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.


Partnership with Imperial College London

Five forum reports at WISH 2020 being produced in partnership with Imperial College London

Keynote Speaker: Morgan Freeman

Oscar-winning actor, humanitarian and activist, Morgan Freeman to be a keynote speaker at WISH 2020.

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.

Yasmin Mogahed

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.

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.

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.

Role of Schools in Child & Adolescent Health

Schools must take advantage of the ‘social vaccine’ they provide for health conditions, argues WISH 2020 report.

Keynote Speaker: Eva Longoria

Actress, producer, director, and activist, Eva Longoria to be a keynote speaker at WISH 2020.


WISH 2020: Supporting Immunotherapy Innovations is Vital, Even When Clinical Benefit Is Not Immediately Clear.

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.

Cybersecurity and Healthcare Systems

Health sector heavily targeted by cyberattacks, yet among worst adopters of cybersecurity frameworks, finds WISH report.

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.

Doha Healthcare Week – Community Events

Ahead of 2020 summit, WISH’s Doha Healthcare Week presents community activities to promote healthy lifestyle.

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.



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