GCE-India Round -II Jan – Feb 2017
List of Challenges

There are 13 problem statements for Round-2 of Grand Challenges Explorations – India. These are listed below:

1. Child and Maternal Health

1.1. Accelerate Development of New Therapies for Childhood Cryptosporidium Infection
1.2. Addressing Newborn and Infant Gut Health Through Bacteriophage-Mediated Microbiome Engineering
1.3. Explore New Ways to Measure Brain Development
1.4. Explore New Ways to Measure Gestational Age
1.5. Explore New Ways to predict and prevent Birth Asphyxia

2. Family Planning

2.1. Develop Novel Platforms to Accelerate Contraceptive Drug Discovery
2.2. Develop the Next Generation of Condom

3. Infectious Diseases

3.1. Novel Approaches to Characterizing and Tracking the Global Burden of Antimicrobial Resistance
3.2. Explore New Solutions for Global Health Priority Areas – Develop malaria diagnostics to accelerate toward eradication
3.3. Explore New Solutions for Global Health Priority Areas – Develop Point-of-care nucleic acid diagnostics $2 per test
3.4. Explore New Solutions for Global Health Priority Areas – Enable self-testing for cervical cancer
3.5. Novel Enabling Tools and Models Supporting Development of Interventions for Enteric Dysfunction

4. Climate Change

4.1. Clean energy solutions to combat climate change for better health

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