What's the hackathon about?

The "Amber Alert for Health" aims to revolutionize public health agencies communication during health crises. Imagine a world where critical alerts reach those who need them most, guiding resource allocation and swift responses to save lives. This Hackathon serves as a dynamic medium for fostering innovative design solutions, encouraging participants to employ their creativity and design thinking to craft impactful outcomes. It's an invitation to harness creativity and technology for the greater cause. We're pushing the boundaries of what's possible in public health!


August 24th, 2023

Submission and Updates

August 24th to 26th, 2023

Presentation and Winner selection

August 29th to 30th, 2023

Hackathon Objectives

1) Design a system for timely health alerts to citizens
2) Create mechanisms to capture vital information for resource allocation
3) Foster collaboration and innovative UI design solutions for public health support.

Challenge Focus

We seek innovative approaches to bridge the gap between public health agencies and citizens, enabling seamless communication that transcends geographical, cultural, and language barriers. The solution should empower individuals to understand the impact of a public health crisis and help agencies direct appropriate resources such as hospitals and healthcare providers.

What's in it for you?

  • First-place team wins $1000 cash prize 
  • Recognition opportunities on PathCheck Foundation's platforms

Who can Participate?

High School and College Students

Working Professionals with 0-3 years of experience