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DOHA, QATAR: Health professionals must harness the untapped global power of patients and engage them more in decisions about their health, an international group of experts said today. Patient engagement will be the “blockbuster drug of the 21st century” which will help countries “shepherd resources,” said Susan Edgman-Levitan, Executive Director of the Stoeckle Center for
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Source: International Business Times Australians in medical professions are set to make an impact improving global health problems as they attend the World Innovation Summit for Health held in Qatar. The summit, which started on Dec 10, was aimed to start the discussion on global health problems and encourage nations to uptake innovative approaches for dealing
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DOHA, QATAR: More must be done to reduce burden and trauma caused by road traffic incidents, leading experts said today. A new report published at the World Innovation Summit for Health 2013 (WISH) has drawn attention to the global scale of road traffic injuries. While much has been done, over a million people still die
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Source: HSJ 5.27pm The Health Foundation has described the length of the funding freeze on the NHS as “unprecedented”. Chief executive Dr Jennifer Dixon said: “It’s good to see that the NHS budget is protected but a freeze in real terms growth is very tough particularly given rising demands and expectations on the service, not least going
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Source: Forbes Editor’s Note: Lord Ara Darzi is Executive Chair of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) and Director of the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London. Rahim Kanani, Skoll World Forum: As the Executive Chair of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), tell me a little bit about the motivation behind launching
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Source: AMEinfo The most pressing global healthcare challenges are to be tackled as the world’s leading medical, academic and government professionals gather at the inaugural World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) in Doha, Qatar on 10-11 December 2013. Wish will also unveil a Global Innovation Diffusion Study, the first of its kind, to assess eight countries
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DOHA, More than 500 global health innovators are expected to attend the inaugural World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) which will be organised by the Qatar Foundation in Doha from December 10 to 11. The delegates including heads of states, ministers, senior government officials, academics and influential business leaders will discuss the most promising healthcare
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Source: Gulf News Manama: Pressing global health-care challenges will be tackled by some of the world’s leading medical, academic and government professionals when they convene at the inaugural World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) in the Qatari capital Doha on December 10-11. WISH will also unveil a Global Innovation Diffusion Study, the first of its kind,
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Source: Managalam-Pravasi ദോഹ: ആഗോളതലത്തില്‍ ആരോഗ്യപരിചരണ മേഖല നേരിടുന്ന വെല്ലുവളികളും അവതരണം ചെയ്യാന്‍ സ്വീകരിക്കേണ്ട നൂതന ആശയങ്ങളും ചര്‍ച്ച ചെയ്യുന്ന പ്രഥമ വേള്‍ഡ്‌ ഇന്നൊവേഷന്‍ സമ്മിറ്റ്‌ ഫോര്‍ ഹെല്‍ത്തിന്‌(വിഷ്‌) ഖത്തര്‍ ആതിഥേയത്വം വഹിക്കുന്നു. ഖത്തര്‍ ഫൗണ്ടേഷന്റെ നേതൃത്വത്തില്‍ ഡിസംബര്‍ 10-11 തിയ്യതികളിലായി ഖത്തര്‍ നാഷനല്‍ കണ്‍വന്‍ഷന്‍ സെന്ററില്‍ നടക്കുന്ന ഉച്ചകോടിയില്‍ ലോകത്തിന്റെ വിവിധ ഭാഗങ്ങളില്‍ നിന്നുള്ള ആരോഗ്യ മേഖലയിലെ പ്രഫഷനലുകള്‍, നയരൂപീകരണ വിദഗ്‌ധര്‍, രാഷ്ര്‌ടത്തലവന്‍മാര്‍, മന്ത്രിമാര്‍, മുതിര്‍ന്ന സര്‍ക്കാര്‍ ഉദ്യോഗസ്‌ഥര്‍, വ്യവസായികള്‍ ഉള്‍പ്പെടെയുള്ള പ്രമുഖര്‍ പങ്കെടുക്കും. ഫോര്‍സീസണ്‍സ്‌ ഹോട്ടലില്‍
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WISH will also unveil a Global Innovation Diffusion Study, the first of its kind, to assess eight countries in terms of how their systems contribute toward transformative change – whether through innovation in technology, processes or business models. Chaired by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community
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