Hospitals across Israel have opened top-notch maternity hotels to help new mums and babies rest and recuperate after the birth. Welcome to Hadassah Baby, an unusual hotel within the Ein Kerem Hotel in Jerusalem.
A 21-year old young woman from the Palestinian Authority has just learned that the identical twin daughters she is carrying are thriving thanks to the intervention of a Hadassah Medical Center fetal medicine specialist.
While on a recent trip as an Hadassah emissary to Mexico, Professor Eitan Kerem, Head of the Pediatric Department at Hadassah Medical Center, spoke about the impact that Hadassah’s cutting edge Stem Cell research is making, particularly in the areas of improving vision problems due to macular degeneration, repairing damaged hearts, and with neurological diseases such as MS and ALS.
The late Bob Simon z’l, world famous veteran of CBS news and 60 Minutes, visited the Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem to show the world that Hadassah is an "Island of calm in a sea of madness". He recorded the following program for 60 Minutes several years ago.
Bob Simon was killed in a car crash in New York on Feb 11, 2015. He will be remembered by Hadassah for his honesty, integrity, and as a caring human being.
A pioneer in the Hadassah Medical Center’s medical outreach to countries in need around the world, Prof. Dan Engelhard, the soft-spoken head of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the Pediatric AIDS Center at Hadassah, began his foray into medicine through the Israel Defense Forces’ Army Reserve Program.
Majd Abu Diab, a Palestinian from a wealthy family, chose to participate in Israel’s National Service by cheering up patients in the Physiotherapy Department at the Hadassah Medical Center.
Mrs. Akie Abe was accompanied by Mrs. Kaori Matsutomi, the wife of the Japanese ambassador to Israel, as she visited patients in the Hadassah Pediatric wards.
Hadassah International has established, for the first time, the Hadassah International Israel Board of Trustees, whose members include senior businessmen and leading figures in Israeli society and the business community, including Rami Levi, Ilan Rajuan, Joe Schwebel, and Haim Freilichman.
Researchers at the Hadassah Medical Center and Hebrew University have found that the most common form of white blood cells, called neutrophils, contain at least three distinct subtypes. Some fight the development of cancer, while others provide a hospitable environment for their growth.
Hadassah is delighted to start the new year with the announcement of a $6.5 million grant awarded to the Hadassah Medical Organization from the Wohl Legacy Foundation to create the Wohl Institute for Translational Medical Research