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2014-02-01 04:20:09

DOHA, Qatar, February 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) held a luncheon on January 19th welcoming the first admitted class for its Executive Master in Energy and Resources. The program is offered in partnership with Georgetown University, Texas A&M University, and HEC Paris. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140201/667260 ) The event, held at the HBKU Student Center, was attended by His Excellency Sheikh Abdulla bin Ali...

2013-12-10 12:33:32

DOHA, Qatar, December 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- World leaders and policy makers gathered in Doha today to discuss innovative solutions to the most pressing global health challenges at the inaugural World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131210/658697 ) Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Mozabint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, WISH brought together...

2012-12-07 04:21:05

BRIGHTON, England, December 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new strategic cooperation has been announced this week between the Excellence in Paediatrics Institute (EiP), an international paediatric association based in Geneva, and the Sidra Medical and Research Center, a new state-of-the-art facility in Qatar funded by a $7.9 billion endowment from the Qatar Foundation. Commenting on the announcement, made at the EiP's annual conference Chairman of EiP, Professor of Paediatrics...

2012-11-15 08:31:52

DOHA, Qatar, November 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A delegation of some of Qatar's leading players in health care and medical education arrived in Duesseldorf today to attend Medica, the world's largest trade fair for providers of healthcare services. The delegation includes Dr. Joachim Dudenhausen, Medical Advisor and Head of Medical Staff Services at Sidra Medical and Research Center, and a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, Dr....

2012-03-06 09:17:00

DOHA, Qatar, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bastian Solutions (www.bastiansolutions.com) has been selected to design and install an automated sortation system to supply Sidra Medical and Research Center, the first academic medical center in the Middle East. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120306/DE64761LOGO) This distribution center will represent best practices in order fulfillment and feature an advanced tilt tray sorter, pick to light technologies, and automated conveyor...

2011-11-03 02:46:00

DOHA, Qatar, November 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Innovation in Education: Lessons from Pioneers around the World" The first publication commissioned by the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) has been launched at this leading international initiative's third annual Summit in Doha, Qatar. Innovation in Education: Lessons from Pioneers around the World is an international reference guide to best practices in education. The book looks at how innovation in...

2011-10-21 00:00:00

ABU DHABI, UAE, October 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AECOM leads discussions on Integrated Service Delivery for Educational Facilities at Building Future Education MENA 2011 Leading experts on education facilities and design will share insights to help school owners and operators maximise their investments on capital infrastructure at the forthcoming Building Future Education (BFE) MENA exhibition and conference in partnership with Abu Dhabi Education Council...

2009-05-19 11:14:00

Award submission open until July 15th online at http://www.wise-qatar.org/en/awards NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, initiator of the first ever World Innovation Summit for Education - WISE - dedicated to monitoring the specific impact of 21st century challenges on education, announces today the launch of one of the key highlights of the WISE summit to be held next November in Doha, Qatar with the inaugural WISE Awards 2009 -...