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Alumni Scoop UpAccelerate Program Incubation Prize

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On the 30th of May, 2017, 3 students from our 2nd cohort scooped a business incubation prize for their solution and innovation, the “Health Data Harvester.” The team of 3 comprisin gof Jacqueline Mutumba, Obed Mongeni and Aidah Bakubuza joined three other teams in the 2nd cycle of business incubation program UpAccelerate hosted at Outbox Hub, supported by UNFPA and UKAID. The Health Data Harvester is a mobile solution that’s going to enable field health workers take patient data records accurately and in the same manner that they are taken in the hospitals. This application will sync data automatically with hospital main patient records systems to eliminate the burden of […]

Hacking For Health- SRHR Awareness

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Over the weekend of May 13th – May 15th, a group of six students from the 1st and 2nd Applied ICT & leadership program cohorts took part in a challenge presented by Marie Stopes Uganda in conjunction with Hostalite Cyber academy, to devise ways to disseminate Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights information better, amongst the youth in Uganda. A first for us because we had not participated in developing any projects outside those selected as part of our course work. Forty eight hours of presentations about SRHR by sponsors, mentoring from industry experts and startups founders, buttons clicking away, sweat wiped off brows and the judges were ready to […]