Israel’s Prime Minister laid the cornerstone of a new building at the Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital, Tel HashomerJU_admin
In the presence of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of the government, the cornerstone of a new building dedicated to the early diagnosis and cure of life-threatening genetics diseases was laid on the Sheba campus.
The ceremony was held on Tu B’Shvat, the annual arbor day, and a tree was planted with messages hung on its branches and chosen by children and medical staff.
The hospital will be one of the most advanced of its kind.
- Paraphrasing the prophet Isaiah, the Prime Minister declared: “From Safra will come forth tidings on national and international levels.” He added: “The possibility of giving children a medical and educational framework, without cutting them off from their daily routine, and while helping their families, is a great mitzvah I’m sure you will implement it in the best way that will make us all proud.“
- The father of a patient being treated for a rare disease says: “The fact that there is a drug that will improve her quality of life gives us hope for a new path“.
- “The new Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital futuristic building will be one of the world’s most advanced of its kind“.
- According to Newsweek, “Sheba Medical Center ranks among the top 10 hospitals in the world“.
Read the hospital’s news release on the new building.
Discover more about the Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital, which already treats tens of thousands of Israeli children and seriously ill children from the West Bank and the Gaza Strip every year, many of whom suffer from rare genetic diseases.