Foundation / Corporation
Grand Challenges Canada, Global Affairs Canada and Government of the United Kingdom
08/29/22 5:00 PM EST
Contract for services to a USA, Canada, or International individual to oversee studies related to the mental health of young adults. The purpose of the studies is to address the mental health challenges of young adults in low and middle-income countries. Specific countries of interest include Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Morocco, Romania, Senegal, Tanzania, and Vietnam. The selected subcontractor will supervise the funding of 3-5 regionally focused grants for LMIC-driven longitudinal, multi-site, multinational, cohort-based research investments.
Grand Challenges Canada is seeking a subcontractor to support the Global Mental Health program. The subcontractor will be responsible for designing and implementing a research funding call to better understand and estimate the long-term mental health impacts of emerging stressors on young people.
The Mental Health Initiative strives to contribute to the continuous improvement of young people’s mental health and wellbeing in LMIC contexts. It applies a systemic approach combining research, innovation, policy, and advocacy measures that address cultural, social, economic, political, and environmental drivers of mental health. To foster a thriving eco-system for the mental health of young people, country-based and global networks working for the mental health of young people will be strengthened. The aim is to have locally driven, needs and evidence-based innovative approaches that focus on community-based prevention and promotion, that have the potential for transformative change and provide young people with the skills to help alleviate the mental health burden seen in adulthood.
Specific objectives of the Mental Health Initiative include:
The subcontractor will be expected to:
For additional information regarding subcontractor responsibilities, see: https://www.grandchallenges.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/MHI-R3_RFP-SC-2022-08-02_Final.pdf#page=10
GrantWatch ID#: 205084
The resulting contract will be in effect for seven years with an initial one-year development phase followed by a six- year implementation phase contingent on review.
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Submit applications to:
Grand Challenges Canada / Grands Défis Canada
MaRS Centre, West Tower
661 University Avenue, Suite 1720
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1M1
Attention: Nicole Bardikoff, Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Mental Health
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