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#Making4Health Hackathon, Nairobi, Kenya

Ameyo Bonventure Masakhwe - GFMER Coordinator for Kenya


#Making4Health Hackathon, Nairobi, Kenya - Ameyo Bonventure Masakhwe

It was exciting to join young minds innovating for health at my alma mater while representing Dr Eloto Abok as a keynote speaker during the #Making4Health hackathon closeout at UoN's Maker Spacer. It was also a cocktail of nostalgia with appetising futurism when your classmate Mbugua Ed Maina and teacher Dr Ayah have been spearheading this kind of renaissance. A modified birthing cushion, already in use in Turkana, and other parts of northern Kenya, Karamoja in Uganda and India, was one of the many devices showcased. The UoN is setting up a 20-acre science and technology park to spur and incubate solutions to modern-day challenges and this, is laudable.