War on Diabetes Designathon

Thursday, June 22nd

6:30 pm - War on Diabetes Designathon

War on Diabetes Designathon

Singapore has the second highest proportion of diabetics among developed nations, according to a report in 2015 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). In 2016, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong declared a “War on Diabetes” to inspire collective action to help people prevent and manage Type 2 Diabetes.

Fortunately, it is possible to live a life free of Type 2 Diabetes through behaviour changes such as proactive health screening,

increasing physical activity, improving eating habits, and adhering to medical advice and prescriptions.

In keeping with this vision, the War on Diabetes Designathon invites healthcare professionals, designers, students, and passionate innovators to design programmes or tools to motivate citizens to take charge of their health and fight Type 2 Diabetes.

Why You Should Join

  • Learn
    Get insights into the challenges around diabetes prevention and opportunities.
  • Build
    Co-create with other like-minded and passionate innovators.
  • Pitch
    Present to senior leaders of the healthcare community!
  • Get Rewarded!
    Stand a chance to win from a prize pool of $13,500!

Key Dates

  • Workshop
    Thursday, 22 June
    Hear insights from the experts and engage in a discussion on the issues.
  • War on Diabetes Designathon
    Friday, 30 June – Saturday, 1 July
    Consult expert mentors, design and prototype your solution, and begin testing it in the real world.
  • Designathon Pitch Day
    Saturday, 8 July
    Practice your presentation and pitch to a panel of senior healthcare industry leaders.

Organised By


Supporting Partners



Thursday, June 22nd
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM to June 30th, 7:00 PM to July 8th, 6:00 PM

Mapletree Business City, 20 Pasir Panjang Road East Wing
Singapore 117439

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