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Dr Walid Qoronfleh

INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUE TO DIAGNOSE BLOOD CANCER DEVELOPED BY WISH AND HMC RESEARCHERS

23/11/17

Researchers from the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an intitiative of Qatar Foundation, and Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) have developed a molecular diagnostic technique that enables cancer testing at the genetic level for the first time. The Molecular Diagnostic Kit (MDx), which has been completely funded and developed in Qatar, is a novel technology that provides personalized diagnosis of blood cancer. The newly-developed kit can determine the severity of the cancer and monitor a patient as they undergo treatment.

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WISH GENOMICS RESEARCH PRESENTED AT HAMAD BIN KHALIFA UNIVERSITY IN QATAR

20/11/17

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) presented findings from its research on genomics and Islamic biomedical ethics at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) on November 8. The presentation was attended by the inaugural class of HBKU’s Genomics and Precision Medicine program, the first of its kind in the Middle East.

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WISH Collaborates with Liverpool FC Foundation to Enhance Sports Coaching for Children with Autism in Qatar

15/10/17

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has collaborated with the LFC Foundation, the official charity of Liverpool Football Club (LFC), to host a week-long football training course that addressed effective ways for people working in sport in Qatar to engage with children who have autism, or sensory or physical impairments.

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WISH Hosts Academy for Emerging Leaders in Patient Safety for Second Consecutive Year

08/10/17

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has concluded the second edition of the Academy for Emerging Leaders in Patient Safety (AELPS). The event, hosted in collaboration with Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and the US-based MedStar Health, took place from October 3-7, at Education City in Doha.

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Qatar-Based Journalists Work with WISH and Carter Center to Improve Reporting on Mental Health

26/09/17

Individuals living with mental health issues continue to be misunderstood, discriminated against, and stigmatized by society. In the Middle East, a perceived lack of societal support and understanding for mentally ill people means that those dealing with mental health issues often suffer in silence or refuse treatment.

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WISH Wraps Up Alzheimers Community Event

24/09/17

Public Event Features Representatives from Numerous Local Stakeholders
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) recently hosted an interactive public event at Education City, in association with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and the Ministry of Public Health, to address the challenges faced by people in Qatar who suffer from various types of dementia, notably Alzheimer’s disease, and their caregivers.

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WISH Supports Qatar based Participants on US Mental Health Journalism program

20/09/17

Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Program Welcomes
Journalists from Qatar for Second Consecutive Year
Qatar-based journalists selected by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) have received expert training in mental health journalism at the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., as part of the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism (RCJF) program

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