Hundreds of Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank will have access to improved health care at the Hadassah Medical Center thanks to a unique multi-faith partnership that was launched on May 24th at a media conference in Melbourne, Australia.
Hadassah is proud to have recently received considerable coverage in the German press.
On a perfect early Spring evening, H.E. Ambassador Yigal Caspi, Ambassador of the State of Israel to Switzerland and Liechtenstein, welcomed Hadassah Switzerland into his home in Bern, Switzerland. The evening highlighted the Chagall-Hadassah-Christieís Partnership to benefit the Specialty and General Pediatric Surgery Operating Theater & Pre-Surgical Unit in the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower.
With entertainment by the children of the Shalva School Chorus Band, in front of the Eli Douer and Family Center for Pediatric Genetic and Chronic Diseases on Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus, a groundbreaking was celebrated for the new Healing and Environmental Garden, a gift from Australians, Jack and Robert Smorgon and their families, along with other supporters of Hadassah Australia and Jewish National Fund.
Thanks to a catheterization method of valve replacement, a 15-year-old girlís life was preserved without the need for open-heart surgery.
Researchers at the Hadassah University Medical Center have discovered that overexpression of an immune system Natural Killer (NK) cell called Neuroligin 4 can trigger cirrhosis of the liver by preventing the body from combating scarring.
On May 3, 2013, Dr. Alexandre Padilha, Brazilís Minister of Health, visited the Hadassah Medical Organization, accompanied by a delegation of representatives and health professionals.
We are launching "VIPs to Israel" to share with our international network the visits that the Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO) receives from dignitaries and personalities from the worlds of government, entertainment, and sports. Due to the high visibility of such individuals and delegations, highlighting these visits is instrumental in spreading our message throughout the world.
Australian Ambassador to Israel Andrea Falkner visited the Hadassah Hospitals in Jerusalem on April 18, 2013.
While in the United States for training in evaluating children who have been physically or sexually abused, Hadassah Medical Center Senior Gynecologist/Obstetrician and Sexual Abuse Specialist Dr. Mushira Aboodia gave a presentation at Hadassahís New York headquarters about the work of the Hadassah Medical Centerís Bat Ami Center for Victims of Sexual Abuse.