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USAID-logoUSAID has announced grand challenge to help fight Ebola.

The challenge is for innovators around the world to submit ideas focused on improving the tools used by frontline healthcare workers in the fight against Ebola in West Africa

USAID is partnering with the White House Office of Science and Technology, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, other U.S. agencies and the Government of Sweden to launch Fighting Ebola: A Grand Challenge for Development to help health care workers on the front lines provide better care and stop the spread of Ebola.

  • Engage the global community to identify ingenious ideas that deliver practical and cost-effective innovations in a matter of months, not years;
  • Forge public private partnerships necessary to test and scale these innovations and;
  • Provide critical funding to get some of the most promising ideas into the field quickly.

For more details concerning the challenge, follow this link USAID Challenge