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Hadassah Australia Milestones

2022

2nd International Conference on Trauma and Mental Health in partnership with AUSiMED, Phoenix Australia and HMO to be held in September 2022 in Jerusalem.

Visit to Australia Achotenu Graduate Inbal Hananyia and La'Ofek-Achotenu Program Director Judy Lowy.

Hadassah’s Ukraine Emergency Mission – treating patients in the Refugee Centre at the Polish-Ukraine border; providing medication in coordination with the Ukrainian Ministry of Health; training local staff and saving lives.

Gandel Rehabilitation Center – thanks to signature donor, Gandel Foundation, the fundraising campaign is officially launched.

2021

Israel’s First Lady Michal Herzog hosts a celebratory event at the President’s Residence for Achotenu graduates, current students and staff.

Graduation ceremony celebrated for the first graduates of the Achotenu program.

Hadassah Australia holds the Closing the Gap Webinar: Academics and Participating students Hadassah-Achotenu Ethiopian Scholarships in Health program.

2020

Hadassah Australia holds COVID-19 Webinars:

  • Coping with COVID: Safeguarding Your Mental Health in the Age of COVID-19
  • Emergency Medicine COVID-19: The Israel Experience
  • COVID-19 – Can We Win the War

Hadassah Australia and Hadassah International join forces to raise funds for the construction of Jerusalem’s first dedicated Rehabilitation Center for patients with Acute and Chronic rehabilitation needs. 

2019

Individual donors and syndicates established to fund the 5-year scholarship program for new Achotenu student cohorts.

Medical Clowns deliver Hadassah Australia Mishloach Manot to children on the Hadassah Hospital wards as part of a Purim campaign.

A new colposcope is purchased for Hadassah’s Bat Ami Center for Victims of Sexual Abuse, vastly improving the medical examination procedure required for survivors of rape and violence.

2018

in partnership with Starlight Children’s Foundation, Hadassah Australia delivers Mishloach Monaot and entertainment to children at hospitals in Sydney and Melbourne.

Medical clowns deliver Hadassah Australia Mishloach Manot (Purim parcels) to children on the Hadassah Hospital wards as part of a Purim campaign.

2017

In partnership with Phoenix Institute and HMO, the 1st International Conference on Trauma and Mental Health is held in Jerusalem.

2016

HWZOA launches the Achotenu Scholarships program providing pathways to undergraduate studies in nursing and occupational therapy at the Hebrew University for young Ethiopians. The program is adopted by Hadassah Australia in 2019.

Medical Clown “Dush” – Hadassah leading Medical Clown visits Australia.

2015

Hadassah Australia Oration – Rev Tim Costello AO.

Hadassah Australia Tikkun Olam Award Recipient: Professor Hugh Taylor AC.

2014

Hadassah Australia, together with JNF, creates the Healing and Environment Garden at Hadassah Mt Scopus.

Hadassah Australia Tikkun Olam Award Recipient: The Hon Steve Bracks AC.

Hadassah Australia Oration - Dr Qanta Ahmed Associate Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York (Stony Brook).

2013

2013    Hadassah Australia Tikkun Olam Award Recipient: Professor Frank Oberklaid AM.

2013 - initiates support for the Hadassah Hospital Medical Clowns, an initiative that will later bring the Dream Doctor clowns to every Israeli hospital.

2012

Hadassah Australia Tikkun Olam Award Recipient: Professor David De Kretser AC.

Establishes AUSiMED to promote medical research collaborations between Israeli and Australian clinical researchers.

2011

Hadassah Australia Tikkun Olam Award Recipient: Professor Fiona Stanley AC.

Launch of Goshen, an initiative to transfer world-leading Australian IP in early childhood development, to Israel.

2010

Hadassah Australia Tikkun Olam Award Recipient: Her Excellency Professor Marie R Bashir AC CVO.

2009

Hadassah Australia Tikkun Olam Award Recipient: Professor Sharon Lewin AM.

2006

In partnership with the Unit of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Hadassah Medical Organization, launched the Jerusalem Crisis Intervention Center to address the needs of the many children in Jerusalem manifesting early symptoms of PTSD.

2003

Hadassah Australia is established, committed to creating a thriving, diverse, equal and inclusive Israel through a range of collaborative health programs and activities.


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