Join us for the 5th Annual CAMTech Uganda MedTech Hack-a-thon, which will bring together bright minds from across the globe to develop innovative medical technologies that can improve neonatal and maternal health in low-resource settings.
New to hack-a-thons? Read the FAQ Guide to learn more about what goes on during the 48-hour event.
Friday, August 25th (tentative)
|9:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Workshops|
|2:00 PM - 4:00 PM||Clinical Site Visit|
|6:30 PM - 9:00 PM||Pre-hack reception & networking|
Saturday, August 26th
|8:30 AM - 9:30 AM||Registration, Breakfast, Networking|
|9:30 AM - 10:30 AM||Kick-off, Inspirational Speaker, Hack-a-thon Intro|
|10:30 AM - 12:00 PM||2 Rounds of pitching|
|12:30PM – Onwards||Hacking & mentoring (participants are encouraged to hack overnight)|
Sunday, August 27th
|8:30 AM - 2:30 PM||More hacking & mentoring|
|10:00 AM – 1:30 PM||Practice pitching with mentors|
|2:30 PM - 4:30 PM||Final presentations & judging|
|4:30 PM - 5:00 PM||Awards and closing remarks|
Below are helpful articles, reports, and statistics about neonatal and maternal health in Uganda.
Situational Analysis of Newborn Health in Uganda – Ugandan Ministry of Health
Opportunities for Africa’s Newborns – The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health – World Health Organization
The 2017 hack-at-hon presents an unprecedented opportunity for sponsors to engage a diverse talent pool across the globe to help improve neonatal and maternal health in low- and middle-income countries. Sponsors experience:
For additional questions, contact Sandra Butler.