Stars in Global Health Awards
The University of Saskatchewan recently received three Grand Challenges Canada Stars in Global Health awards.
Dr. Anh Dinh from the College of Engineering was awarded $112,000 for his project "Developing a low cost device for breast cancer detection in Vietnam using ultrawideband technilogy"
Dr. Bert Vandenberg from the College of Agriculture and Bioresources received $112,000 for his project "Fortifying Lentil and Chickpea Dhal to Alleviate Fe Deficiency in South Asia" - Bangladesh
Dr. Lorna Butler from the College of Nursing received $112,000 for her project "Pathways to Rural/Remote Health Capacity: Moving Technology from Education to Practice" - Philippines
Funding Opportunity - Grand Challenges Canada
Saving Brains - Scaling Impact:
- Grand Challenges Canada is seeking bold ideas with big impact for products, services, policies and implementation models that protect and nurture early childhood brain development in a sustainable manner in low- and middle-income countries.
- Grand Challenges Canada funds a variety of project types, including but not limited to: • Products, including diagnostics, drugs, medical devices/equipment, information and communication technologies • Services, including education or training programs and health care delivery systems • Implementation models, including financial or business models, policies, and social enterprises. Of particular interest to Grand Challenges Canada are sustainable social enterprises that support early brain development.
Deadline: September 4, 2014
International Funding Opportunities for Students