UNTIL, UNESCO, ITU, UNDP and Health 2.0 are co-organizing 2019's Decoding Health Challenge
This challenge will bring together healthcare startups and data scientists to crack the code on the leading causes of disability and death in Egypt
Applications are open until October 28th
Datasets from some of Egypt’s biggest hospitals, pharmaceuticals, and developmental organizations will be available to the teams. This is a great opportunity to gain some real insights into Egypt's healthcare data.
Teams will use these insights to develop tech solutions to help patients, their families and decision-makers to tackle their healthcare obstacles
The final prize award is proudly sponsored by Novartis awarding $10,000
First place: $5,000
Second place: $3,000
Third place: $2,000
Who should apply?
Data scientists and healthcare startups focused on non-communicable diseases
What happens after you apply?
6-8 teams of matched startups and data scientists will be accepted to partake in the challenge, and attend a 3-days bootcamp with mentoring and trainings. The challenge will take place 10 days after the bootcamp.
"The advances of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, including those brought on by a combination of computing power, robotics, big data and artificial intelligence, are generating revolutions in health care, transport and manufacturing.
I am convinced that these new capacities can help us to lift millions of people out of poverty, achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and enable developing countries to leap‑frog into a better future."
23 March 2018, New York