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MIT Hacking Medicine
27 May 2021
​​​​MIT Hacking Medicine was held on November 29th, 2018 in Riyadh. The three-days hackathon aimed to energize and connect the best minds across the health ecosystem to solve healthcare’s biggest challenges, and to develop healthcare entrepreneurship and digital strategies to scale medicine.
Organized by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and sponsored by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and «Badir» Program, MIT Hacking Medicine is the largest health hackathon in the world and the first of its kind in the Middle East, featuring hundreds of doctors, engineers, designers, and entrepreneurs, who have been involved in brainstorming and building innovative solutions using open data within 10 health tracks:
  1. Mental Health Hackathon
  2. Brain Health Hackathon
  3. Connected Health: Virtual Care & Telehealth & Telemedicine
  4. Assistive Technology & Reimagining Ageing
  5. Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare and Forensic Science
  6. Data Science for Global Health
  7. Wearable Devices for Healthcare
  8. Cancer Innovation Challenge
  9. Human-Centered Design for Health
  10. Dental Hack: Challenging Oral Care
The awards were presented to winners by His Excellency the Minister of Health and His Excellency the President of KACST.

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