In celebration of Sheba Medical Center's 75th anniversary, a special Friends of Sheba delegation arrived in Israel for a nine-day visit. On the day following their arrival, they were hosted at the official residence of Israeli President Isaac Herzog in Jerusalem. Led by Sheba’s Director General, Prof. Yitshak Kreiss, the delegation comprised more than 250 distinguished guests who gathered from around the world to join senior Sheba officials in commemorating the medical center’s journey over the past 75 years.

The event not only highlighted Sheba’s significant contributions to advancing healthcare globally, but also honored the delegation members for their wholehearted support of Sheba’s mission. In recognition of their efforts, several of our guests were presented with special honorary certificates.

The vital Role of Friends of Sheba Delegation

During the meeting, President Herzog received an overview of Sheba’s medical breakthroughs, technologies, and research, which emphasized the importance of healthcare advancement in shaping societies and driving progress. “As the state of Israel grew, so did Sheba. Over the years, it has evolved to meet the dynamic needs of our changing country. And it has been on the frontlines of transforming the State of Israel into a global leader in top-quality medical research, innovative treatment, and cutting-edge technology,” President Herzog commended.

On his part, Prof. Yitshak Kreiss, Director General of Sheba Medical Center, expressed his gratitude to the Friends of Sheba delegation and emphasized the vital role they play in Sheba’s continued success: “We are incredibly grateful for the unwavering support of the Friends of Sheba delegation. Their dedication and generosity have been instrumental in helping us make groundbreaking advancements in healthcare and improve countless lives.”

Friends of Sheba Delegation Fostering New Connections

This latest event was the first in a series of exciting activities planned to pay tribute to Sheba’s 75th anniversary. During its time in Israel, the Friends of Sheba delegation also participated in workshops, excursions, and gatherings that fostered new connections and strengthened their commitment to advancing Sheba’s mission.

As Sheba Medical Center continues to push the boundaries of medical innovation, it remains steadfast in its devotion to spearhead research and deliver better patient care. With the support of our friends and the visionary leadership of Prof. Kreiss, Sheba is poised to make even greater strides in the years to come.

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