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6-Dec-2010
In the Hadassah Medical Center’s Pediatric Hemato-oncology Department, interactive puppeteers perform at the child’s bedside, offering relief to the young patients. As the child is invited to join a "walk" in the forest, or "dive" into an imaginary world, he encounters new, magical creatures and surprises that take him temporarily out of the frightening reality of his hospital experience. Some performances (see above) take place under big umbrellas that are opened next to the child’s hospital bed.
6-Dec-2010
An Australian-born, free-lance journalist reporting from Jerusalem, who was wounded in terrorist attack a year ago, expressed her appreciation to the Hadassah Medical Cehttp://hicms.loyertcg.com/content_editor.asp?id=5633nter in a letter to Director General Prof. Shlomo Mor-Yosef, describing the high quality of care and compassion she has received. Click here to read Irris Makler’s testimonial.http://hicms.loyertcg.com/content_editor.asp?id=5633
6-Dec-2010
Al-Jazeera, the well-known news station of the Arab world, posted an article on its website quoting Prof. Eitan Kerem, head of the Hadassah Medical Center’s Pediatrics Department on Mount Scopus, describing how Hadassah’s medical care for children of diverse backgrounds, provided by both Arab and Jewish health professionals, brings people together. Click on http://www.aljazeeratalk.net/en/node/6838 to read the article.
6-Dec-2010
In a moving ceremony conducted by two individuals with special needs, Prof. Eitan Kerem, head of Pediatrics at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus, Dr. Ariel Tenenbaum, head of Hadassah’s National Center for Down Syndrome, and Yael Castiel, Head Nurse of the Center for Pediatric Genetic and Chronic Diseases, received awards of appreciation from the Shalem Foundation in Jerusalem. The foundation promotes community services for the mentally challenged with the goal of enhancing their chances to fulfill their potential and live a normal life.
6-Dec-2010
Thanks to the new, one-year-old male fertility program at the Hadassah Medical Center’s AIDS Center, a man with HIV has been able to father a child without transmitting the virus to the fetus.
6-Dec-2010
Dr. Siegfried Hummel, President of Germany’s Board of Saxony, relates that during his visit to the Hadassah Medical Center, he and the other 25 health professionals in his delegation discovered that “Hadassah symbolizes initiative and innovation; education and capability; medical care and dedication.” Hadassah, he says, “is a living example of overstepping geographical and ideological markers to change the life and thinking of others.”
6-Dec-2010
The Health Committee of Germany’s Bundestag (National Parliament) toured the Hadassah Medical Center’s Trauma Unit, Charlotte R. Bloomberg Mother and Child Center, and the new Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower during their fall visit to Hadassah.
6-Dec-2010
African leaders with expertise in AIDS research, prevention, and treatment from Botswana, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya toured the Hadassah Medical Center during a week-long seminar in Israel, focused on the exchange of information and ideas between Israeli and African universities and hospitals.
6-Dec-2010
During a visit initiated by the Israeli Embassy and Foreign Trade Administration in Chile, 45 top-level businessmen and government ministers toured the Hadassah Medical Center in November.
6-Dec-2010
In solidarity with the over 7,000 walkers of the Susan G. Komen Israel Race for the Cure around the Old City walls of Jerusalem, 200 supporters of Hadassah Panama walked along Panama’s Cinta Costera, Coastal Boardwalk, on October 28 in Panama City, raising funds for breast cancer prevention and education in the remote villages of Panama’s countryside.