston, Jamaica
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Youth, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INJamaica
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2013
WINNER
SEP 2013
Development of an informal network of community mental health services for victims of child abuse provided by community-based caregivers in Haiti
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INHaiti
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2013
Improving access to high quality treatment and rehabilitation services for people with mental disorders in India
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $158,054VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2013
Introducing school mental health in Ethiopia
  1. FOCUS AREASSocial and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INEthiopia
  1. $178,277VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2013
WINNER
SEP 2013
Jiko Raha
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Entrepreneurship and Clean Cooking
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $60,000PENDING
  2. FUNDINGStars in Global Health Round 3
  3. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
AUG 2013
Cancer: Summit Pharmaceauticals Limited
  1. FOCUS AREASNon-communicable Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
AUG 2013
Jiko Raha
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Entrepreneurship and Clean Cooking
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $70,000PENDING
  2. FUNDINGStars in Global Health Round 3
  3. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JUL 2013
Road traffic accident
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Housing and Infrastructure, Ageing and 5 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INNepal
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JUN 2013
Hands-off sanitation marketing - Make the impossible possible
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Environment, Waste Management and 5 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INCambodia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JUN 2013
INFORM
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Health, Methods & Learning and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $42,375VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JUN 2013
Health within our reach – road to Matangwe
  1. INPLEMENTED INKenya, India and Canada
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2013
Traditional healers, the oxen of the land!
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INEthiopia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2013
The antifungal therapeutic effects of sertraline in HIV-infected adults with cryptococcal meningitis
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Research and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2013
Sustaining public HIV services in the post-PEPFAR world through socially acceptable charging of patients
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Research and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2013
MSc water resource program proliferation
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INZambia, Nigeria and Canada
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2013
Increasing the detection, confirmation and treatment of children with tuberculosis in Ethiopia - technology meets social justice
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INEthiopia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2013
WINNER
MAY 2013
Battling antimicrobial resistant microorganisms with a monitoring system tailored for under-resourced settings
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Non-communicable Diseases and Infectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2013
From waste to wealth
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Economic Growth and Trade and Peace and Resilience
  2. INPLEMENTED INLiberia
  1. $78,767VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2013
Portable exposure-free huts to protect itinerant rice farmers from mosquito-borne illnesses
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2013
Banza Toilets
  1. FOCUS AREASEnvironment, Health, Housing and Infrastructure and 6 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2013
Plant-based high-intensity protein sweeteners
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $42,375VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2013
Mobile and e-Learning solutions to reduce critical health disparities in Ghana
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Health, Research and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INGhana
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
MAY 2013
NCD CARE INTEGRATION INTO HIV AND MCH/FP PRGRAMMES IN KENYA
  1. FOCUS AREASNon-communicable Diseases
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Mobile Health
  1. INPLEMENTED INPakistan and South Africa
  1. $750,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
APR 2013
“ATMIYATA” promoting wellbeing, reducing distress and improving access to mental care through self-help groups and farmers clubs in rural Maharashtra
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Social and Behavior Change and Monitoring & Evaluation
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $200,499VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Nepal Sanitation Marketing Scale-Up Project
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Environment
  2. INPLEMENTED INNepal
  1. $750,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
APR 2013
Decreasing child mortality in Guyana through neonatal service delivery
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INGuyana
  1. $225,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
APR 2013
WelTel Kenya2
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Digital Development and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $750,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
APR 2013
Lucky Iron Fish™
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INCambodia
  1. $375,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Transition to Scale
WINNER
APR 2013
Low-cost and portable capsule endoscopic system with novel imaging and multi-lighting vision capability
  1. FOCUS AREASHuman Centered Design
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia and Bangladesh
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Use of rosella (Hibiscus sabdariffa) flower products to correct iron deficiency anaemia
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $78,945VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Toxicity of curry tree phytochemical(s) to anopheles gambiae malaria vector
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Solar powered oxygen delivery
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy, Solar, Health and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Small scale hydro power for rural health in Nepal
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Energy, Sanitation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INNepal
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Simulation based training for infant hydrocephalus treatment
  1. FOCUS AREASDigital Development
  2. INPLEMENTED INGhana and Canada
  1. $74,850VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Saving 1 million mothers and children with affordable, needle-free, painless anemia-screening
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INPeru, Mexico, Mali and 6 More
