Global Child Health Equity Seed Grant

MCHRI Funded Partner

The Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) is pleased to sponsor the Global Child Health Equity (GCHE) Seed Grants with the Global Child Health program and the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health. The seed grants aims to support two global health seed grants of up to $25,000 each for projects seeking solutions to improve the health of pregnant women and children in low-resource settings.

See recent awards announcement in Stanford Medicine.

2018 Awards

Jennifer Keller, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Co-Investigators: Syed Shariq, PhD, Department of Humanities; Anne Firth Murray, WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice

Project Title: Linguistic and Cultural Adaptation of the Building Empowerment and Resilience Program for Adolescent Girls in Gujarat, India

Clea Sarnquist, DrPH, MPHM
Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer, Department of Pediatrics

Co-PI: Michael Baiocchi, PhD, Stanford Prevention Research Center
Co-Investigators: Helen W. Wilson, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Mary Nyamongo, PhD, African Institute for Health and Development

Project Title: Mental health issues and violence among adolescents in the Nairobi slums: Can empowerment programs prevent or mitigate both?