The first Muslim house of prayer to be opened in a government hospital in Israel, was dedicated at Rambam on April 17, 2008 by Minister of Science, Culture and Sports Raleb Majadele.
In April 2008, Nigerian orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lawrence Akinyoola completed a six-month clinical fellowship in musculoskeletal and joint replacement traumatology at Rambam’s Division of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology
On the 70th year anniversaries of Kibbutz Gesher and Rambam Hospital, the former children of Gesher returned to the Rambam campus to reenact their dramatic nighttime trek to the shelter of the hospital during the War of Independence, more than six decades ago.
Rambam hosted the Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) Boston-Haifa Life Sciences Initiative (BHLSI) 3rd Annual Haifa Bio Seminar. The gathering catalyzes business collaborations and positions Haifa as a leader in the life sciences.
The Municipality of Haifa recently awarded the prestigious Certificate of Breakthrough Achievements to Prof. Ora Israel, Director of Research Operations and of the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Rambam.
Sergey, 36, arrives from New York to Haifa to donate stem cells to his brother, who has leukemia. The cell “harvest” takes place at Rambam’s Apheresis Unit.
Prof Karl Skorecki, medical doctor, molecular geneticist, chaired professor, and director of both Medical and Research Development at Rambam and of the Technion's Rappaport Research Institute, speaks to Rambam On-Call.
Prof. Yehuda Hayuth has come aboard as Chairman of the Israeli Friends of Rambam Medical Center. Former president of the University of Haifa, Prof. Hayuth is a world authority on shipping and ports.
American Friends of Rambam Medical Center (AFORAM) came together to enjoy dinner and hear the words of featured Rambam speakers at the Manhattan home of Dr. Joseph and Mrs. Karen Levine on February 4, 2008.
Rambam’s general Intensive Care Unit (ICU) now boasts a mobile heart-lung machine as a result of efforts by Washington-based Israeli businessmen, Zur Feldman and Yuval Rabin, who were able to raise $100,000 in one night alone.
The renovated Orthopedic Departments A and B offer a shower and toilet for every three patients; an on-site cast workshop, pharmacy and physiotherapy room; a well appointed nurses' station and surgeons' offices; and plenty of storage space.
Prof. Amos Etzioni, Director of Meyer Children's Hospital at Rambam, diagnosed the raregenetic disease of a young girl from Afghanistan. This diagnosis is the first step in combating the disease, curable only by bone marrow transplant.
The Rappaport family has suggested several important features they would like the Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital to incorporate. These suggestions are part of the family’s vision for a children’s hospital that best answers the needs of youngsters and their parents.
The world-renowned, Tel-Aviv based architect Arad Sharon is planning the new Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital with a special vision: the facility should be playful but not infantile, and should appeal to children's intuition and spontaneity.
Rambam Health Care Campus is fortunate to count among its friends Ruth Rappaport, along with her husband and family. Now, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport are helping to answer an urgent need: to build a modern children’s hospital on the Rambam campus.
Mr.Sammy Ofer is honored for his $25 million gift. Pledged in the aftermath of the Second Lebanon War, Mr. Ofer’s gift enabled construction of a 750-bed underground emergency hospital and renovation of the Surgery, Urology and ENT departments.
In mid-July 2007, Dr. Nir Seider of Rambam’s Department of Ophthalmology took part in a two-week humanitarian mission to northwest Kenya, where he helped treat hundreds of patients, mostly Sudanese refugees, for ocular disease and cataracts.
The $300 million Vision of Adam development plan is underway. The plans calls for an Emergency Trauma Center, underground parking garage, 750-bed emergency hospital, new Children's Hospital, Cardiology and Oncology Hospital, and Biomedical Discovery Tower.
Aviva Tessler of the USA-based Operation Embrace, has announced renewed funding for its Foxman Post Traumatic Stress Disorder program at Rambam, which addresses the long-term needs of terror victims.
Representatives from the east London borough of Hackney, the Caribbean island-nation of Grenada, and Israel’s Ambassador to the Court of St James, came together to mark clinical exchange among three hospitals: Homerton University Hospital NHS, St George's Hospital and Rambam Health Care Campus.
American financier and philanthropist Sanford Weill, 75, visits Rambam. Mr Weill toured the RHCC campus and Iscar Metalworking, escorted by RHCC Director General Prof. Rafael Beyar and President and CEO of Iscar, Mr. Eitan Wertheimer.
A young Zambian boy returned to his native Africa after a three-month hospitalization at Rambam, during which time he was treated for a rare skin disease that can cause death from dehydration and infection.