Dr. Avigdor Kaplan, PhD, who steered Clalit, Israel’s largest health fund, from deficit to financial solvency, began his tenure as Director General of the Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO) on June 1.
Concurrently with Israel's National Emergency Preparedness Week, the Hadassah Medical Center conducted a simulation chemical warfare drill at Hadassah-Mount Scopus to test its readiness for a large-scale chemical attack and its ability to treat dozens of patients in a short time span.
To spearhead a paradigm shift in Israeli pediatric care, Hadassah Medical Center Pediatrician Dr. Hava Gadassi trained for two and a half years at the Center for Community Child Health at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.
Sponsored by the New Mexico Economic Development Department and in collaboration with ATID-Edi (the official Israel trade and investment representative office for a number of American states, including New Mexico), a high level delegation from the New Mexico Trade Mission visited the Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO) in Jerusalem on 2 May 2013.
Mayor Christian Estrosi of Nice, France stopped at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem during his seventh visit to Israel and met with Acting Director General Dr. Yuval Weiss, who emphasized the importance of Hadassah's collaboration with Nice.
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-Christie’s 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 girl’s life was preserved without the need for open-heart surgery.