World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) 2022 kicks off in Doha | Health

Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, president of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, attended the inauguration of World Health Innovation Summit (WISH) 2022which will be held for 3 days under the title “Towards a vibrant future” at the “Multaqa” building in Education City.

The inauguration was attended by the President of the Republic of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan, and numerous sheikhs, ministers, policy makers, scholars and specialists from different countries of the world.

Sheikha Moza gave a speech at the opening session in which she stressed that the creative efforts of scientists, doctors and sectors interested in health services around the world are indispensable. But alongside it, with it, and perhaps before it, “there is a need for initiatives that stimulate the individual and remind him of his responsibilities towards himself and his community”.

Speaking about the organization of the World Cup, he added: “Just like our sporting projects, which arrived after more than a quarter of a century to host the FIFA World Cup, have inspired us to continue developing our country. , they can inspire us again, in Qatar and around the world, to develop and reshape our perceptions of ways to build more efficient and comprehensive health systems.

He added: “Wish axes always address very important issues and, although they vary in their topics this year, they share a goal, which is to look for ways to direct people to adopt the most appropriate and optimal lifestyle to ensure their health security. “

This year’s edition of WISH will focus on 4 main themes: the legacy of COVID-19, disability, sport and health and wellbeing.

Discussions within it are centered around 10 topics that will be presented in specialized seminars and address important global health challenges, such as climate change and food safety, mental health of healthcare workers and vaccine innovation, all supported by reports. evidence-based research prepared by Summit experts and providing practical policy recommendations.

The Innovation Center will host around 20 healthcare innovators from 13 countries, who have been selected to present their innovations at the Summit, which will witness, over 3 days, a range of events, including art exhibitions, that will introduce investors to start-ups, and “agora” sessions, to revive the atmosphere of ancient Greek places that gathered to share discussions on issues such as stress in the workplace.

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