Hamad Bin Khalifa University presents healthcare research & advanced digital technologies at the recently held World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) 2020.
23 November 2020, 12:00 AM
30 November 2020, 12:00 AM
Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) participated as a partner at the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) 2020 in line with its mission to advance positive transformation at home while having a global impact.
Held between November 15 and 19, The 2020 edition of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) exchanged knowledge, innovation, and policy-driven solutions designed to help deliver healthcare in an efficient and cost-effective manner to improve and save lives through discussion over five days.
The biennial conference of Qatar Foundation’s WISH brought together some of the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners to discuss the most pressing issues facing global healthcare systems today.
Held under the theme ‘One World, Our Health,’ proceedings included forum sessions, policy briefings and keynote speeches covering COVID-19, climate change and health, digital mental health, immunology, infectious diseases and much more.
As a WISH 2020 partner, HBKU, a member of Qatar Foundation, made an extensive contribution to the 10 core research topics and issues discussed.
In keeping with many events around the world, WISH was a fully-immersive virtual summit and also featured an interactive Innovation Hub where HBKU showcased its cutting-edge technology solutions for healthcare.
Speaking after the conclusion of WISH, Nicholas Bradshaw, director of Partnerships and Outreach at WISH, said: “It was an honour to have HBKU participate as a partner at WISH 2020. As an academic institution determined to advance the health of local, regional and global communities, HBKU participated in a number of high-profile discussions and debates. To this end, WISH is an important global platform to highlight the research activities and breakthrough technologies developed by our colleges and research institutes.