Canada supports Peru’s efforts in healthcare innovation

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Peru’s National Council for Science, Technology, & Technological Innovation (Concytec) and Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, have announced a collaborative agreement that will support ‘Stars in Global Health’ innovators based in Peru.

The Stars in Global Health program is designed to support Bold Ideas with Big Impact from the best and brightest talent, both in low- and middle-income countries and in Canada, to use scientific/technical, social and business innovation to alleviate some of the world’s most critical global health and development issues.

To date, total investments under the Grand Challenges Canada Stars in Global Health program is $32 million in 295 projects, Grand Challenges Canada said in a press release.

Source: Peru This Week (link opens in a new window)

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