The Winning Team of the First Ever FIP Hackathon held at Ankara, Turkey

The organising team with the hackathon judges. From the left: Cagri Necdet Cagdas, TPA YC Student Exchange Officer, Turkey, Leonora O’Brien, CEO, Pharmapod, Ireland, Dan Burns, Pharmacy Director, Pharmapod, Ireland), Joao Guedes (Portugal, IPSF) Jacqueline Surugue (France, FIP Vice President), Lars-Åke Söderlund, President of FIP Community Pharmacy Section, Sweden, Petra Orlić, IPSF President 2018/19, Croatia, Nilhan Uzman, FIP Lead for Education Policy and Implementation Acacia Leong, FIP YPG Professional Development Coordinator, United Kingdom, Tuna Celik, TPA YC Contact Person, Turkey
Some members of the winning team with an illustration of their innovation, taking a group picture with the mentors of the hackathon. From the left: Jaime Antonio Acosta Gómez, FIP Technology Forum Member and Executive Committee Member of FIP Community Pharmacy Section, Spain, Nashat Habbabah (Iraq), Cagla Isik (Turkey), Berkay Karatas, Information Technology Team of Turkish Pharmacists’ Association, Turkey, Merve Erkol (Turkey), Mohamed Magoury, Pharmacy Informatics and Automation Head at Fakeeh Care Group, United Arab Emirates
Erdoğan Çolak, the President of the Turkish Pharmacist Association visited the teams to listen to them, define the gaps in patient medication records and also brainstorm on innovative ways to address the challenge.
On the left: An illustration of the winning team, Hack’una Matata’s ideas for an application that allows users to scan a QR code on a product and display medication advice from the pharmacist medicine compliance and patient safety. On the right: Mawuli Atiemo (Ghana), Merve Erkol (Turkey) presenting their pitch to the judging panel.
Team Hack’una Matata awarded as the first FIP Hackathon winning team and receive their prizes from International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) and Turkish Pharmacists Association (TPA) leadership officials. From the left: Cagla Isik (Turkey), Erdoğan Çolak, the President of the Turkish Pharmacist Association, Merve Erkol (Turkey), Dominique Jordan FIP President, Mawuli Atiemo (Ghana), Nashat Habbabah (Iraq), Arman Üney, General Secretary of TPA, Jaime Antonio Acosta Gómez, Executive Committee Member of FIP Community Pharmacy Section, Spain, Catherine Duggan, Chief Executive Officer of FIP.

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The Young Pharmacists Group of FIP (International Pharmaceutical Federation)

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