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6-Jan-2010
Progress in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and macular degeneration was highlighted by Prof. Benjamin Reubinoff, Director of the Hadassah Medical Centerís Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Center, during Hadassah Australia's Stem Cell Week, November 16 - 18, 2009. Hadassah Australia hosted multiple seminars in Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney with the goal of educating both professionals and lay people on the issues that surround the use of stem cells in research and treatment of disease and injury.
6-Jan-2010
Physicians from Israel will have the opportunity to study with renowned specialists from Monash Universityís Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories and the Hadassah University Medical Centerís Department of Neurology, thanks to the establishment of the Eva and Les Erdi AUSiMED Fellowship in Neurological Diseases.
6-Jan-2010
Thanks to generous sponsors, ticket sales, and inviting auction items, proceeds of about $17,500 from Hadassah New Zealandís November 29 Tea Party and Auction exceeded the unit leadersí goal to raise funds toward new maxillofacial equipment for the Hadassah Medical Center.
6-Jan-2010
An enthusiastic audience of 800 attended the performance of Twelve Angry Men hosted by Hadassah France, raising 25,000 Ä for cutting-edge cancer treatment equipment at the Hadassah Medical Center.
6-Jan-2010
Canadian Hadassah-WIZO was honored with the Jerusalem Prize by the Canadian Zionist Federation, recognizing the organizationís impact in building solidarity with Israel.
6-Jan-2010
Hadassah Mexico hosted its second First Aid course in the fall, this time reaching out to the Monte Sinai community of Mexico City.
6-Jan-2010
During the annual school fair sponsored by the Atid Jewish school in Mexico City, Hadassah Mexico sold First Aid Kits, which they created, modelled after kits designed by Hadassah Panama for its health fair. In addition, they took advantage of the opportunity to distribute material about the Hadassah Medical Center and Hadassah International to the parents. For more information: Hadassah-Mexico@hadassah.org
6-Jan-2010
For the first time in France, The Soul Messengers Band, an internationally renowned group that originally hails from Africa and now lives in Israel, gave concerts in Paris and Nice-CŰte díAzur on behalf of Hadassah France in support of the Hadassah Medical Center.
6-Jan-2010
Preparing for the new decade of Hadassah fundraising, Hadassah International held a European Fundraising Seminar at the end of October in Zurich, Switzerland, during which participants shared their passion for Hadassah and learned how to capitalize upon it to raise ever greater funds for the Hadassah Medical Center.
4-Jan-2010
Thanks to the Hadassah Medical Centerís Dyna and Fala Weinstock Department of Pediatric Hemato-Oncology, endowed by generous donors from the United Kingdom, a 2 1/2-year-old girl from the Former Soviet Union with an eye tumor (retinoblastoma) and a 14-year-old boy from Cyprus have defeated the cancers that were threatening their lives.