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6-Mar-2010
Hadassah France took the opportunity to introduce the Hadassah mission to the people of Charenton, a suburb of Paris, by hosting a presentation at its Village Hall in February.
6-Mar-2010
Over 500 people learned about the Hadassah Medical Center’s humanity and state-of- the-art medicine and research during Hadassah Mexico’s February Breast Cancer Awareness Week. With Hadassah’s Breast Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist Dr. Ilana Kadmon as featured speaker, 30,000 dollars was raised to support the Hadassah Medical Center as well as local projects including mammograms for disadvantaged women and financial help to a local child in need of a bone marrow transplant.
5-Mar-2010
Hadassah Cuba hosted a community forum about the H1N1 epidemic in December, with Epidemiologist Lizette Perez as keynote speaker.
5-Mar-2010
The Hadassah Medical Center, which joined the elite group of the world’s leading medical centers that employ the advanced remote robotic technology of the da Vinci® Surgical System, has just celebrated the first anniversary of its introduction into Hadassah’s operating rooms.
5-Mar-2010
Neuroscientist Ahmed Moustafa, Ph.D., spent three months in Israel observing methodology of brain research for Parkinson’s disease at the Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Medicine and training students in conducting research at the Arab Al-Quds University in East Jerusalem. “It is sad,” he says, “that so many people do not benefit from Israel’s amazing, top-quality research because they are unaware of it and think of Israel as simply a political entity.”
5-Mar-2010
For the first time in Israel, men with the HIV virus can have healthy children, thanks to an innovative treatment offered at the Hadassah Medical Center’s AIDS Center.
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.