Join The U.S. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) in it's newest Challenge competition. Develop and submit a web-based application that tracks Twitter to identify trending illnesses.

Keep Your Community Healthy!

  • Leverage open source Twitter data to find illnesses being discussed
  • Select a geographic area of interest
  • Generate a daily list of top 5 trending illnesses for state and local health departments

Learn more about the complete rules and judging criteria.

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Winners Announced
Today is
March 12, 2012
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Code & Compete:
Leverage Twitter APIs to Promote Health Surveillance

Studies are showing that trending topics on social media can serve as an early indicator and warning of emerging health issues within a community. This challenge will offer the opportunity for an individual or a team of technology savvy individuals to showcase their skills at the national level while helping to advance the field of health analytics.

Open To

  • Individuals
  • Teams
  • Organizations
  • Students

Ideal For

  • Computer Science Majors
  • At-Home Coders
  • Programmers
  • Developers