  1. $40,556VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Reducing the health and environmental impacts of pesticides through early toxicity evaluation
  1. FOCUS AREASResearch
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines and Canada
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Rapid & non-invasive diagnostic breath sensors
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INCanada and Bangladesh
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Proteomic analysis of the molecular mechanisms of latency and drug-resistance in m. africanum I and screen for novel antimycobacterials from fungal sources
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Research and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUnited States, Switzerland and Ghana
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Portable diagnostic instrumentation using electrochemical sensor interface for cell-phones
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Human Centered Design
  2. INPLEMENTED INEthiopia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and 6 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Physiologically individualized therapy for resistant hypertension in Africa
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Research and Monitoring & Evaluation
  2. INPLEMENTED INSouth Africa, Rwanda, Nigeria and 1 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Optimising an electronic TB register to increase tuberculosis case detection and treatment success in Uganda and South Sudan.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Ageing, Prevention & Vaccination and 5 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda and South Sudan
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
One rapid test for three forms of trypanosomiasis
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda, Tanzania, Kenya and 1 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Obstetric fistula awareness and advocacy network
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Communications and Media and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $74,313VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Nutrition improvement for mothers_children and people living with HIV/AIDS
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INRwanda
  1. $72,967VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Novel single diagnostic assay for active, latent and drug resistant tuberculosis.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $38,813VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Mobile health. Empowering patients own their medical records in Sub-Saharan Africa using mobile phones
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $67,379VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Mitishamba database of natural products from Kenyan plants for design of antimalarial drugs
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUnited States and Kenya
  1. $83,276VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Intranasal nicotine vaccine
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INVietnam
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Instrument for ultra sensitive and rapid detection of myocardial infarction among rural populace
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $42,375VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Improving rehabilitation services through evidence-based practice - assessing neurological recovery
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Non-communicable Diseases and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia and Canada
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Improving prompt access to antimalarials through mobile accredited drug dispensing outlets in rural remote areas in Kilosa district, Tanzania
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Improving maternal and child health at the root through village level biotechnologies
  1. FOCUS AREASSocial and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Improved diagnosis of respiratory disorders through urine metabolomics
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Non-communicable Diseases and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INUnited States, United Kingdom, India and 1 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
WINNER
APR 2013
Health interventions of street food vendors in Bangladesh for strengthening street food safety
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Ageing, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 5 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Grow-your-own bacterial defenders against waterborne diseases
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Non-communicable Diseases, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INPhilippines, India and Canada
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Finding new malaria treatments using existing drugs
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Non-communicable Diseases, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia and Canada
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Ecosystem approaches to improved water and farm health in Vietnam.
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Health, Prevention & Vaccination and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INZimbabwe, Zambia, Yemen and 31 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Development of novel rhizobial inoculants for inducing drought tolerance in cereals
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Seeds & Stock, Food Safety and Standards and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Development of low-cost instrument for blood cell measurements in under-resourced countries
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Non-communicable Diseases and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INEgypt and Canada
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Development of diagnostic kit for early and rapid detection of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis and its evaluation in health centres
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INZimbabwe, Zambia, Vietnam and 28 More
  1. $42,375VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Development of a paper-strip for rapid detection of Ebola and Marburg viral hemorrhagic fevers at the point of care in Ugandan villages
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUnited States, United Kingdom, Uganda and 1 More
  1. $84,681VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Development of a diagnostic test to detect leishmania in the blood.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
WINNER
APR 2013
WINNER
APR 2013
WINNER
APR 2013
Combining technologies innovatively to reduce rape and HIV
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Human Centered Design and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUnited States, Tanzania, South Africa and 5 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Building social capital for health innovation
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Public-Private Partnerships and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INSouth Africa and Kenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Analysis of anti-diabetic compounds in opuntia plant species and camel milk in arid and semi-arid lands of Kenya
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Research, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
An integrated model for eliminating childhood malnutrition in rural Uganda
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Affordable biodigesters for improved health.
