WHO Partners with Facebook, Microsoft for Global Hackathon against Coronavirus
WHO Partners with Facebook, Microsoft for Global Hackathon against Coronavirus – For asking developers to create software solutions that drive social impact World Health Organisation (WHO) has partnered with tech giants like Facebook and Microsoft for a worldwide hackathon, with the aim of tackling a number of the challenges associated with the present coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Along with Facebook and Microsoft, tech companies as #BuildforCOVID19 hackathon would begin accepting project submissions on Thursday. The hackathon would announce top projects on April 3 WeChat, TikTok, Twitter, Pinterest and Slack also are participating within the hackathon as given choice across a variety of suggested themes and challenge areas – a number of which are sourced through health partners are encouraging YOU – innovators around the world – to #BuildforCOVID19 using technologies of your including the planet Health Organization and scientists at the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub,” said the hackathon portal.
Facebook features like Blood Donations and Crisis Response was first built during hackathons and are now employed by many people worldwide. I’m hopeful that some useful prototypes and concepts will begin of this one also,” said CEO Mark Zuckerberg during a post.
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