Hadassah International Reminder: Komen Race is Fast Approaching
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Gearing up for an active and exciting year ahead, Young Hadassah International uses it's new website as an interactive forum for leaders around the globe to share upcoming events and ideas. To check out YHI's new website, click here
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.
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.
Oliver Berben, renowned film producer/director, and new member of Hadassah Germany’s Board of Governors, visited the Hadassah Medical Center in July.
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.
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.
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.