Project

Habits for Health

Mitigating the risk of disease through personalized lifestyle Recommendations

Amidst the rise in health tracking apps and the availability of lifestyle data, the possibility of a more widely available measure for preventing Non-Communicable Disease ( NCD) ensues. According to the WHO, NCDs account for more than 71% of deaths annually. Simple preventative lifestyle changes can be taken by each person to reduce the risk of such diseases. Often times, the main obstacle is motivating the users to take control of their own habits. In partnership with TNO, we are working on a platform to help tackle this problem. The challenge is as follows:

How can we build a digital platform that empowers adults to improve and maintain a healthy lifestyle in a way that is inspiring, actionable, inclusive, and understandable?

 

This project focuses on the following Sustainable Development Goals: