Tag Rehabilitation

30 May

Hadassah’s Gandel Rehabilitation Centre Plays an Important Role in the Recovery of the War Wounded

The nurses at Hadassah’s Gandel Rehabilitation Centre play an important role in the recovery of the wounded soldiers by providing round-the-clock medical care and emotional support.   The role of nurses in rehabilitation is a key factor in helping patients after they have experienced traumatic events such as crises, accidents, or injuries. After the acute […]

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31 Jan

3D miracles: How an advanced printer rescued a soldier’s leg from amputation

Shilo, a soldier serving in Givati and attending officers’ school, sustained a complicated injury during the intense battle in Gaza, resulting in his knee shattering; Hadassah Hospital used advanced 3D printing technology, meticulously recreating his knee based on the structure of his healthy one.   Shilo  received orders on Saturday to deploy to the Gaza […]

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17 Jan

Jerusalem Hospitals Reports Record Number Of Births

The city’s maternity wards are busier than ever due to thousands of parents that were evacuated from the north and south. Jerusalem is the most populous, diverse, and multifaceted city in Israel, with large populations of religious Jews and Muslims who tend to have large families.   So it’s no wonder that the city’s maternity […]

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11 Jan

Hadassah Solidarity Mission in Israel – Jan 2024

Hadassah’s Solidarity Mission to Israel took place this week, with our supporters from around the world, to stand in solidarity, witness the transformative work underway, and share in the uplifting stories of resilience.   The mission began with a heart-breaking visit to the Hostage Task Force Centre, where the group heard from Moran and Raz […]

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19 Dec

The War has caught Israeli Hospitals Unprepared to Handle the High Number of Wounded

Since October 7, more than 10,580 Israelis have been wounded in the war with Hamas in Gaza, attacks along the Lebanon border, and terrorist attacks in the West Bank, according to the Health Ministry. The latest figures provided by the Defense Ministry indicate that 6,125 of the wounded are IDF soldiers and members of the […]

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8 Nov

Emergency Underground Hospital at Hadassah

In just a few weeks, the space below Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital has been converted into an underground hospital, bracing for an influx of war casualties. Rows of hospital beds and medical equipment have been set up in what was meant to be used as a parking garage.   “We have up to 130 beds here, […]

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10 Oct

Saving Lives: The Hadassah UK Emergency Appeal

As Operation Iron Swords is being waged in Israel, Hadassah Hospital is fighting desperately to save lives and heal the wounded. As the violence escalates, the number of injured – soldiers and citizens – continues to rise. Many of these individuals suffer from severe physical injuries, such as gunshot wounds, shrapnel injuries, and amputations, which […]

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11 May

Celebrating Israel’s 75TH – Hadassah International 2022 Year In Review

  This year, Israel recently celebrated its 75th Independence Day, while Hadassah International is marking its 40th anniversary.   What better way to celebrate these two important events than by reflecting on our achievements over the past year? We take pride in the fact that since its inception, Hadassah has been an integral part of […]

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8 Dec

Hadassah International Leadership Retreat

Fifty Hadassah International leaders, representing 29 nationalities from the four corners of the world, including 11 time zones, 25 countries, and 17 languages came together in Jerusalem on November 19th for three days for their first in-person meetings, since the start of the Covid pandemic.   After an emotional reunion,  The Hadassah International retreat began […]

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30 Nov

As we celebrate the festival of lights, we reflect on Hadassah UK’s projects this year

As the global uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and its variants continued into 2021, Hadassah has moved from strength to strength. Here are the moments over the past 12 months that have helped to illuminate Hadassah’s mission and have enhanced the health and lives of people in Jerusalem and worldwide through support of medical care and research at Hadassah’s hospitals. Hadassah UK […]

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