Maternal Health


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April 5-7, 2024


Free & Open


Little Rock, Arkansas

Why Maternal Health?

Solving maternal health problems in Arkansas is not just a moral imperative but a critical necessity for the well-being of our state. Healthy mothers are fundamental to the strength of our communities, as they play a vital role in caring for their families and contributing to our workforce. However, Arkansas faces significant challenges in maternal health due to barriers such as limited access to quality healthcare, particularly in rural areas, and gaps in education and resources. 

High maternal mortality rates not only devastate families but also hinder our state’s progress towards better health outcomes. Addressing these issues demands a focused effort to improve healthcare infrastructure, expand access to comprehensive prenatal and postnatal care, enhance education on reproductive health, and empower women with the resources they need. By prioritizing maternal health in Arkansas, we can save lives, strengthen families, and build a healthier future for our state.

Join the Hackathon

This event is not just about coding; it’s about creating innovative solutions to tackle critical issues facing mothers in our state. Arkansas faces significant challenges in maternal health, from limited access to quality healthcare in rural areas to gaps in education and resources. Together, we can make a difference by developing technology-driven solutions to enhance healthcare infrastructure, expand access to prenatal and postnatal care, and empower women with the tools they need for better health outcomes. Whether you’re a developer, designer, healthcare professional, or passionate individual, your skills can contribute to saving lives and building stronger communities.

Let’s come together, collaborate, and create a healthier future for mothers and families across Arkansas. Join us for this hackathon and be part of the change!

Cash Prizes for the Winning Teams!

Benefits of Participating:

  • It is free to attend and participate!
  • Free food throughout the event!
  • Free t-shirt and certificate for participating!
  • Prizes (including cash prizes) to the top teams!
  • Network and collaborate with other innovators and problem-solvers
  • One-on-one mentoring and interactions with leading experts in maternal health, women’s health, public health, engineering, entrepreneurship, innovation, and so much more


When: The weekend of April 5 to 7.


Friday: Open from 17:00 to 22:30 

Saturday: Open from 8:00 to 22:30

Sunday: Open from 8:00 to 16:00. 

Awards Ceremony: Sunday at 17:00

Where: I. Dodd Wilson Education Building (IDW), UAMS

Free registration. 

Meals and refreshments will be provided

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