We at Hadassah have always understood that illness and disease cross borders without regard for international demarcations – and that man-made and natural disasters unfortunately leave people in need of rapid medical expertise. We mean it when we say that “medicine knows no borders” and are quick to offer our help to people and countries near and far.
We all know how the days of our lives seem to flow seamlessly from past to present and on into the future. This week, when National President Marcie Natan visited us for the first time as Hadassah’s highest elected official, I remembered the many times we had welcomed her in the past, when we sat together, discussed the latest developments at the Medical Center and spoke about what lay ahead.
With a lively “Get Well Soon” song, the doctors, nurses, and a slew of other staff members at the Hadassah University Medical Center, send a wish for healing and health.
We at Hadassah have always understood that illness and disease cross borders without regard for international demarcations --and that man-made and natural disasters unfortunately leave people in need of rapid medical expertise.
Two years ago Hadassah took a giant step beyond simply accommodating natural childbirth. It opened a Natural Birthing Center dedicated to helping women give birth in the way they want.
The Hadassah University Medical Center has acquired a new tool in the battle to control hypertension: a catheterization technique called “renal denervation.”
The Hadassah University Medical Center’s AIDS Fertility Clinic has announced the birth of its first healthy baby to an HIV-positive father, thanks to its innovative fertility program for males with HIV.
On the evening of June 15, Hadassah New Zealand hosted a concert on behalf of the Hadassah University Medical Center, featuring the Chief Cantor of the Great Synagogue in Vienna, Cantor Shmuel Barzilai, a world-renowned tenor.
“Stress” was the chosen topic as Hadassah Panama hosted another successful Health Day at the end of June, filled with information to absorb and activities to try, as well as featuring a physician from the Hadassah University Medical Center.
Hadassah Australia is honoring Prof. Frank Oberklaid, renowned Child Health Specialist, Professor of Pediatrics, and Founding Director of the Center for Community Child Health at The Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, with its 2011 Tikkun Olam (Healing the World) Award.