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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,
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has published an Arabic version of a manual aimed at providing emergency care for children suffering from blast injuries. The Arabic version of the Paediatric Blast Injury Field Manual was launched during the opening of a WISH-curated exhibition at Qatar Museum’s Fire
Two students from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) – a Qatar Foundation (QF) partner university – have been selected to be student scholars of the Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism Program. They will travel to The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia, to join established journalists from around the world for a series of
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
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