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Doha to turn ‘Blue’ for WISH and Unicef event, marking World Children’s Day

Doha to turn ‘Blue’ for WISH and Unicef event, marking World Children’s Day

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) will host a special virtual event in partnership with Unicef and stakeholders from Qatar and across the world to mark World Children’s Day today (November 20).

WHO director-general to speak on Covid-19 at WISH 2020

WHO director-general to speak on Covid-19 at WISH 2020

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), has been announced as the latest in a line of high-profile speakers who will be appearing at the virtual 2020 edition of the World Innovation Summit for Health

WISH launches Qatar’s first Arabic health-focused podcast series

WISH launches Qatar’s first Arabic health-focused podcast series

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has launched Qatar’s first Arabic podcast series on health named Omnia Seheya (A Healthy WISH) promoting open discussions around important health issues ...

Award-winning medic confirmed as keynote speaker at WISH 2020

Award-winning medic confirmed as keynote speaker at WISH 2020

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has announced Dr Tom Catena as a keynote speaker at its upcoming summit, happening virtually from November 15 to 19 under the banner ‘One World Our Health’.

New WISH report highlights lessons for managing health risks during FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

New WISH report highlights lessons for managing health risks during FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

With two years to go before the 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Qatar, a WISH 2020 research report will highlight the multitude of public health and healthcare challenges that such mass gatherings present, and the opportunities to design a lasting health legacy.

Health sector can help combat climate crisis: WISH report

Health sector can help combat climate crisis: WISH report

With 170mn people working in the healthcare globally, the health sector could lead on climate change and there is motivation within the profession to act. This is the message of a new, soon-to-be-released report by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), titled 'Health in the Climate Crisis:

WISH report to highlight role of digital mental health tools

WISH report to highlight role of digital mental health tools

A forthcoming WISH 2020 report titled, The Digital Mental Health Revolution: Transforming Care Through Innovation and Scale-Up, will claim that digital tools designed to address mental health needs are not just a future luxury for modern health systems but an urgent necessity.

WISH announces winners of healthcare innovation contests ahead of 2020 Summit

WISH announces winners of healthcare innovation contests ahead of 2020 Summit

Ahead of its upcoming 2020 summit, the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), a Qatar Foundation global health initiative, has selected 30 winners from 11 different countries for its two Innovation Award program competitions Spark (for early stage startups) and Booster

WISH partners with The BMJ to widen global reach of policy research

WISH partners with The BMJ to widen global reach of policy research

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), Qatar Foundation’s global health initiative, has announced a strategic partnership with The BMJ, one of the world's oldest, most respected, and most cited general medical journals.

International sports stars share mental health issues at WISH webinar

International sports stars share mental health issues at WISH webinar

Mental struggles have been major hurdles at several high level competitions, affecting their performances, noted some leading sports stars at a webinar organised by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) ...

Global sporting icons to grace WISH mental health webinar

Global sporting icons to grace WISH mental health webinar

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 have on mental health ...

Dementia Sufferers at risk of discrimination due to Covid-19

Dementia Sufferers at risk of discrimination due to Covid-19

People with dementia and those who care for them are being pushed to the extreme by the Covid-19 pandemic, the CEO of Alzheimer’s Disease International has warned while participating in a global discussion