Summit year: 2016
Precision medicine (PM) tailors healthcare to account for variables in each patient’s genes, environment, lifestyle, and other factors. The Forum report will recommend how PM can be implemented based on the expertise of those at the forefront of its practice and development. The crucial measurable results for PM – patient outcomes and lowered costs – … Continued
Investing in Health Forum will examine how investment across various sectors can reduce mortality and simultaneously boost inclusive income, presenting synthesized findings that illustrate the economic returns sustained from research and development across health industries. The conference will draw on case studies from China, Ghana and Myanmar to support parts of the findings. Participants will … Continued
The Healthy Populations Forum will seek to define the concept of population health, explain why a strategy is needed to address it, and list actions for policymakers to improve it. By discussing case studies based on community and employer-led initiatives, healthcare systems and city-wide approaches, the paper will lay out a framework for a population … Continued
This forum will examine the management of incidental findings through the lens of the Islamic ethical tradition. The success of the pioneering genomic initiatives in the Gulf region necessitates building up an interdisciplinary solid knowledge-base which takes into consideration the religio-cultural fabric of the region and the Muslim world to which the region belongs. This … Continued
The Behavioral Insights Forum will present groundbreaking, evidence-based research showing how citizens’ health can be improved through a better understanding and application of the latest research. Led by a UK government-owned social purpose company, The Behavioral Insights Team, this research studies the factors that influence human behavior thereby producing evidence that can prove vital to … Continued
The Autism Forum will provide case studies and diagrams outlining actions that must be taken across the health, education, and social sectors involved in addressing the condition. Raising awareness and enhancing knowledge of the condition by understanding the cultural needs and barriers to best practices, for example, will facilitate treatment and the development of educational … Continued
Troo Life Coach helps teenagers take healthier life decisions through chat, curated content and rewarded challenges via an app driven by artificial intelligence.
Sensely’s Virtual Nurse connects you to your healthcare provider, gives you information about your health, and monitors your condition 24/7.
Making the parent of the child with autism their child’s communication therapist
Proximie is an augmented reality (AR) platform that allows surgeons to virtually transport themselves into any operating room globally to guide, train, teach and support other surgeons and medical experts. It allows a remote surgeon to effectively “scrub in” and assist in an operation without physically being there. Proximie is HIPAA compliant and already in … Continued
The PID is an orthopaedic implant for amputees that functions as a pain-free, plug&play connector between their body and any prosthetic limb, with the PID we are creating the “USB port” for bionic devices.
Lapkit is a low-cost laparoscopic surgery skills simulator that works on a mobile phone.
Predicting patient-reported outcomes for people with diabetes through passive continuous smartphone sensor data.
Blu(e) provides assistive technologies to treat speech disorders and improve communication.
Muuvit! is an activity based learning programme for children. It inspires children to be physically active and to enjoy learning.
An integrated mobile application providing maternal obstetric and neonatal emergency transportation by leveraging existing mobile technology such as SMS and mobile payments and private taxis. The Maternal and Newborn Emergency Transportation System provides emergency transportation to women facing obstetric complications during delivery and neonates in critical conditions. The system is triggered when a call is … Continued
Fearless Health is a comprehensive health financing package featuring an on-demand credit offering, sold in clinics, which allows underserved consumers to access outpatient healthcare without needing to save up the $8-12 that is usually required to pay for a consultation, drugs and tests.
The LifeguardMOBILE™ solution creates a digital channel to the patient, activating motivated caregivers and delivering a fundamentally new care coordination model, supporting risk based and early intervention.
A design studio inside a major London hospital tackling issues such as end-of-life care and pediatric drug safety with its human centered design methods.
HC360 is a web-based App enabling clinicians to evaluate and manage patients in a fraction of the time, improving access to care, reducing costs, and providing patients flexibility and convenience.
Glyco Leap is an online program that provides effective, affordable support to live better with Type 2 Diabetes.
Breathe Magic is an evidence-based therapy programme for young people with hemiplegia; occupational therapists work alongside professional magicians to teach magic tricks that develop hand and arm function, cognitive abilities, and independence.
Through its orthopedic implants-coated by 3D printing technology – Corentec aims to improve clinical and biologic fixation for patients.
Beat2phone is hardware and an App which enables true-medical grade ECG recording on a smartphone at low cost with high ease-of-use.
APOPO trains African Giant Rats to detect TB using their rapid sense of smell.
AIDR is an artificial intelligence engine that enables UNICEF to process thousands of SMSs to provide prevention strategies, health advice, and counselling to HIV/AIDS vulnerable populations.
Meddy is an online platform to help people find best doctors based on patient reviews and credentials. It’s aimed to help people make informed health decisions based on knowledge. It’s currently the largest online network in Qatar with around 2000 doctors from 250 private clinics in Qatar.
This project presents Design of an electrical interactive refreshable dynamic board that would help out Arab blinds people to read and write English and Arabic in braille. The main idea is to process a PDF file that contains scanned text to imposed Braille language which allows blind people to read via the sense of touch.
