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Hadassah Hospital hosts Pediatric Emergency Care training course

Thursday, Apr 12 2018

(far right) Dr Matthew O’Meara with Israeli and Palestinian students at Hadassah.

Eighteen doctors and nurses from Israel, the Palestinian territories, Gaza and Iraq recently attended a course on pediatric emergency health care at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem in Jerusalem. Sponsored in part by the Peres Institute for Peace, the course was organized and run by a medical team from Sydney Children’s Hospsital (SCH) in Australia at the invitation of Hadassah pediatrician Dr. Saar Hashavya. After a fellowship at SCH, Dr. Hashavya returned to Israel determined to build bridges between health care professionals from different countries.

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