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Health summit to showcase Arab innovators


(MENAFN- Gulf Times) Three organisations operating at the forefront of healthcare innovation have joined forces to host a special one-day event in London that will explore how healthcare professionals are currently incorporating pioneering ideas into their work and how innovation can play a part in improving the provision of healthcare in the future.
The Innovation in Healthcare Summit will be held at the Royal Horticultural Halls, London, on December 11, it was announced in Doha. The summit is an initiative of the London-based Imperial College Health Partners (ICHP), the Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI), and the Doha-based World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH).
The summit will be opened by Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham, director of IGHI and executive chair of WISH, an initiative of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF). Attendees from the UK, the US, Kuwait, and Qatar will come together to take part in panel discussions and to hear keynote speakers who include Lord O'Shaughnessy, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the UK's Department of Health; Dr Adam Hill, chief medical officer at McLaren Applied Technologies; and Dr Victor Dzau, president of the US National Academy of Medicine and chair of the WISH Precision Medicine forum.
The event, which will be streamed live online, will showcase young Arab innovators, and will act as a launch pad for an international innovation competition targeting healthcare innovators under the age of 30.
Speaking ahead of the summit, Lord Darzi said: 'All three organisations involved in the ‘Innovation in Healthcare Summit' are committed to looking for novel outcomes at the intersection of innovation and healthcare, so I'm delighted they have collaborated on the curation of this special London gathering on December 11. The speakers and panellists selected for the summit represent the pinnacle of expertise in their fields, so attendees can expect to be part of a fascinating day of insightful talks and lively discussions.

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