Updated Sep 03, 2018

Stars in Global Health  FUNDING INITIATIVE

http://www.grandchallenges.ca/programs/stars-in-global-health/

About Stars in Global Health

The Stars in Global Health program supports Bold Ideas with Big Impact®from the best and brightest scientists and innovators, both in low- and middle-income countries and in Canada, to address some of the most pressing global health challenges. It provides funding to explore transformative ideas at proof-of-concept that bring together scientific/technical, social and business innovation.

The Stars in Global Health program supports Bold Ideas with Big Impact®from the best and brightest scientists and innovators, both in low- and middle-income countries and in Canada, to address some of the most pressing global health challenges. It provides funding to explore transformative ideas at proof-of-concept that apply Integrated Innovation®– the coordinated application of scientific/technological, social and business innovation – in order to sustainably bring solutions to scale.
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Funding Opportunities

$224,777
To Date
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640
Funded Innovations
647
Funded Deals
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17,805,355
Lives Impacted
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Where we work
Africa
Asia and Pacific
Europe and Eurasia
Latin America / Caribbean
North America
Middle East and North Africa
Focus Areas
Health

Funding History

WINNER
AUG 2018
Refugees Immunization App (RImA) pilot and evaluation
  1. FOCUS AREASInfectious & Vector Diseases
  2. IMPLEMENTED INJordan
  1. $75,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JUN 2018
Check2gether: Improving Access and Quality of Antenatal Care
  1. FOCUS AREASMaternal Newborn and Child Health
  2. IMPLEMENTED INIndonesia
  1. $74,777VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
JUN 2018
Savings Clubs as a Positive Incentive for Reproductive Health Among South Sudanese Refugees
  1. FOCUS AREASMaternal Newborn and Child Health and Sexual and Reproductive Health
  2. IMPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. $75,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
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Connected Innovations

Partner
Nov 2017
Conversion of agricultural by-produts into low cost sanitary pads
  1. FOCUS AREASWaste Management, Processing & Production and Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
  2. IMPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. Key Partnership
  2. Has a government partnership with Grand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health