HackWeakEnd 2019

HackWeakEnd Technology Event 2019 was held from Friday 26th - Saturday 27th April 2019. This edition addressed SDG3, SDG4, SDG8, & SDG9 of the UNDP's Sustainability Development Goals which focuses on good health and well being where we had 8 teams participate in the hackathon that addressed issues affecting the Healthcare Sector, quality education via our the software development training programme which used Python programming language this has helped alot of the participants kickstart their software development career, this will lead to decent job creation and sector and industrial innovation in various sectors.
We worked with the Ministry of Health The Gambia, Local and International Partners & sponsors, Healthcare practitioners, Industry Experts for the event and had technologists come togetherto build creative solutions to issues affecting the HealthCare sector.

Hack Sets

Hack sets are the focus areas in an industry which solutions will be based on. Every year, there will be different Hack Sets depending on the industry of focus. With support from the Government, Organizations, Industry, Experts and Partners e.t.c, the Hack Sets will be based on real life, visible issues and ills that need solutions. This year we worked with the Ministry & Depaartment of Health in the Gambia, Industry and Subject Matter Experts and Practitioners in health to come up with several issues and problems plaguing the sector. These were categorized into three themes we tagged DeEW.
Participants chose hacksets of their choice to work on.

Delivery & Efficiency

Solutions focusing on improving healthcare delivery & efficiency.

Experience

Solutions focusing on improving patient experience.

Wellness

Solutions focusing on promoting wellness, awareness and education.

Top Three(3) Winning Teams were as below

1st Place
TEAM MEDPROGNOSIS

Delivery & Efficiency: Solution focuses on improving healthcare delivery & efficiency with an AI Solution for quick diagnosis of diseases from scans.

2nd Place
TEAM LEUCOCYTES

Delivery & Efficiency/Patient Experience: Solution focuses on patient health records, based on multitenancy and allows patient records to be available from one healthcare centre to anothers

3rd Place
TEAM EMRSQUAD

Delivery & Efficiency/Patient Experience: Solution focuses on hospital records with emphasis on patients, healthcare centres and the ministry as a holistic tool

Please find below links to Official Media for the Event
6mins Summary Video
Full Video
Official Photos
Official Report on Medium
Official Report on Linkedin

Prizing for Top 3 Teams

Our prizing is always designed to reward creativity and help push the top teams and their winning ideas to market/beneficiaries quickly , also looking at the right market fit. Below is what each team got and they teams have already been introduced and getting mentorship by ITAG member organizations.
  • 4x Garmin Fitness Tracker (from Asabina GMBH)
  • 1 Year Free Software licence to any JetBrains IDE( from JetBrains)
  • Automatic acceptance into YEP's Startup Programme
  • Mentorship by a YEP Technology Industry Partner
  • 1 yr Membership to The Disruptive Lab Co-working and Tech Hub for up to 4 members. D60,000 Value each member (D240,000) (From PointClick)
  • - 1 Year Dedicated Windows or Linux Cloud Server for Development or production use.(From PointClick)
  • - 1 Yr free SSL Certificate (From PointClick)
  • - 3 months Coaching and Mentoring by Malik Khan (From PointClick)
  • - $50 of Credit to Udemy each for additional training (From PointClick)
  • - $300 Device Credit for team (From PointClick)
  • 4x MiFit Device (from Asabina GMBH)
  • Automatic acceptance into YEP's Startup Programme
  • Mentorship by a YEP Technology Industry Partner
  • 3 months Membership to The Disruptive Lab Co-working and Tech Hub for up to 4 members. D15,000 value per member (D60,000)(From PointClick)
  • 1 Year Dedicated Windows or Linux Cloud Server for Development or production use. (From PointClick)
  • 1 Yr free SSL Certificate(From PointClick)
  • 3 months Coaching and Mentoring by Malik Khan(From PointClick)
  • $50 device credit per member ($200 per Team)(From PointClick)
  • Automatic acceptance into YEP's Startup Programme
  • Mentorship by a YEP Technology Industry Partner
  • 3 months Membership to The Disruptive Lab Co-working and Tech Hub for up to 4 members. D15,000 value per member (D60,000)(From PointClick)
  • 1 Year Dedicated Windows or Linux Cloud Server for Development or production use. (From PointClick)
  • 1 Yr free SSL Certificate(From PointClick)
  • 3 months Coaching and Mentoring by Malik Khan(From PointClick)
  • $50 device credit per member ($200 per Team)(From PointClick)

Partners & Sponsors

The generosity and love from partners & sponsors cannot be overemphasized and it is what is helping us achive our focus of driving real world solutions for real world problems.
We had both local and international partners and sponsors for this edition.

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