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6-May-2008
At the request of Hadassah Panama President Margie Mizrachi, Hadassah International hosted a leadership training seminar in Panama for the unit’s core group, conducted by Hadassah International Director Melissa Kaplan and Major Gifts Chair Sherry Altura.
6-May-2008
Hadassah International’s 2008 Conference in Jerusalem, Partners in Healing, received great press coverage in France and online.
6-May-2008
Hadassah Germany set up a stand at the Christlicher Gesundheitskongress (Christian Health Congress) in Kassel during the end of March, with hundreds of participants stopping by to learn about Hadassah. In April, Hadassah Germany Director Gady Gronich gave a presentation to 75 guests of the German-Israeli Association at the Die Deutsche Apotheker-und Ärztebank (the German pharmacists and doctors bank) in Frankfurt.
5-May-2008
An International Heart Failure Symposium was hosted by Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem in November 2007, with the participation of leading specialists in the field of heart failure from Israel and abroad.
5-May-2008
Thanks to a study conducted by Operating Room Head Nurse Miriam Avraham, all linens and clothes the surgeons and nurses wear in Hadassah’s operating rooms, are now disposable.
5-May-2008
Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem is now home to a “Medical Cinemateque”—the first movie theater in the world within a hospital setting, where patients view movies that deal with various medical issues.
5-May-2008
Dr. Jorge Makarovsky, who directed the first Argentinean heart transplant on a child with restrictive cardiomyopathy and is a former head of Cardiovascular Pediatric Surgery and Transplantation at the Hospital Italiano in Buenos Aires, met with cardiac colleagues at the Hadassah Medical Center this winter and returned home eager to establish academic and clinical exchanges for Argentinian physicians with their counterparts at Hadassah.
5-May-2008
Dr. Mickey Weintraub, head of the Pediatric Hemato-Oncology Unit in the Department of Pediatrics at the Hadassah Medical Center, met with pediatric hematology-oncology colleagues at Hôpital Archet, the teaching hospital in Nice, France, following through on a Memorandum of Understanding for clinical exchange that was signed between Hadassah and the University of Nice School of Medicine.
5-May-2008
United States Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, Dr. Tevi Troy, met with Prof. Shmuel Shapira, Dean of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health and Deputy Director General of the Hadassah Medical Center, in April.
5-May-2008
Dr. José Farah, a Mexican physician from Guadalajara, will be participating in the Hadassah Medical Center’s anesthesiology residency program, thanks to some wise advice from a Hadassah International supporter at Conference 2008 in Jerusalem.