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21-Apr-2009
When Kathy Chiron, a long-time Hadassah supporter and Chair of Hadassah Hong Kong, heard that Hadassah Medical Center Nurse Specialist Ilana Kadmon was in China, she embraced the opportunity to introduce her to Hong Kong friends and acquaintances by planning two presentations for her: one with the League of Women Voters, and the other at a special lunch Mrs. Chiron hosted.
31-Mar-2009
The United Nations Non-Governmental Organization Committee on Peace, reports Hadassah Austria President and First Vice-Chair of the Committee Susi Shaked, hosted a presentation entitled “Breaking the Vicious Circle,” showcasing the long-term project initiated by a Protestant Reverend in collaboration with a Muslim from Germany and a Jew from Jerusalem. The project goal: to involve young people in promoting understanding and peace among peoples in conflict.
31-Mar-2009
Forty-four people from Alsace, France visited the Hadassah Medical Center, together with their Pastor in February, where they heard a presentation by Prof. Judith Melki, formerly from France and now head of Hadassah’s Human Genetics Department.
30-Mar-2009
Research by a Hadassah orthopedic surgeon reveals that when hospital staff follow up with post-menopausal women who fracture their distal radius bone to alert them to the potential that osteoporosis was the underlying cause, there is a significantly increased likelihood that the women will contact their physician and go for a bone density test, leading to earlier diagnosis and treatment.
30-Mar-2009
Dr. Eyal Shteyer, a Hadassah Medical Center pediatric gastroenterologist, is engaged in groundbreaking research that could eventually lead to more effective treatment for liver cancer and better survival rates following surgery to remove the tumor.
30-Mar-2009
Dr. Shmuel Harris joined Hadassah Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry shortly after he immigrated to Israel from Melbourne, Australia. Psychiatry is the best fit for him, Dr. Harris says, because “I like listening to people, getting involved with them, and engaged in trying to help them.”
30-Mar-2009
A Hadassah Medical Center team has embarked on a study to determine whether children’s pain is being managed adequately once the children leave the hospital.
30-Mar-2009
In recent years, Hadassah has become increasingly green, initiating programs on and around its hospital campuses that protect and enhance the environment.
30-Mar-2009
Thanks to a partnership between the Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Dental Medicine and the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ), 3,500 underprivileged children in 24 Israeli cities have received free dental care.
30-Mar-2009
Hadassah Medical Center physicians are looking toward molecular medicine to decipher the causes and create the cures for cancer. By examining the structure and behavior of malfunctioning human cells as they progress through the disease process, they come closer to bringing a cure to the clinical setting.