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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), is inviting local artists to devise a large-scale centerpiece for the main exhibition hall – the ‘Innovation Hub’ – at its next global summit, taking place at Qatar National Convention Centre on November 13-14.   This year’s summit, WISH 2018, will feature
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A survey conducted by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), into health-related behavior during Ramadan has found that 60 percent of respondents find it difficult to maintain a good level of physical activity during the Holy Month.   The online survey of 500 Qatar residents conducted by Doha-based
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Former British Foreign Minister to share insights on health impact of conflict around the world at QF member summit. The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has announced David Miliband as a keynote speaker at its forthcoming global gathering at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha on 13-14
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World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) CEO, Ms Sultana Afdhal, met recently with Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al-Hussein of Jordan during a health policy forum held in Amman, Jordan, titled ‘Investing in the Nursing Workforce’. Also in attendance was Professor Rowaida Al-Maaitah, Chair of the health policy forum. The meeting addressed the importance of
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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), held two public lectures in April on the subject of ‘Palliative Care and Islamic Ethics’, at the University of Oxford in the UK and at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) in Doha. The lectures explored end-of-life care in Qatar and the region,
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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), today revealed the final two research topics that will form the core subjects of discussion at WISH 2018. The topics were announced during a WISH global research forum attended by Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO
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WISH joined a variety of stakeholders that included government ministers and parents of autistic children for the recent launch of Qatari Autism Society. Qatar Autism Society is the successor to Qatar Autism Families Association, which was a support group formed by parents of autistic children. At the ceremony, the work of Sultana Afdhal, CEO of
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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) is curating an exhibition at the Education City Student Center, Doha, that uses photography to explore the complex health issues faced by communities living in perilous conditions due to conflict and the work being done by healthcare professionals to help them. The exhibition, titled “Healthcare in Conflict Settings:
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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has convened a team of global experts to prepare a special report on healthcare in conflict settings, to be presented at WISH 2018, in Doha, on November 13-14. The report was announced at a WISH event at the University of Oxford’s Harris
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A team of global mental health experts has been convened by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) to prepare a special report on anxiety and depression that will be presented at WISH 2018, to be held in Doha on November 13th-14th. News of the report was revealed at a WISH event held at the
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