A multimedia, wearable shirt for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) that monitors and intervention based on medical regime, communicating with phone app for management, activation and reporting.
The innovation is a teaching device that was designed to create a dynamic simulation system to train caregivers and patients in proper diabetic wound care prior to leaving hospital.
The OTTAA Project is a communication platform for speech impaired people that use images and environmental data, allowing the user to create a sentence in 7 seconds.
Home-based testing kits for bacterial infections, an intervention for inappropriate antibiotic use in an urban setting in India. BacKits are used for accurate self-diagnosis which, as a result, leads to decreased inappropriate antibiotic consumption and therefore decreased antimicrobial resistance.
The Ammi Service is a 2F/3G voice-messaging service aimed at educating expecting women in rural areas about maternal health (“Ammi” means mother in Urdu/Punjabi). The goal is to address the skyrocketing infant mortality rate and lack of access to maternal health info in isolated rural areas.
The Accountable Care Forum will outline the benefits of using an integrated accountable care system to assist patients suffering from chronic diseases, such as diabetes, and who require rigorous, all-encompassing treatment plans. The study will involve a pool of people aged 18 and above diagnosed with type-2 diabetes or pre-diabetes and those at high risk of … Continued
Dr. Victor J. Dzau is the President of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly the Institute of Medicine (IOM). In addition, he serves as Chair of the IOM Division Committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Dr. Dzau is Chancellor Emeritus and James B. Duke Professor of Medicine at Duke University … Continued
Dean Jamison is Professor Emeritus of Global Health at the University of California, San Francisco. In 2006-2008 he served as the T. & G. Angelopoulos Visiting Professor of Public Health and International Development in the Harvard Kennedy School and the Harvard School of Public Health. Previously, Dean had been at University of California, Los Angeles … Continued
Sue Siegel is CEO of GE Ventures, GE’s growth and innovation business comprised of GE Ventures, GE Licensing, and New Business Creation (NBC). GE Ventures invests in and partners with the entrepreneurial ecosystem across Healthcare, Energy, Software, Advanced Manufacturing, and Lighting and starts and grows companies via its New Business Creation unit. GE Licensing creates … Continued
Mohammed Ghaly is a professor of Islam and Biomedical Ethics at the Center for Islamic Legislation & Ethics (CILE), Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar. In 1999, he studied Islamic Studies in English at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt and was awarded his Bachelor’s degree cum laude. In 2002, he … Continued
Prof. K. Srinath Reddy is currently President, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and formerly headed the Department of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He was appointed as the First Bernard Lown Visiting Professor of Cardiovascular Health at the Harvard School of Public Health in 2009. He is also an Adjunct … Continued
David Halpern is the Chief Executive of the Behavioural Insights Team. He has led the team since its inception in 2010. Prior to that, David was the founding Director of the Institute for Government and between 2001 and 2007 was the Chief Analyst at the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit. David was also appointed as the … Continued
Kerim Munir, MD, MPH, D.Sc., is Director of Psychiatry in the University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disorders at the Boston Children’s Hospital. He is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Society Fellow in Global Health in the Scholars in Medicine Program at Harvard Medical School. His research focuses on … Continued
Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, is the Robert J. Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine, and Policy, and Director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University with offices at Duke and in Washington DC. Dr. McClellan is a doctor and an economist, and his work has addressed a wide range of strategies and policy … Continued
Mustafa Suleyman is co-founder and Head of Applied Artificial intelligence at DeepMind, where he is responsible for integrating the company’s technology across a wide range of Google products. in February 2016 he launched DeepMind Health, which builds clinician-led technology in the UK National Health Service. Mustafa was Chief Product Officer at DeepMind Technologies, before the … Continued
Dr Summers is President Emeritus and Charles W Eliot University Professor at Harvard University. He directs the University’s Mossavar- Rahmani Center for Business and Government. Dr Summers has served as Secretary of the Treasury and as Director of the White House National Economic Council, President of Harvard University, and as the Chief Economist of the … Continued
Dr Julio Frenk became President of the University of Miami in 2015, where he is also Professor of both Public Health Sciences and Health Sector Management and Policy. Prior to joining the University of Miami, Dr Frenk was Dean of the Faculty at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and also the T & … Continued
Dame Sally became Chief Medical Officer for England in March 2011. She is the most senior independent advisor to the UK Government on medical matters, with particular responsibilities regarding public and global health. She was previously the Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department of Health from 2004, where she founded the National institute for Health … Continued
Cardiovascular Disease Healthy Populations Investing in Health
Delivering Affordable Cancer Care Dementia – A Growing Public Health Concern
Health Affairs – Using Evidence Based Policy Solutions To Address Health Challenges Learning From International Collaboration – Lessons From LHSN
Accountable Care Behavioral Insights Genomics in the Gulf Region & Islamic Ethics
Autism Health Professional Education Precision Medicine