6 Canadian game-changing ideas for global health care

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

A Ziploc bag filled with $5 worth of tools to save newborn babies’ lives in third world countries. A vaccine for smokers to help counter nicotine’s addictive effects. And even using Skype so Canadian doctors can walk their counterparts in Ghana through surgeries.

Those are just a handful of made-in-Canada ideas that are transforming global health care.

On Monday, Grand Challenges Canada poured $10.9 million in seed money funding to 102 ideas scientists are working on in health care innovation.

Source: Global News Canada (link opens in a new window)

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