Feb 26-Feb 29

African Leadership University (ALU) Healthcare Entrepreneurship Hackathon in Kigali, Rwanda

Location
The African Leadership University Campus in Kigali, Rwanda
Date(s)
Feb 26-29, 2024

Africa’s health sector grapples with numerous challenges ranging from limited access to quality healthcare, a significant disease burden, and an acute shortage of trained healthcare professionals. Within these challenges lie unprecedented opportunities for innovative solutions and the entrepreneurial spirit to thrive, ultimately driving a transformation of the healthcare landscape across the continent – with ripple impacts in the global health ecosystem. 

The African Leadership University (ALU) recognizes these opportunities and has initiated a Healthcare Entrepreneurship Hackathon that seeks to encourage and facilitate the development of innovative, practical, and sustainable solutions to the complex challenges facing Africa’s healthcare sector. This is one of the initiatives of ALU under the Mastercard Foundation sponsored Higher Education Health Collaborative and our quest to develop a world class Entrepreneurial School of Health. The outcome of this hackathon (the solutions/ventures) will be tracked for implementation and impact, and subsequently presented at the 2nd Health Collaborative Convening to be held in Kumasi, Ghana in October 2024.

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