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Training nurses to be better equipped for future roles can be a foundation for rapid, cost-effective expansion of high-quality universal health coverage (UHC), says Sultana Afdhal, CEO of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), Qatar Foundation’s global health initiative. The WISH CEO was addressing the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) during a
A panel of experts from Qatar and Qatar Foundation will discuss the coronavirus pandemic from the perspective of Islamic ethics. Broadcasting live from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q), QF’s global health initiative, the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) will hold the webinar, titled Coronavirus: The Interplay of Medical and Islamic Ethics, on Tuesday, March
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) opened applications for the WISH Innovation Spark Competition and the WISH Innovation Booster Competition – two new innovation competitions that provide talented entrepreneurs a platform to promote ideas and products aimed at improving the delivery and quality of healthcare. Applications to the competitions are open until 31 July 2020.
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Previously held over two days, the next edition of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) conference has been expanded to three days following the success of WISH 2018 and feedback from delegates. The conference, which will take place from 16-18 November next year, aims to be the most sustainable so far. Expansion means that
“Patient safety is not a luxury, but a right for all patients and their families.” This was among the points argued by Dr. Walid Qoronfleh, Director of Research and Policy at the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), speaking at a recent global gathering of policy makers, academics, researchers, and healthcare specialists in Pakistan. A
“The global escalation of conflict has led to an emerging trend of attacks on healthcare workers and healthcare systems as a whole,” said Maha El Akoum, Head of Content and Research Fellow at World Innovation Summit for Health. “Targeted attacks on health facilities have been observed in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, and other conflict-affected
US health experts have met Qatari healthcare organizations with the aim of helping to drive Qatar’s blueprint for tackling autism, at a two-day meeting organized by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH). Representatives from the Children’s National Hospital – the premier provider of pediatric services in Washington D.C. – paid a working visit to
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), recently convened the first meeting of the WISH 2020 Policy Steering Committee, bringing together senior officials from key stakeholders in the local healthcare sector. The Policy Steering Committee will act as a local advisory board for WISH 2020, proactively promoting issues that
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), presented research findings from its report titled, Transforming Patient Safety: A Sector-Wide Systems Approach, at the 8th International Patient Safety Conference 2019. WISH was also one of the knowledge partners for the event, which was held in Hyderabad, India, from September 13-14.
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) – an initiative of Qatar Foundation – is bringing award-winning British photographer Giles Duley to Doha as part of a WISH-curated art exhibition currently on display at the Fire Station. The exhibition – titled Artistic Dimensions to a Healthier World – explores the relationship between art and health,
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