Tag Hebrew University

14 Dec

A Student Nurse’s Perspective From Inside Hadassah Hospital

Tamar Ellis was born in Israel but grew up in Halifax, Canada. After school, she came to Israel and completed her national service in a delivery room in Jerusalem. She received a degree in kinesiology from Dalhousie University and worked for three years in mental health before making Aliyah in 2019. Tamar is currently in […]

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28 Mar

German Company BioNTech to open a Vaccine Manufacturing Plant in Jerusalem

German company BioNTech signed an agreement with the Municipality of Jerusalem to open a centre for the development, research, and production of mRNA-based vaccines, in cooperation with Hadassah Hospital.   Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion revealed at the ‘Mind The Tech’ conference in London that the German company BioNTech SE, developer of the coronavirus vaccine together […]

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5 Sep

World First at Hadassah:

An artificial-intelligence algorithm to identify a group of “point mutations” that cause cancer in TP53 – a gene involved in about half of all cancerous tumours – has been developed by a group of researchers at Hadassah-University Hospital in Jerusalem. Their discovery has aroused much interest among doctors and scientists around the world.   The […]

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7 Oct

ISRAEL COVID-19 UPDATE

Thirty Israelis were reported to have died of Covid-19 within two days, the Health Ministry showed, as the fourth wave continues to surge across the country, striking hardest young, unvaccinated citizens. In total, 535 people have died since the start of September – Last September, 651 people died. The month with the highest number of […]

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22 Apr

Newborns Won’t Get COVID-19 Through Infected Mom’s Breast Milk

A new study offers more reassurance that mothers infected with SARS-CoV-2 can safely breastfeed their babies. The study of 55 infants born to moms with COVID-19 found that none contracted the virus — even though most started getting breast milk in the hospital. Researchers said the findings support existing advice from public health authorities. Last […]

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16 Mar

Hadassah UK Appeal: New Rehabilitation Centre Technological Incubator

Hadassah UK’s Appeal supports the New Rehabilitation Centre Technological Incubator at Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus The Rehabilitation Department at Hadassah Mount Scopus is the sole department for patients aged 16-100 in the greater Jerusalem area. This department covers diverse neurological and orthopaedic situations in at least 4 dominant languages. It is characterised by a multicultural […]

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19 Nov

Jewish Legacy Month: New Rehabilitation Centre Technological Incubator

To mark Jewish Legacy Month this November, we wanted to outline exactly how Legacies left for Hadassah UK are being designated to support Hadassah Hospitals, Jerusalem. The Rehabilitation Department at Hadassah Mount Scopus is the sole department for patients aged 16-100 in the greater Jerusalem area. This department covers diverse neurological and orthopaedic situations in […]

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12 May

Hadassah’s Vision: Living Through and After COVID-19

Over 200 Hadassah leaders from 25 countries around the world participated in a virtual meeting with Prof. Ze’ev Rotstein, Director General of the Hadassah Medical Organisation (HMO), to learn about the groundbreaking lifesaving innovations that have been taken at the Hadassah Hospitals to battle the Coronavirus in Jerusalem. Hadassah’s pioneering model and innovations in hospital […]

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11 Feb

Coexistence at Hadassah: Reflections of an Arab Social Worker in Israel

I am a social worker in the Paediatric Surgical Department and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem, and I teach the students at the Hebrew University School of Social Work. I am proud that we provide healthcare services for all patients, whether they are from West Jerusalem, East Jerusalem, the settlements, […]

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