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WISH Announces Eye Health as First Area of Research Focus For WISH 2018

07/12/17

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has announced ‘Eye Health’ as the first of nine research topics that will be the focus of next year’s global summit. A report outlining the findings of the research will be published and presented during a panel discussion at WISH 2018, to be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre from November 13-14, 2018.

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QF and QAFA Join Forces to Promote Qatar National Autism Plan

06/12/17

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), and Qatar Autism Families Association (QAFA), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The partnership is aimed at providing socially inclusive opportunities at QF facilities, particularly sports and leisure facilities, for those with autism and their families, advancing the Qatar National Autism Plan.

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WISH and IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON TEAM UP FOR 'INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE' SUMMIT

30/11/17

Three organizations operating at the forefront of healthcare innovation have joined forces to host a special one-day event in London that will explore how healthcare professionals are currently incorporating pioneering ideas into their work and how innovation can play a part in improving the provision of healthcare in the future.

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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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