Updated May 22, 2018

Global Mental Health  FUNDING INITIATIVE

http://www.grandchallenges.ca/programs/global-mental-health/

About Global Mental Health

Grand Challenges Canada’s Global Mental Health program supports bold ideas to improve treatments and expand access to care for mental disorders, through transformational, aff­ordable and cost-e­ffective innovations that have the potential to be sustainable at scale.
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$22,096,786
To Date
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44
Funded Innovations
52
Funded Deals
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Where we work
Low and Middle Income Countries
Focus Areas
Mental Health

Funding History

WINNER
NOV 2015
The friendship bench program
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Social and Behavior Change
  2. IMPLEMENTED INZimbabwe
  1. $770,020VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
Pass Plus (Pass+)
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. IMPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $222,750VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
OCT 2014
WINNER
OCT 2014
Increasing access to mental health care within a social business
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. IMPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
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. IMPLEMENTED INHaiti
  1. $219,942VERIFIED
  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. IMPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $1,181,196VERIFIED
  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. IMPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $317,690VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
DEC 2013
Tackling the elephant in the room
  1. FOCUS AREASSocial and Behavior Change
  2. IMPLEMENTED 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, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and 3 More
  2. IMPLEMENTED 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. IMPLEMENTED 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. IMPLEMENTED 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. IMPLEMENTED 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. IMPLEMENTED INGuatemala
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
NOV 2013
OSITA
  1. IMPLEMENTED INColombia
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
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. IMPLEMENTED INRwanda
  1. $202,240VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
WINNER
OCT 2013
WINNER
OCT 2013
A smart-phone EEG to diagnose seizure disorders in Bhutan
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth and Research
  2. IMPLEMENTED INBhutan
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
OCT 2013
Breaking the scale up ceiling
  1. IMPLEMENTED INGhana
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
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. IMPLEMENTED INHaiti
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  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. IMPLEMENTED INEthiopia
  1. $178,277VERIFIED
  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. IMPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $158,054VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2013
Early diagnosis and interventions for childhood neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) among children under the age of 3 years in Lagos State, Nigeria
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Social and Behavior Change, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. IMPLEMENTED INNigeria
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2013
The friendship bench program
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Social and Behavior Change
  2. IMPLEMENTED 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, Social and Behavior Change, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. IMPLEMENTED INJamaica
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2013
Domestic health visitors for improving access to care of people with epilepsy in Laos
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Ageing, Social and Behavior Change and 3 More
  1. $202,500VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
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. IMPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. $200,499VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental 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. IMPLEMENTED 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. IMPLEMENTED 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. IMPLEMENTED 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. IMPLEMENTED 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. IMPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $888,908VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
SEP 2012
Early diagnosis and interventions for childhood neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) among children under the age of 3 years in Lagos State, Nigeria
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Social and Behavior Change, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 More
  2. IMPLEMENTED INNigeria
  1. $1,784,552VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
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. IMPLEMENTED INMalawi and Zambia
  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. IMPLEMENTED 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. IMPLEMENTED INNigeria and Tanzania
  1. $648,815VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
WINNER
JAN 2012
Family networks to improve outcomes in children with developmental disorders
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Health, Parent & Family Engagement and 3 More
  2. IMPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. $576,131VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Global Mental Health
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