British Medical Journal publishes MSF Japan Innovation Unit Hackathon Case-Study


In 2017 the MSF Japan Innovation Unit and BioDesign Japan held a hackathon in Tokyo to address challenges in humanitarian surgical care. As part of our commitment to reflect critically on humanitarian innovation and share the lessons we learn, we submitted our reflections on this event for peer-review and publication in BMJ Innovations.

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Suggested citation: Kyokan M., Ikeno F., Yagi M. and Di Carlo S. (2020) Addressing challenges in humanitarian surgical care through hackathons: report on a Tokyo hackathon and the award-winning projects it generated. BMJ Innovations Published Online First: 13 August 2020. doi: 10.1136/bmjinnov-2019-000411


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