Kadri Haljas speaks how to incorporate a purpose to the game

On our April event Kadri Haljas, the CEO of Triumf Health startup, shared her experience of using a game environment to reach out to children who are ill and in need for support.

About the speaker

This month’s global exploration of Game will be covered by Kadri Haljas. Kadri is the CEO of Triumf Gamification, a health technology startup based in Helsinki/Tartu. She is also a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, specialized in health psychology.

She will talk about her experience of using a game environment to reach out to children who are ill and in need for support. In general, games consist of three main components – the story, art and software. Kadri will discuss what happens when fourth component – the purpose – is added. She will talk about the concept of serious games from the perspective of how to incorporate a purpose to the game in a way that the storyline and the entertainment part come first.

„In healthcare the emphasis of development should always be placed on creating a solution that is both attractive and effective. To achieve this, stakeholders need to be included in the design process,“ says Kadri.

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