Updated Oct 02, 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

$51,396,103
To Date
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640
Funded Innovations
651
Funded Deals
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17,806,466
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
DEC 2018
Conversion of banana stems into low cost Sanitary pads
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Environment, Health and 3 More
  2. IMPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $75,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONGrand Challenges Canada as part of Stars in Global Health
WINNER
SEP 2018
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
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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