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Conference participants in Abu Dhabi   
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Rambam Delegation Attend Trauma Conference and Participate in Simulation Exercises in Abu Dhabi

12/1/2022 3:00 PM

December 1, 2022 – A delegation led by Professor Michael Halberthal, General Director of Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel, returned this week from a three-day, in-depth conference in Abu Dhabi that addressed trauma and mass casualty events. The conference culminated in the signing of an agreement between Rambam and the Emiratis.

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Photo: Marwa Majeli and her son being held in the arms one of the nurses from the Department of Neonatology & Neonatal Intensive Care at the Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital, Rambam HCC

Rambam Arranges Religious Ritual for Preterm Baby

11/27/2022 12:00 PM
World Prematurity Day was marked last week, and at Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, this important day was also celebrated. Toddlers – past patients of the Department of Neonatology & Neonatal Intensive Care at the Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital at Rambam HCC, and their parents were invited to join the celebrations.
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Photo: The Eliyahu Family after the birth of their son. Photography: Courtesy of the family

Rambam Miracle Birth

11/22/2022 12:00 PM

After an unsuccessful surrogacy attempt and multiple rounds of fertility treatments, a miracle happened – without medical intervention, Einav and Lior Eliyahu became parents at Rambam Health Care Campus

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Photograph: A few of the 350 youth who participated in the conference
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350 Teens from Across Israel Participate in Rambam Conference Honoring World Diabetes Day

11/17/2022 12:00 PM

“Promoting Youth Health” was the framework of a successful diabetes conference hosted at Rambam Health Care Campus, in Haifa, on Wednesday, November 16, honoring World Diabetes Day. 350 Israeli teens of different backgrounds from cities, towns, and villages across the country took part.

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A simulated treatment using the Pasman System. Photo courtsy of Paxman Coolers Ltd.

Reducing Hair Loss for Breast Cancer Patients

11/14/2022 10:30 AM

Hair loss for cancer patients is a traumatic experience. However, it is now possible to reduce hair loss in patients undergoing chemotherapy. A new treatment offered at Rambam Health Care Campus significantly reduces hair loss in breast cancer patients.

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The magnetic beads as seen in the X-ray (L) and after removal (R). 
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Boy Saved After Swallowing Nineteen Magnetic Game Beads

11/10/2022 10:30 AM

It was a race against time when three-year-old Ben swallowed nineteen magnetic game beads while playing at his home, in the Haifa district. Doctors at the Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital at Rambam Health Care Campus, stepped in and saved his life.

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Elias Permutter, after placing third in a recent cross-country mountain bike race. 
Photoography: Courtesy of Elias Perlmutter.

Cross-Country Mountain Bike Champion Participates in Lung Disease Research at Rambam

11/7/2022 10:30 AM

Elias Perlmutter is a miracle man – or rather – a miracle cyclist. Despite a rare and severe lung disease, he continues to achieve victories in competitive cycling and is now participating in a groundbreaking research study at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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Symposium participants from Rambam and the Israel Celiac Rights Organization (AR). 
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Gluten? Not On My Plate!

11/3/2022 10:30 AM

International Celiac Disease Awareness Day (supporting the difficulties faced by people suffering from this auto-immune disease) was recently observed worldwide. Leading health professionals, patients, their families, and hundreds of guests who have a particular interest in the condition came together on September 22, 2022, to address the key issues at the furst such symposium to be held at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel.

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L-R Dr. Esty Golan, Dr. Ayelet Eran, Prof. Miki Halberthal, Dr. Anat Ilivitzki, Prof. Ron Robin and Roee Avraham with University of  Haifa researchers.
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Rambam’s Renewed and Expanded MRI Institute – Leading the Way for Clinical Practice and Brain Research

10/30/2022 10:30 AM

A state-of-the-art MRI device was recently acquired by Rambam Health Care Campus together with the University of Haifa and deployed in the refurbished MRI Institute at the hospital.

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L) Mom captures moment her husband delivers their daughter; Bottom Right) The happy family with Rambam midwife Nirit Goldfarb. Credit: Courtesy of the Wolfovitz Family. Credit: Courtesy of the Wolfovitz family.

Mom Photographs the Moment Her Husband Delivered Their Baby

10/24/2022 10:30 AM

Giving birth is one of the most thrilling moments in a woman’s life. For attorney Lital Wolfovitz (34) of Binyamina, a town in the Haifa district, the birth of her fourth child at Rambam Health Care Campus was an extraordinarily moving and unforgettable experience which she captured on camera.

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Muhammammed meets Donna (left and middle) and relaxes (right) as he is prepared for his dental treatment. Photography: Rambam HCC

Donna, a Service Dog, Quells the Fears of Young Patients in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry

10/20/2022 10:30 AM

A service dog named Donna recently joined the Department of Pediatric Dentistry in the Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital at Rambam Health Care Campus. Donna is helping young patients overcome severe dental anxiety.

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Rambam Assists Grieving Family with Organ Donations

10/12/2022 10:30 AM

Parents of three-year-old Fuad, donate his organs following a catastrophic car accident. Rambam stands in awe of the Machamid family and all those who give the gift of life to another.

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(L-R) Dr. Ido Paldor, six-year-old Eli with one of his sidelocks, and his father. Photography: Rambam HCC

Child’s Sidelock Saved During Life-Saving Surgery

9/29/2022 10:30 AM

A six-year-old ultra-Orthodox boy, underwent life-saving neurosurgery at Rambam. Understanding their religious importance, Dr. Ido Paldor saved one of the boy’s sidelocks.

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Firefighter Breaks Record for Donating Platelets: 102 Donations Saving More Than 500 Lives

9/19/2022 10:30 AM

It is now eight years since Ofer Lavi began donating blood platelets and plasma at Rambam Health Care Campus for cancer patients, trauma victims, and premature babies. Recently, after 102 plasma donations, he realized that ‘102’ is also the emergency telephone number for Fire and Rescue Services.

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Course participants of caregivers training program. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Israeli First: Unique Caregivers Training Program Launched at Rambam Health Care Campus

9/19/2022 10:30 AM

Rambam Health Care Campus is offering a unique training program for the caregivers of young oncology patients in collaboration with the “Halasartan” Project and the Israel Cancer Association. This course is the first of its kind in Israel.

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The Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Helps Perform ECG on Special Needs Child

9/15/2022 10:30 AM

A doctor in one of Northern Israel’s community health clinics was at a loss. How was he going to perform an ECG on this energetic and restless four-and-a-half-year-old child who was on the spectrum? After consulting with specialists, the ECG was successfully performed in the Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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Rambam’s Purchasing Department staff at the end of the restoration project of the Alvin Network Garden in Kiryat Bialik. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam’s Purchasing Department Surprise Daycare Center to Start the New School Year

9/12/2022 10:30 AM

Green plants, synthetic grass, and colorful tires are all part of a new playground established by the Purchasing Department staff of Rambam Health Care Campus for the Alvin Network’s Einav Daycare Center for Children with Special Needs in Kiryat Bialik – a suburb of Haifa.

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