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13-Jan-2009
Leon Masliah, Director General of the Consistoire Central de France (far right), along with several French physicians, visited the Hadassah Medical Center at the end of December. After receiving a general briefing about the Medical Center, they met with Dr. Yoram Weiss, Senior Physician in Hadassah's Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, who explained the workings of Hadassah’s Trauma Unit.
13-Jan-2009
At Hadassah Cuba’s latest meeting, aside from receiving an update on the latest achievements of the Hadassah Medical Center, participants gave a warm send-off to Vice President Dr. Rebeca Tur Behar, who moved to Israel last month. Dr. Tur Behar, pharmacist, long-time volunteer, and the daughter-in-law of President of Hadassah Cuba Dr. Rose Behar, has volunteered in Hadassah Cuba’s Communitarian Pharmacy, which provides medicines to those in need, and presented health lectures to local children. She has also represented Young Hadassah Cuba on visits to Argentina and Canada.
13-Jan-2009
Surgeons at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem have successfully operated on five patients with an upgrade of the surgical robot originally developed by scientists from the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for use by astronauts in space.
9-Jan-2009
An unconscious nine-year-old girl, who had collapsed after complaining of a terrible headache, was found by a team of Hadassah Medical Center pediatricians to have a rare brain condition. Quick surgical action saved her life.
9-Jan-2009
While attending a medical conference in a remote Egyptian resort, the director of a Moscow oncology institute began to experience serious stomach pain, accompanied by a high fever. When treatment in a local hospital failed to stop the deterioration of his situation, he was flown to the Hadassah Medical Center, where he was cured.
9-Jan-2009
Six Israeli soldiers wounded in Gaza have been hospitalized at the Hadassah Medical Center, including the son of a Hadassah employee, who was shot in the chest.
9-Jan-2009
Prof. Simcha Yagel, Director of the Ultrasound Unit in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus, is the lead editor of one of the most widely used basic textbooks in the field of Fetal Cardiology. The second edition, updated and greatly expanded, was just published. Fetal Cardiology is the product of interdisciplinary and international collaboration, with co-editors from Germany and the United States.
9-Jan-2009
Hadassah Austria President Susi Shaked, also Vice Chair of the United Nations Committee on Peace and the UN Committee on the Status of Women, recently attended a seminar on peace in the Middle East, organized by the United Nations in cooperation with the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for “members of the press and civil society.”
9-Jan-2009
With the theme of “Igniting the Power of Women,” Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) hosted its 39th National Convention in Calgary, Alberta, where Hadassah Medical Center’s Director General Prof. Shlomo Mor-Yosef enlightened the delegates about Hadassah’s vast impact on Jerusalem, the Middle East, and throughout the world. “It was so exciting to hear Prof. Mor-Yosef’s passion about this leading-edge institution that is so much more than a hospital,” comments Terry Schwarzfeld, CHW’s new National President.
9-Jan-2009
With about 800 people in attendance, Hadassah France hosted the movie premiere of Les Insurgés (Defiance) in Paris on January 7, with special guest appearances by Principal Actor Daniel Craig and Director Edward Zwick, raising 40,000 euros for the Hadassah Medical Center’s new Stroke Center of Excellence.