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The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has invited ten young innovators from around the world to showcase their work at the upcoming WISH 2018 summit, following a competition to find innovators under the age of 30 who have developed a novel health-related product. The WISH Young Innovators program
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), and Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) have partnered to hold the first board meeting of ‘Nursing Now Qatar’, part of a global campaign run in collaboration with the International Council of Nurses and the World Health Organization (WHO). Nursing Now Qatar, which was
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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