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WISH CEO Stresses The Inextricable Link Between Climate Change And Health At COP 26

Tuesday, 16 November 2021

“Whilst it’s incumbent on all practitioners and policymakers to address climate change and mitigate its effects on human health, I have not seen that as a central message of COP26.  […]

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WISH Advises Healthcare Startups How To Achieve Success In GCC At Web Summit 2021

Tuesday, 16 November 2021

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) recently participated in one of the world’s largest technology events, Web Summit 2021, which took place from November 1-4. WISH was at the event […]

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Register Your Interest – WISH 2022

Monday, 01 November 2021

Preparations are underway for our next summit, to be held in Doha in the autumn of 2022.  WISH 2022 is shaping up to be our most impactful and exciting summit […]

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WISH launches Nursing Innovation Grant Competition

Monday, 01 November 2021

Since its inception in 2012, the World Innovation Summit for Health, WISH, has brought together leaders from the global community of healthcare, policymaking, innovation and care provision to tackle some […]

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More Sustainable 2020 WISH Summit To Be Held Over 3 Days

Thursday, 06 May 2021

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 […]

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Sporting Stars To Turn The Spotlight On Mental Health As QF’s Global Health Initiative WISH Hosts Virtual Panel

Saturday, 22 August 2020

Stars who shone on the athletics track, the football field, and the cricket pitch will next week join an expert on sports psychology to discuss the impact that sport can […]

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Advanced Leadership Role For Nurses Is Key To Expanding Universal Health Coverage, Says QF’s WISH

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

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 […]

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WISH To Host Interactive Webinar On Coronavirus

Monday, 16 March 2020

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 […]

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Unheeded Warnings Mitigating the Impact of Climate Change on Communicable Diseases

Jeremy Hess, Rachel Lowe, Muna Al Maslamani, Laura-Lee Boodram, Anna Stewart Ibarra, Judith Wasserheit

With the emergent threat of COVID-19, this report focuses on threatening diseases that are a by-product of climate change and what type of policy measures should be intact to deal with this head-on.