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Microsoft partners with WHO to host Covid-19 hackathon

Microsoft partners with WHO to host Covid-19 hackathon
Participants invited to build software to tackle challenges related to the virus

Elly Yates-Roberts |

Microsoft and other technology companies such as Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and WeChat have partnered with the World Health Organization for a Covid-19 hackathon. The initiative will invite developers to create software solutions that address challenges related to the pandemic.

The hackathon is encouraging software developers to #BuildforCOVID19 with solutions along the themes of health, vulnerable populations, businesses, community, education and entertainment. Software can be submitted until 30 March. 

Find out more about the hackathon

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