Five times more children than fighters being killed in conflicts: new report

Five times more children than fighters being killed in conflicts: new report

On the occasion of UN World Children’s Day, at a special joint symposium hosted by Unicef and the World Health Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), Save the Children launched a new report revealing shocking new data on children living on the frontlines of conflict.

WISH marks World Children’s Day

WISH marks World Children’s Day

United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) executive director Henrietta Fore, joined a host of dignitaries at a special symposium jointly organised with Qatar Foundation's World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) on Friday to celebrate World Children’s Day.

WISH calls for global partnership to face healthcare challenges

WISH calls for global partnership to face healthcare challenges

Bringing together more than 60,000 people from around the world, Qatar Foundation's fifth World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) – held for the first time virtually – came to a close on Thursday.

WISH 2020 closing ceremony delivers messages of hope

WISH 2020 closing ceremony delivers messages of hope

Held under theme ‘One World, Our Health’, the 2020 edition of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) closed on Thrusday with a final exchange of knowledge, innovation, and policy-driven solutions designed to help deliver healthcare in an efficient and cost-effective manner to improve and save

WISH awards grand cash prizes to selected innovators

WISH awards grand cash prizes to selected innovators

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) announced the grand prize winners of its two latest Innovation Award competitions during the closing ceremony of WISH 2020 on Thursday.

WISH looks at well-being as critical to education systems

WISH looks at well-being as critical to education systems

Education systems need to be “serious about creating a less anxious future” for children, Qatar Foundation (QF) vice-chairperson and CEO HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani has told the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) 2020.

Qatar’s leadership in field of precision medicine lauded

Qatar’s leadership in field of precision medicine lauded

Qatar is in a position to translate the efforts in precision medicine for the last five years into clinical implementation, noted experts at a panel discussion on *Precision Medicine – One size doesn’t fit all, on the first day of WISH 2020.

Morgan Freeman, a keynote speaker at WISH 2020

Morgan Freeman, a keynote speaker at WISH 2020

Acclaimed American actor, Morgan Freeman has been confirmed as the latest keynote speaker to join the upcoming edition of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), taking place from November 15-19.

WISH meeting highlights need for dementia awareness

WISH meeting highlights need for dementia awareness

The need for greater awareness of dementia, a brain condition that causes problems with thinking and memory, has been highlighted at a meeting hosted in Doha on Thursday by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH).

WISH presents research at global health policy forum

WISH presents research at global health policy forum

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, presented its evidence-based research to nearly 200 health policy experts at a global forum hosted by Health Affairs in Washington DC recently.