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Innovation and Global Health Systems Hackathon: Digital Initiatives to Improve Type 1 Diabetes

October 30th, 2021 @ 8:00 am - October 31st, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

The Global Collaborative for Changing Diabetes in Children in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health and MIT Hacking medicine will organize a Hackathon on Type 1 Diabetes Digital Data Systems for Low-and-Middle Income countries on 30-31 October 2021. Innovative solutions will be geared towards enhancing data systems in six countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Myanmar and Pakistan.

Theme: Digital initiatives to improve Type 1 Diabetes

Keynote Speaker: Professor Rifat Atun, Global Health Systems, Harvard University

Eligible participants will be invited to participate in the Hackathon in the weeks leading up to the Hackathon. Participating teams will be from diverse settings but must gear their innovation towards one of the identified country priorities.

The event will be hosted over 2 days in a hybrid in-person/zoom format with participating teams joining in-person or virtually. Other partners including CDiC country and global partners will join the event in-person or virtually with delivery of keynotes, mentoring and judging of the final products. The winning team will have the opportunity to present their innovation to Novo Nordisk and Roche executive management.

To learn more about Changing Diabetes in Children, click here: (https://www.novonordisk.com/sustainable-business/access-and-affordability/changing-diabetes-in-children.html)


Start: October 30th, 2021 @ 8:00 am
End: October 31st, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
Calendars: Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event types: Social and Community-building Events, Trainings and Workshops


Longwood Campus
Gordon Hall, Harvard Medical School (Registration required)