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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), and the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life have announced a joint symposium titled ‘Religion and Medical Ethics: Palliative Care and the Mental Health of the Elderly’, to be held in Rome from December 11-12, 2019. The first day of the symposium will

Religion And Medical Ethics

SAVE THE DATE: 11-12 DECEMBER 2019 A two-day symposium jointly organized by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) and the Pontifical Academy for Life To be held at the Augustinianum Congress Centre, Via Paolo VI, Rome This special symposium examines the role that religion plays in providing holistic care in the context of medical
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has partnered with the global Nursing Now Campaign and the International Council of Nurses to train young nursing leaders from around the world to amplify their voices and positively influence healthcare policy, ahead of attending the annual World Health Assembly. The World
Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation (QF), has today reaffirmed the organization’s commitment to bringing the widest possible range of perspectives to crucial issues and challenges – by announcing a pledge that will see women make up at least half the panel speakers at all its
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), recently welcomed representatives from countries across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East to Doha for a two-day symposium. The gathering explored how nursing leaders can use healthcare data to improve working practices on a national level, and how to be part of
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), recently brought together stakeholders from Qatar, the UK, and the US for a series of three one-day global health workshops at Harris Manchester College at the University of Oxford.  More than 80 invited delegates took part in sessions titled ‘Innovative Approaches to Dementia Care and Cure’, ‘Adolescent Mental Health
A survey conducted by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has revealed that a strong support mechanism is in place for nursing professionals in Qatar. Initial findings of the 2018 survey were presented at the recent Middle East Forum in Quality and Safety in Healthcare (MEF). They show that 89 percent of the nurses surveyed believe that
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, attended the closing ceremony of the fourth World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) today, where delegates were encouraged to return to their communities and seek innovative ways of solving pressing health issues. The ceremony was also attended by a number of dignitaries, health ministers, and
Nearly 2,200 healthcare experts participated in the 2018 edition of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF). With Qatar National Convention Centre hosting a capacity crowd of local and international healthcare experts, innovators, entrepreneurs, policymakers, and ministers, this year’s summit, held on November 13-14, was the largest to date.
On the second day of the 2018 edition of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation, 23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps delivered a keynote speech to over 2,000 delegates that focused on his personal struggle with anxiety and depression. “When depression hits, it can be debilitating,” Phelps revealed. “Sometimes,
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