The Hadassah Medical Center has had a Bone Marrow Donor Registry since 1987. Unfortunately, however, minority populations are under-represented. As a result, the odds of finding a match for minority patients are rather small. Therefore, Hadassah is undertaking a special effort to outreach to minority populations living in Israel.
A new laser lens that can completely cure glaucoma has been developed at the Hadassah Medical Center.
The Center for Children with Chronic Diseases has moved into its new location at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus. We are so happy to share these photos with you of the spacious, bright modern facility.
Hadassah Medical Center will be receiving the first SpineAssist miniature robot for performing spinal fusion surgery. This robot increases the precision of implant placement in spinal fusions, so critical to the surgery’s success.
In celebration of Hadassah New Zealand’s tenth anniversary, Co-Presidents Valda Knight and Jenny Leiman and their supporters brought to fruition a wonderful event.
An elegant evening, catered by President Jayne Chait and her husband, Martin, generated new life and annual members, a great deal of good will for Hadassah International, and abundance of interest in our Medical Center. Many people, new to Hadassah, were eager to learn more about the breakthroughs at our hospitals. There was also a lively raffle and an interview with a reporter from The Jewish Chronicle.
Hadassah Germany is proud to announce its newly expanded leadership board:
President: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Thomas Ruzicka, Munich
Vice Presidents: Elvira Skoblo, Berlin, and Ingrid Stafler, Düsseldorf
Helga Guttman and Dr. Ben Vincent Kotowicz, Munich
Prof. Dr. med. Joachim Wolfram Dudenhausen (Charite) and Mania Feilke, Berlin
RA Martin Cygielman, Hamburg
Dr. Emil Krumholz, Frankfurt
Marlene Post, New York
Munich Committee: Marian Grafin von Deym, Hanni Kaufmann, Alexia Kaempfel,
Katya Kaempfel, Ester Drasner-Wagner, Hella Lindner, and Rosi Citronenbaum.
Hadassah Mexico was proud to host Dr. Adolfo Roitman, Curator, Shrine of the Book, Israel Museum, for lectures in Mexico City and in Monterrey, Nevo Leon.
Hadassah United Kingdom’s Parkinson Committee (PATH--Parkinson's At The Hadassah) sponsored a Casino Royale at a beautiful hotel overlooking the River Thames in London. About 350 people attended the event where Dr. Zvi Israel of Hadassah’s Department of Neurosurgery was the honored guest and more than $200,000 was raised to support his research into Parkinson’s disease at the Hadassah Medical Center.
Hadassah Cuba has presented several lectures recently, including one to school children on preventing the spread of intestinal parasites. A series of lectures on Cardiac Stroke and First Aid are also in process for the entire community.