  1. FOCUS AREASEnvironment, Health, Air Quality and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $78,715VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
WINNER
APR 2013
A toolkit to save newborn lives
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Resilience
  2. INPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $155,700VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
A new plastic strip for the diagnosis of dengue in Brazil
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INBrazil
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
WINNER
APR 2013
Acceptability, feasibility and viral, nutritional, immunologic and microbiologic safety of flash-heated treatment of breast milk
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Resilience and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INSudan, South Sudan and Ethiopia
  1. $84,472VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Enabling access to health
  1. FOCUS AREASGender, Health, Economic Empowerment and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $83,206VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Use of simple technology to treat and store water
  1. FOCUS AREASResearch
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $83,776VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
MOM
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Human Centered Design
  2. INPLEMENTED INZimbabwe, Pakistan, Nigeria and 1 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Detecting early breast cancer using diagnostic breast Ultrasound in rural areas
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $82,928VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
mHealth information for migrants
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Digital Development
  2. INPLEMENTED INVietnam
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Sustainable hearing healthcare
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development, Technology and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda and Canada
  1. $82,631VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Preventing infectious diarrhoea in Kenyan and Indian communities
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Ageing and 5 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya and India
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
M-ultra
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INNepal, India and Bangladesh
  1. $41,016VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Heat shock drugs for malaria
  1. FOCUS AREASResearch
  2. INPLEMENTED INCanada and Cameroon
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
G4P
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INMalawi
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
WINNER
APR 2013
WINNER
APR 2013
Abolishing drug resistance
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda, India and Canada
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
A handy device for rapid screening of diarrheal pathogens in water
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Resilience
  2. INPLEMENTED INChina
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
A community-based health watch network in northeastern Thailand
  1. FOCUS AREASResearch
  2. INPLEMENTED INThailand
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
DxPhone
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $42,375VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Using community-made mobile videos in the local languages as a model for maternal and neonatal health rducation in rural settings in Uganda
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Digital Development and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Preventing maternal mortality in biase local government area of Cross River State, Nigeria
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INNigeria
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Multi-Disease Diagnostics
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Ageing, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 5 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INSouth Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania and 2 More
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
WINNER
APR 2013
Improving diagnosis, case management and surveillance of malaraia and syphilis, through point-of-care mobile devices
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Helicase dependant amplification for simpler diagnosis of human African trypanosomiasis
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Research, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $81,602VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
WINNER
APR 2013
Development of a dual natural pesticide for pre- and postharvest of maize in Tanzania
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Health, Cultivation & Tools and 4 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $73,419VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Developing phytomedicines and pharmaceutical products against malaria using selected medicinal plants from Kenya and Nigeria
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INNigeria and Kenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
“Reward N Conquer”, motorcycle accident prevention project, Kenya
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Health, Basic Education and 6 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
“No sugar for me”
  1. FOCUS AREASGender, Child Protection, Economic Empowerment and 7 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Validation and Development of affordable Sweat test for TB diagnosis.
  1. FOCUS AREASInfectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INNigeria
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
APR 2013
Measuring the Impact of Novel Enteric Diagnostics - How Many Children's Lives Can Be Saved?
