Five forum reports at WISH 2020 being produced in partnership with Imperial College London
Welcome to the virtual press room. Here you can collect press packs and latest press releases of Virtual WISH 2020 and the global program.
In this area, you can also get in touch with the WISH 2020 PR agency if you would like to request an interview or if you need any further assistance whilst attending to the event.
WISH 2020 Masterclasses
Five masterclasses featuring high-profile international speakers at WISH 2020.
WISH 2020 Day 1
Wrap up of Day 1 activities.
Day 5 Wrap Up
Wrap up of Day 5 events
Partnership with the BMJ
WISH 2020 partnership with The BMJ to significantly widen the global reach of policy research.
Keynote Speaker: Morgan Freeman
Oscar-winning actor, humanitarian and activist, Morgan Freeman to be a keynote speaker at WISH 2020.
Dr. Anders Tegnell
Sweden’s Chief Epidemiologist Recognises COVID-19 Fight is Not Over But We Are Better Prepared.
Innovation Award Winners Announced
WISH awards grand prizes to SOSO Care from Nigeria and Ellen Medical Devices from Australia
Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism
Student Fellows, selected by WISH, commence Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Program.
Local & International Partner Sessions
‘In Focus’ sessions in partnership with local and international organizations at WISH 2020.
WISH 2020 Day 2
Wrap up of Day 1 and 2 activities.
World Children’s Day Coming Up
WISH and UNICEF to hold a special symposium to commemorate the World Children’s Day
Digital mental health tools not a future luxury but an urgent necessity, says WISH 2020 report.
Photography exhibition celebrates Qatar’s ‘Healthcare Heroes’
Oscar winning actor and humanitarian Morgan Freeman’s message at WISH 2020.
World Children’s Day event
Key discussions during the symposium
Climate Change And Health
Healthcare has tremendous potential to combat the climate crisis, says WISH 2020 report.
World Innovation Summit for Health, Qatar Foundation’s global health initiative.
Acclaimed author, lecturer and speaker put feelings and inner strength in the spotlight in a Masterclass at WISH 2020.
New Report by Save the Children
Report launched at WISH/UNICEF symposium, unveiling shocking facts about children living in conflict zones
Healthcare Challenges of Sporting Events
WISH 2020 report highlights lessons for managing multiple health risks during FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.
WISH 2020 Forums
The ten core panel discussions around topics for which WISH has commissioned reports authored by global experts.
An agora style discussion at WISH 2020 around whether we’re taking Long COVID seriously enough.
Islamic Ethics and Infertility Treatment
Infertility treatments raise no insurmountable problems for Muslim scholars, concludes WISH 2020 report.
Keynote Speaker: H.E. Hassan Al Thawadi
Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, to deliver a keynote speech at WISH 2020.
Qatar Foundation: Research, Development, Innovation & Technology Fact Sheet
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tom Catena
Award-winning medic and humanitarian Dr. Tom Catena to be a keynote speaker at WISH 2020.
‘In Conversation’ Sessions
‘In Conversation’ with Dr. Anthony Fauci, member of the White House coronavirus task force, at WISH 2020.
Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development
Role of Schools in Child & Adolescent Health
Schools must take advantage of the ‘social vaccine’ they provide for health conditions, argues WISH 2020 report.
WISH 2020 Innovators
31 global healthcare entrepreneurs exhibiting their innovations at WISH 2020.
Actress, producer, director and philanthropist, Eva Longoria’s message at WISH 2020.
Keynote Speaker: Eva Longoria
Actress, producer, director, and activist, Eva Longoria to be a keynote speaker at WISH 2020.
WISH 2020 – Delegate Handbook
WISH 2020 Day 3
Wrap Up of Day 3 events
WISH 2020: Supporting Immunotherapy Innovations is Vital, Even When Clinical Benefit Is Not Immediately Clear.
Dr. Tedros Adhanom
World Health Organization Director-General’s message at WISH 2020.
‘A Healthy WISH’ – Podcast
Qatar’s first Arabic language health-focused podcast series by WISH.
Dr. Janil Puthucheary
Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications and Information, and the Ministry of Health, Singapore, on what the next stage of COVID-19 could involve.
Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci at WISH 2020.
Cybersecurity and Healthcare Systems
Health sector heavily targeted by cyberattacks, yet among worst adopters of cybersecurity frameworks, finds WISH report.
Dr. Ekaterine Tikaradze
Georgia Health Minister believes “turning point” will arrive in 2021.
H.E. Hassan Al Thawadi
Secretary General of Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, delivers keynote address at WISH 2020
Global Speakers and COVID-19
WHO’s Dr. Tedros Adhanom among high-profile speakers to address the COVID-19 pandemic at WISH 2020.
Dr. Tom Catena
Award-winning medic’s message at WISH 2020.
Day 4 Wrap Up
Wrap Up of Day 4 events.
Doha Healthcare Week – Community Events
Ahead of 2020 summit, WISH’s Doha Healthcare Week presents community activities to promote healthy lifestyle.
COVID-19 Panel Discussion
The Global Response to COVID-19: What Have We Learnt and Where Are We Headed?
French Blast Injury Guide
French Language Pediatric Blast Injury Field Manual launched at WISH 2020.
Doha Healthcare Week – Webinars
Ahead of 2020 summit, WISH’s Doha Healthcare Week presents community activities and Webinars to promote healthy lifestyle.
Day 1 WISH 2020 Opening
HH Sheikha Moza opens virtual WISH 2020, health leaders give messages of unity and collaboration.
Prime Minister of Mauritius
Honorable Pravind Jugnauth delivers keynote address at WISH 2020