Hadassah Medical Centre
Hadassah-Ein Kerem was founded by Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, when its original hospital on Mt. Scopus became inaccessible following Israel’s 1948 War of Independence. In the ensuing years, Hadassah continued to treat the people of Jerusalem in an assortment of makeshift facilities scattered throughout the city. With no immediate prospect of returning to Mt. Scopus, the women of Hadassah dedicated themselves to building a modern medical campus in the quiet suburb of Ein Kerem. Opened in 1961, today the extensive campus of Hadassah University Medical Center at Ein Kerem contains over 25 buildings, including outstanding research facilities and the schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry, and public health.
Hadassah Medical Centre deals with virtually every conceivable aspect of modern medicine and serves as a national referral centre for the most complex and challenging medical cases. With more than 130 departments and clinics, Hadassah-Ein Kerem provides the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services as well as attending to the daily needs of the local, national and international patients. Hadassah Medical Centre is also proud to be the home of the Chagall windows.
For more information on Hadassah International, please visit www.hadassah-international.org
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