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5-Mar-2010
What could medical clowns do amidst the devastating suffering in the aftermath of Haiti’s earthquake? “It’s all about finding connections between people, being sensitive to them, and thus allowing them to open themselves emotionally,” explains Medical Clown Dudi Barashi, member of the Hadassah Medical Center’s global outreach team for the past six years.
5-Mar-2010
“We were performing so much surgery--about 320 operations in 2 weeks--that sterilization was a real challenge. But I was determined to give patients the standard of care we had at home, at Hadassah,” explains Reuven Gelfond, Hadassah Operating Room Nurse and member of the Israeli rescue team in Haiti.
5-Mar-2010
Researchers at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus and the Hebrew University have discovered that our hands play a crucial part in perception of the space within their reach.
5-Mar-2010
Prince Alexander zu Schaumburg-Lippe, member of Hadassah Germany's Board of Governors, hosted a party at his Castle Bueckeburg in celebration of his birthday and asked his 200 guests from the German aristocracy, politics, and public life to make donations in lieu of personal gifts to one of two Israeli charities—Hadassah being one.
9-Feb-2010
In consultation with The Hadassah Medical Center, Hadassah International adopted the following five projects. To support them is to endow a legacy of medical excellence in Jerusalem. Choose a project and donate now!
4-Feb-2010
"As an Israeli and as a Jerusalemite, I have a special place in my heart for Hadassah. One cannot think of Jerusalem without thinking of Hadassah, without thinking of its excellent health services." -- Dalia Itzik, Member of Israel’s Knesset and former Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem
4-Feb-2010
The 2009 Nancy Falchuk Nursing Scholarship recognized four nurses for their leadership roles in patient education and wound treatment.
4-Feb-2010
International Philanthropist and Entrepreneur Regine Sixt, esteemed member of the Hadassah Germany Board of Governors, was presented with Hadassah International’s prestigious 2009 Citizen of the World Award in December by Hadassah Germany President Prof. Dr. Med. Dr. H.c. Thomas Ruzicka (pictured to her left) and Director of Hadassah Germany and Europe Gady Gronich.
4-Feb-2010
Clinical Psychologist Ben Sedley, Hadassah New Zealand Valda Knight Memorial Scholarship recipient for 2009, returned from his clinical experience at the Hadassah Medical Center “impressed by the clear procedures put into place following a traumatic event, whether a terrorist attack or motor vehicle accident.” He also admired “the staff’s ability to work effectively with children and young people from so many different ethnicities and backgrounds.”
4-Feb-2010
A Cypriot woman who discovered at 28 weeks of pregnancy that she was carrying twin fetuses—with one growing outside of her womb--was saved along with her babies by a multidisciplinary team of Hadassah physicians. This marks only the second time in known medical history that babies in this situation have been delivered successfully.