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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has announced the winner of its competition for a large-scale artwork by a Qatar-based artist that will be displayed in the exhibition area of Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) during the WISH 2018 summit on November 13-14. The winning piece, “Strings of
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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has selected 20 winners of its Innovation Showcases competition, from 11 different countries, to present their work at the upcoming WISH 2018 summit, to be held in Doha on November 13-14. The Innovation Showcases initiative provides a platform for aspiring healthcare leaders
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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has announced that the world’s only fully-functioning accredited eye hospital on board an aircraft will be visiting Doha this fall to coincide with the WISH 2018 summit, which takes place on November 13-14 at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC). The Orbis Flying
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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has participated in the 68thsession of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa in Dakar, Senegal.   Representatives from WISH were invited to the committee meeting in Senegal by Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, in order to
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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), is inviting local artists to devise a large-scale centerpiece for the main exhibition hall – the ‘Innovation Hub’ – at its next global summit, taking place at Qatar National Convention Centre on November 13-14.   This year’s summit, WISH 2018, will feature
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A survey conducted by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), into health-related behavior during Ramadan has found that 60 percent of respondents find it difficult to maintain a good level of physical activity during the Holy Month.   The online survey of 500 Qatar residents conducted by Doha-based
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Former British Foreign Minister to share insights on health impact of conflict around the world at QF member summit. The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has announced David Miliband as a keynote speaker at its forthcoming global gathering at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha on 13-14
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World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) CEO, Ms Sultana Afdhal, met recently with Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al-Hussein of Jordan during a health policy forum held in Amman, Jordan, titled ‘Investing in the Nursing Workforce’. Also in attendance was Professor Rowaida Al-Maaitah, Chair of the health policy forum. The meeting addressed the importance of
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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), held two public lectures in April on the subject of ‘Palliative Care and Islamic Ethics’, at the University of Oxford in the UK and at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) in Doha. The lectures explored end-of-life care in Qatar and the region,
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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), today revealed the final two research topics that will form the core subjects of discussion at WISH 2018. The topics were announced during a WISH global research forum attended by Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO
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