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Women in Green: The Contributions of Hadassah Nursing to Immigrant and Refugee Health in Pre-State and the Early Years of the State of Israel

Women in Green: The Contributions of Hadassah Nursing to Immigrant and Refugee Health in... Women in Gmn: The Contributions of Hadassah Nursing to Immigrant and Refuge Health in Pre-State and the hly Years of the State of Israel PEN ROSEPIFELL) New York Academy of Medicine The contemporary image of healrh-care in Israel is one of laser technolo@, nudear medicine, and high-tech research. Yet the early years were reflected in the green uniform of the public health nurse who established a foundation of hygiene, sanitation, preventive medicine, and, no less important, hope in the hture for the pioneers and refugees who sought new lives in a Jewish state. Immigration was a guiding principle in the pmtate era and has been an immutable right hr Jewssince the fbunding of Israel. Throughout in history, many waves of immigration have brought culturally, religiously, and economically different groups of Jews to the region. Moreover, though this point has been negImed in the literature, these groups came with varying hddt sratuses and levels of knowledge of public health, The difficulties of meeting these diverse needs were compounded by the demands of the rapidly emerging health-care delivery system in the newly independent state. This article explotes the contributions of nurses to the care, absorption, and acclimation ofthe waves of immigrants http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nursing History Review Springer Publishing

Women in Green: The Contributions of Hadassah Nursing to Immigrant and Refugee Health in Pre-State and the Early Years of the State of Israel

Nursing History Review , Volume 13 (1): 19 – Jan 1, 2005

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Springer Publishing
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1062-8061
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1938-1913
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10.1891/1062-8061.13.1.101
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Women in Gmn: The Contributions of Hadassah Nursing to Immigrant and Refuge Health in Pre-State and the hly Years of the State of Israel PEN ROSEPIFELL) New York Academy of Medicine The contemporary image of healrh-care in Israel is one of laser technolo@, nudear medicine, and high-tech research. Yet the early years were reflected in the green uniform of the public health nurse who established a foundation of hygiene, sanitation, preventive medicine, and, no less important, hope in the hture for the pioneers and refugees who sought new lives in a Jewish state. Immigration was a guiding principle in the pmtate era and has been an immutable right hr Jewssince the fbunding of Israel. Throughout in history, many waves of immigration have brought culturally, religiously, and economically different groups of Jews to the region. Moreover, though this point has been negImed in the literature, these groups came with varying hddt sratuses and levels of knowledge of public health, The difficulties of meeting these diverse needs were compounded by the demands of the rapidly emerging health-care delivery system in the newly independent state. This article explotes the contributions of nurses to the care, absorption, and acclimation ofthe waves of immigrants

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Nursing History ReviewSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 2005

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