  1. FOCUS AREASInfectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INBotswana
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
DEC 2012
Ceramic incisional blade
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Human Centered Design
  2. INPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
DEC 2012
A point-of-care TB diagnostic assay in HIV-TB infected persons
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Research and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INZambia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Training students as family health workers to increase access to community-based health care
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Health and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INAfghanistan
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Ti Kay Haiti tuberculosis adherence program
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INHaiti
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Supporting community heath through a systematic biometric vaccine registry
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development and Technology
  2. INPLEMENTED INGhana
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Strengthening pathways of care for people living with HIV in Western Kenya through the use of an electronic medical record
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and Technology
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Report 2 save - Road accident reporting database in Namibia
  1. FOCUS AREASTechnology
  2. INPLEMENTED INNamibia
  1. $84,267VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Integrated disease control of human schistosomiasis using a combined health, environmental and crevetticulture intervention.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INSenegal
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Improving tuberculosis surveillance in low resource settings using the ledger shredder
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Digital Development and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Improving girls' and women's health and sanitation--One pad at a time
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Sanitation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INRwanda
  1. $84,692VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Identification of Novel Vaccine Candidates for African Trypanosomiasis
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $82,961VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Hearing Express
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Ageing, Human Centered Design and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INJordan
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Empowering local grocers to reduce malnutrition in children under the age of 2 years in rural Tanzania
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Health, Youth and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Development of a point of care test for the diagnosis of buruli ulcer disease
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Monitoring & Evaluation
  2. INPLEMENTED INGhana
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Developing a culturally sensitive group support psychotherapy model to treat depression among HIV positive individuals in Uganda.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
WINNER
NOV 2012
Birth - Easier And Safer (Birth-EAS)
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $84,764VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
A novel way to manage fecal incontinence in non-ambulatory patients.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $39,375VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
A novel hearing screening device to screen newborns in resource constrained settings.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development, Youth and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $39,375VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
100% sanitation coverage in Haiti - A sustainable business model for household toilets in urban slums
  1. FOCUS AREASEnvironment, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Sanitation and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INHaiti
  1. $80,591VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Negotiating a Better Future
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Gender, Methods & Learning and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INZambia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Waste2Energy Project
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy, Environment, Health and 5 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
WINNER
NOV 2012
The burn survival kit
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $74,325VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
Refreshing Development
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Sanitation, Youth and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INZambia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
NOV 2012
House design modification for malaria free houses
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Human Centered Design
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Yarn-based low-cost rapid diagnostic test for leishmaniasis
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INSenegal
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Women with positive deviance approach in mental health care
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INVietnam
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Virtual reality stroke rehabilitation
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development, Technology and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INMalaysia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Vi-Shwas' - An innovative model of physician leadership. Building trust, building communities.
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Health and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $39,872VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
WINNER
SEP 2012
The Kilimanjaro cervical screening project
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Non-communicable Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. $74,734VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
WINNER
SEP 2012
The effect of ICT devices on community health services in Zambia
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Health, Public-Private Partnerships and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INZambia
  1. $78,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Sustainable aquatic agriculture for lakes and other freshwater bodies
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Environment, Processing & Production and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INNicaragua
  1. $84,648VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Social marketing for co-packaging and community delivery of ORT & Zinc to treat diarrhea
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Youth
  2. INPLEMENTED INGuatemala
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Simple, fast and inexpensive detection of viability and drug resistance for tuberculosis bacteria through miniaturization and parallelization
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Monitoring & Evaluation
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
WINNER
SEP 2012
Recherches, interventions et courtage pour sauver la vie des enfants au Burkina Faso
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development, Social and Behavior Change and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INBurkina Faso
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Rapid molecular assay for early detection of dengue in primary care setting
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndonesia
  1. $42,375VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Patient safety by low-tech simulation
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Education and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INRwanda
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Optimization of a novel biomarker for point of care (POC) monitoring of HIV-1 infection and HIV vaccine development
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INCameroon
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Low-cost and portable hematology analyzer
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Research and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Lifestyle modifications to reduce obesity and promote physical activity in Africa
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Education, Basic Education and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INNigeria
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Insect parasitic nematode, romanomermis iyengari, in malaria control
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Human Centered Design
  2. INPLEMENTED INBenin
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Improving rural water service delivery using mobile phone technology
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Digital Development and Technology
  2. INPLEMENTED INGhana
  1. $74,736VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Hemostatic nanoparticles to control postpartum hemorrhaging
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Fast, affordable, easy-to-use TB and MDR-TB handheld tester for use in poor resource settings
