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. Under the new partnership, WISH have worked with The BMJ on three…
WISH is a global healthcare community dedicated to capturing and disseminating the best evidence-based ideas and practices.
Our mission: A healthier world through global collaboration.
At its heart is a biennial global gathering that brings healthcare leaders, practitioners, advocates, researchers and idea generators together. In 2018, 2,500 participants from 100 countries convened in Doha. WISH 2020 is going to be different.
This year, WISH will take place virtually in a unique and fully immersive 3D platform across more days, featuring more sessions, and involving significantly more participants – under the banner of ‘One World, Our Health’.
Global health has never been more in the spotlight. There has never been a greater need to work together to tackle major health challenges. Join us online this November.
Under The banner ‘One World Our Health’, WISH 2020 will virtually bring together global healthcare leaders, health practitioners, researchers, and innovators to disseminate and discuss evidence-based content and to showcase health innovations. Five of this year’s discussion topics center on reports that are being produced…
Qatar Foundation (QF) has announced that applications are now open to attend the fifth gathering of its biennial global health initiative World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH). WISH 2020 will take place in a unique virtual format from November 15-19, under the banner ‘One World…
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This year’s summit will explore a wide range of topics that deal with some of the world’s greatest health challenges, including Covid-19. At the core of WISH 2020 will be panel discussions based around topics for which WISH has commissioned reports authored by leading experts in their field. This year’s core topics are:
The Innovation Hub is a large exhibition space that will give visitors to WISH 2020 an opportunity to engage with a variety of organizations who are working to promote health and health innovation. As well as highly interactive booths, where visitors can engage directly with our partners in a unique, 360º environment, the Innovation Hub is home to discussion spaces, stages, a cinema, a gallery and a wellness area. It is also where the winners of WISH’s two innovation competitions – the WISH Spark Competition for start-ups and the WISH Booster competition for healthcare innovators wishing to scale-up are showcased.
Virtual WISH 2020 will feature a range of structured networking opportunities. By opting in to the ‘Who’s who’ section on the registration form, guests will be able to profile match with industry peers and set-up direct discussions. Due to the event being virtual, many more interactions will be possible and present a unique opportunity for networking and information sharing.