Tag Ukraine

3 Aug

New Hadassah Director of Emergency Medicine, Ein Kerem Shares his Vision for Hadassah

The population of Jerusalem is highly diverse, requiring sensitivity and a unique understanding. A notable rise in patients turning to ERs for emergency care following the COVID-19 pandemic, together with increased life expectancy in Israel, and many patients suffering from comorbidities, has led to a significant increase in ER admissions over the last five years. […]

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18 Jan

Ukranian Doctors Undergo Training At Hadassah in Advanced Cancer Treatment

Ukranian Doctors undergo Training at Hadassah in Advanced Cancer Treatment   Hadassah supporters can feel proud that your donations have made it possible for two Ukrainian doctors and a nurse from Kyiv’s 600-bed National Cancer Institute to undergo training in advanced cancer treatment at Hadassah.   Their training has been under the guidance of Professor […]

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23 May

Hadassah Medical Mission Saves Ukrainian Mum and Baby

The Hadassah Hospital delegation sent to the Ukraine-Poland border saved the life of a mother giving birth under severe health conditions, coupled with the stress of pregnancy in a war zone, according to the hospital. Against the ongoing backdrop of a nearby barrage of explosions, clinic doctors diagnosed the Ukrainian pregnant woman under stress with […]

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11 May

HADASSAH AND FRIENDS HELP A DESPERATELY ILL UKRAINIAN MOTHER ESCAPING DESTRUCTION

Sveta, 46-years-old, did not hesitate when she had the opportunity to escape from Chernihiv, a beautiful historic Ukrainian town northeast of Kyiv. She was very ill, and together with her 6-year-old daughter Nastia, they had been living in a nightmare. Besides underlying health problems (diabetes and a heart condition), a bad case of COVID-19 two […]

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28 Apr

REACHING OUT TO UKRAINE’S REFUGEES: HADASSAH’S HUMANITARIAN MISSION IN POLAND

We’ve all seen pictures from the Polish refugee centres—halls filled end-to-end with mattresses, mothers trying to keep children of all ages occupied while nearly overwhelmed themselves with anxiety and uncertainty, older people grasping their possessions, overcome with being suddenly uprooted, some not for the first time. Into this confusion steps the staff of the Hadassah’s […]

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14 Apr

Hadassah Heroes Blog: Medical Clown Dush provides comfort to Ukrainian refugees

‘’A one in a million chance’’ By David ‘Dush’ Barashi   Let me tell you a story of which the end is still unknown… While I was in a refugee camp at the Ukraine-Poland border, working with refugees who have powerful emotions, fears and occasionally heartfelt smiles.   I stopped for a moment at Hadassah […]

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14 Apr

Hadassah Helps Heal Ukrainian Refugees

Blog by Hadassah International Executive Director, Jorge Diener, April 2022: My father was the last of his generation in our family to pass away. Bernardo Diener was born in Buenos Aires to Polish parents who escaped right before the Holocaust. A couple of days before my father died, I had my last chance of interacting […]

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10 Mar

Hadassah Updates on the Ground in Poland

HADASSAH EMERGENCY MEDICAL OPERATION TO TREAT UKRAINIAN  REFUGEES For more: see our live blog  Nobody can be unaffected by the conflict in Ukraine, so this year Hadassah UK have decided to split our appeal to also support Hadassah Hospital’s Humanitarian Medical Mission in Lublin, Poland and on the Ukrainian Border. In response to the Ukrainian […]

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