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14-Jan-2009
Young Hadassah Internationalís immediate vision is to re-brand in a way that clearly articulates the power of the Hadassah mission and then to go all-out to spread the message. Young Hadassahís leaders are confident that embarking on this awareness-building campaign will speak to like-minded individuals all over the globe and build commitment to our international movement. This campaign will lay the groundwork for Young Hadassah to become the best advocates for the Hadassah Medical Center.
14-Jan-2009
Igniting Hadassah Internationalís Help Hadassah Heal Campaign with a creative new initiative, Young Hadassah International is launching a Facebook-a-thon on February 1.
13-Jan-2009
Barbara Sofer, Israel Director of Public Relations for Hadassah America, is one of sixty women featured in a newly released book entitled Sixty Years, Sixty Voices: Israeli and Palestinian Women, which offers a mosaic of their lives in the war-torn Middle East, presents their views on how we can achieve peace, and describes their daily efforts toward that goal.
13-Jan-2009
I am deeply moved by the response of our leaders and donors to the launch of Hadassah Internationalís Help Hadassah Heal Campaign. Global economic conditions continue to challenge us and threaten the ability of our hospitals to meet their expenses. Once again, the Hadassah Medical Center has been called upon to treat soldiers who have been wounded in the latest war. The Help Hadassah Heal campaign has been designed to expand our international family of contributors.
13-Jan-2009
Hadassah International is delighted to welcome Terry Schwarzfeld of Ottawa, newly elected National President of Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) and Alina Ianson, newly appointed National Executive Director.
13-Jan-2009
Leon Masliah, Director General of the Consistoire Central de France (far right), along with several French physicians, visited the Hadassah Medical Center at the end of December. After receiving a general briefing about the Medical Center, they met with Dr. Yoram Weiss, Senior Physician in Hadassah's Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, who explained the workings of Hadassahís Trauma Unit.
13-Jan-2009
At Hadassah Cubaís latest meeting, aside from receiving an update on the latest achievements of the Hadassah Medical Center, participants gave a warm send-off to Vice President Dr. Rebeca Tur Behar, who moved to Israel last month. Dr. Tur Behar, pharmacist, long-time volunteer, and the daughter-in-law of President of Hadassah Cuba Dr. Rose Behar, has volunteered in Hadassah Cubaís Communitarian Pharmacy, which provides medicines to those in need, and presented health lectures to local children. She has also represented Young Hadassah Cuba on visits to Argentina and Canada.
13-Jan-2009
Surgeons at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem have successfully operated on five patients with an upgrade of the surgical robot originally developed by scientists from the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for use by astronauts in space.
9-Jan-2009
An unconscious nine-year-old girl, who had collapsed after complaining of a terrible headache, was found by a team of Hadassah Medical Center pediatricians to have a rare brain condition. Quick surgical action saved her life.
9-Jan-2009
While attending a medical conference in a remote Egyptian resort, the director of a Moscow oncology institute began to experience serious stomach pain, accompanied by a high fever. When treatment in a local hospital failed to stop the deterioration of his situation, he was flown to the Hadassah Medical Center, where he was cured.