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13-Sep-2010
During an official visit in early August, Cyprus's Minister of Health, Christos G. Patsalides, signed a Protocol of Cooperation with Israel’s Minister of Health Yaacov Litzman, providing for clinical and educational exchanges, cooperation in research, and sharing of information, particularly concerning infectious diseases.
8-Sep-2010
Canadian Hadassah WIZO Supporter Nathalie Guez has established the Myriam Libratti Memorial Fund to create for Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem a stone rendition of a sculpture she designed in memory of her mother, Myriam Libratti. Mrs. Libratti worked at Hadassah as a midwife for 10 years.
8-Sep-2010
Oliver Berben, renowned film producer/director, and new member of Hadassah Germany’s Board of Governors, visited the Hadassah Medical Center in July.
8-Sep-2010
Celebrating the Bat Mitzvahs of four daughters with a trip to Israel in July, the Sandler, Wengrowsky, and Drucker extended family from Monterrey, Mexico visited the Hadassah Medical Center. Dr. Yuval Weiss, pictured with the girls above, welcomed the family of Hadassah supporters.
8-Sep-2010
Rebecca Fascovich, who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 20 years ago, was helped by a clinical trial at the Hadassah Medical Center, and has expressed her deep appreciation with a Mezuzah donation to the new Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower.
8-Sep-2010
Reaffirming their commitment to Hadassah, David and Sally Abadi, young leaders in Hadassah Panama, have pledged funds for a two-patient room in the Surgical Oncology and Vascular Surgery West Wing of the new Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower at the Hadassah Medical Center.
7-Sep-2010
Dear Friends, Wherever we are in the world as Rosh HaShana quickly approaches, we are all gearing up for the High Holy Days – planning menus, shopping and cooking, buying gifts, checking out our new clothes – making sure that everything is just right, engaging in the traditional chesbon nefesh, personal accounting, thinking about the year that is almost over and the year to come.
1-Sep-2010
At the end of July, for the first time in Israel and only the fifth time in the world, a woman with a heart transplant delivered healthy twins—at the Hadassah Medical Center.
1-Sep-2010
The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ), under the leadership of its president, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, has donated one million dollars for a Trauma Intensive Care Unit at the Hadassah Medical Center.
1-Sep-2010
Dr. Uzi Izhar, head of the Hadassah Medical Center’s General Thoracic Surgery Unit, together with Dr. Mark Ginsburg, a cardiothoracic surgeon from Columbia Presbyterian Hospital (New York) have performed Hadassah’s first transplant of a pacemaker into a man’s diaphragm, which enabled him to breathe without the ventilator he had been attached to for a decade.