Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) supports innovators in low and middle-income countries
and Canada. It is one of the largest social impact investors in Canada and has supported a
pipeline of more
than 1,000 innovations in more than 90 countries.
AHB is currently supporting GCC with the implementation of a ten (10) month public sector scaling platform to support the maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) innovations in low and middle – income coun tries supported through the Grand Challenges Canada’s Transition to Scale program. The aim of the public sector scaling platform is to help innovators successfully develop and/or implement public sectors scaling strategies and ultimately increase the impact of GCCs investments.
Throughout the program, AHB plays an advisory role to to 13 innovators, covering six countries (Zambia, Uganda, Kenya, Mali, Ghana and Nigeria). Throughout the project, AHB provides an understanding of the local public procurement systems, processes, and actors through: