Deadline:

15 April, 2020.

Location:

On

Online

(Award/ Prize)

Description

Reboot Health & Wellbeing – Keeping Young People Safe

The World Health Organization (WHO), challenge you to use your bright minds and entrepreneurial skills to address one of the of urgent health challenges for the next decade: Keeping young people safe.

More Details

The range of possible health innovation solutions that may be submitted include:

  • apps or games.
  • wearables, digital technologies, tools or platforms, products.
  • the creation or improvement of products, services, processes.
  • new approaches to collaboration or communication, or new ways of engaging young people and/or other stakeholders.
  • policy reform proposals.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Public health.
  • Computer science.

Required Languages

Submissions are allowed in any of the six official UN languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish).

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

One week.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Individuals and groups of up to four.
  • No age restrictions.
  • Submissions will be accepted globally, but priority will be given to submissions that demonstrate respect for gender diversity and involvement of young people exposed to, affected by or living with the issue/risk/disease/condition in the development of the respective solution.

Opportunity Cost

(Award/ Prize)

  • All submissions will be featured on the challenge webpage on the Unite Ideas platform.
  • The winners and their proposals will be mentioned on the WHO public website.
  • For up to three winners will be invited to attend an award ceremony at WHO’s Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland in June 2020. (Flights and accommodation will be covered by WHO).

How to Apply

First Step: register to the Unite Ideas website.

Second Step: click on “Post Idea” and start submitting the required documents:

  • A one-page short description of your idea, solutions or tool (max 400 words).
  • A video of yourself/yourselves explaining the solution (max 2 minutes).
  • An online working solution or prototype of your tool (preferred), or a video of it in action (max 2 minutes).
  • Source code of the solution (This refers to the computer programmes, data files, and other electronic files to make your tool or solution work. These files should be hosted in a publicly accessible repository on the Internet (e.g. GitHub, bitbucket or similar)). Only original, open source work is accepted; however, your solution may also make use of other existing open source libraries.
  • (OPTIONAL) If your submission is a policy reform proposal, you may submit an additional document. However, the one-page short description (point 1 above) must contain all the key aspects of your proposal.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Rana Hassan/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Sama Saeed/ Egypt
MARJ3 Fellow
MARJ3 Scholarships Team