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development, Social and Behavior Change and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
WINNER
SEP 2012
Develop novel malaria vaccines against plasmodium vivax
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Research and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $42,375VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Ceramic silver-zeolite impregnated filters for low cost point of use drinking water treatment in Ghana
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INGhana
  1. $64,084VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Barcodes for improved child vaccination and family nutrition
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Health, Seeds & Stock and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Action against viral hepatitis
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Communications and Media and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INMongolia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
A rapid, inexpensive, easy-to-use HIV meter
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination, Research and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INZimbabwe
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Simple inexpensive safety kitchen and low birth weight in resource-poor setting
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy and Energy Efficiency
  2. INPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Detecting multi-drug resistant TB with DNA amplification by destabilization
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Human Centered Design and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INSouth Africa and Zimbabwe
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Defeating the giant with a slingshot
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Ageing and Human Centered Design
  2. INPLEMENTED INNepal
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Improving access to medicines
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Goonj
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Good Governance, Digital Development and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $42,375VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Beyond Borders
  1. FOCUS AREASEconomic Growth and Trade and Microeconomics
  2. INPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Advancement of humanitarian training through e-learning and mobile technologies
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Humanitarian Assistance, Education and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INTunisia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Visible Light Photocatalysts for Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) Prevention and Control
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
  2. INPLEMENTED INChina
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
ayzh
  1. FOCUS AREASGender Equity, Menstrual Hygiene and Maternal Newborn and Child Health
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia and Kenya
  1. $42,294VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Improving mental health care in Afghanistan, Badakshan province through e-Health
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Development, Data/Analytics and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INAfghanistan
  1. $691,506VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
The friendship bench program
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INZimbabwe
  1. $623,036VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
The Biaber Project - Scaling up interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) for common mental disorders in Ethiopia
  1. FOCUS AREASGender, Health, Gender Equity and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INEthiopia
  1. $720,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Building an online community of practice for mental health & psychosocial support in emergencies and situations of adversity
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Humanitarian Assistance, Human Centered Design and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INSri Lanka
  1. $644,081VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
The computer-based drug and alcohol training assessment in Kenya (e-DATA K)
  1. FOCUS AREASHigher Education, Teacher Development and Training, Digital Development and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $888,908VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
WINNER
SEP 2012
An integrated approach to addressing the challenge of depression among the youth in Malawi and Tanzania
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Monitoring & Evaluation
  2. INPLEMENTED INZambia and Malawi
  1. $1,970,225VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
“ATMIYATA” promoting wellbeing, reducing distress and improving access to mental care through self-help groups and farmers clubs in rural Maharashtra
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Social and Behavior Change and Monitoring & Evaluation
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $787,883VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Identification and treatment for people with dementia in sub-saharan Africa
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Ageing, Human Centered Design and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania and Nigeria
  1. $648,815VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
AUG 2012
Pumani bCPAP
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Public-Private Partnerships
  2. INPLEMENTED INHaiti, Indonesia, Liberia and 4 More
  1. $2,000,000VERIFIED
  2. FUNDINGSaving Lives at Birth (Round 2)
  3. ORGANIZATIONSDepartment for International Development, Grand Challenges Canada, Korea International Cooperation Agency, Norad, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and U.S. Agency for International Development as part of Saving Lives at Birth
WINNER
JAN 2012
The Kibera medical record initiative
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Research and Monitoring & Evaluation
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
Portable cell analyzer for global health/HIV monitoring
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases and Engineering
  2. INPLEMENTED INMozambique
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
Plant virus based nanoparticles as an adjuvant for the development of an efficient and low cost vaccine against malaria.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Prevention & Vaccination and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
Mobile health solutions for breast cancer case-finding, referral, and navigation in rural Bangladesh.
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Gender, Social Services and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
Electricity-free device for infectious disease diagnosis in poor resource settings
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INSudan
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
WINNER
JAN 2012
Saving lives
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Non-communicable Diseases and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
Point-of-care technology for the diagnosis of multiple diseases
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INNigeria and Pakistan
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
Filling the gap
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INNepal
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
A novel artificial knee joint for lower-limb amputations
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Social and Behavior Change
  2. INPLEMENTED INChile
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
WelTel Kenya2
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Digital Development and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
The camera oximeter
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Research, Technology and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INSouth Africa and Uganda
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
Preventing and treating avoidable blindness from glaucoma
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Education, Prevention & Vaccination and 1 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INEthiopia and Kenya
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
Filters from poultry feathers for removal of arsenic from contaminated drinking water
  1. FOCUS AREASWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Research
  2. INPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
TB_View 1000: Low cost digital X-ray for tuberculosis screening
  1. FOCUS AREASInfectious & Vector Diseases
  2. INPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $84,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
Family networks to improve outcomes in children with developmental disorders
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Education, Parent & Family Engagement and 3 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $576,131VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
NOV 2011
Mobile payment enabled health insurance
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $84,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
AUG 2011
Scaling the Pratt Pouch in Uganda
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. INPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $250,000