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Jewish Agency, Hadassah, National Council Sign Pact for Medical Rehabilitation of Jews

An agreement was signed here today between representatives of the Hadassah, Jewish Agency and the Jewish National Council of Palestine under which Hadassah is to initiate a widespread system of medical services aimed at the quickest possible physical rehabilitation and spiritual adjustment of displaced Jews arriving in Palestine.

Under the terms of the agreement the Hadassah will be responsible for “the fulfillment of the immigrants’ medical requirements and for effective administration service,” while the general supervision of these services will be placed under a central bureau for public hygiene to be established jointly by the Jewish National Council of Palestine, the Hadassah; the Sick Fund, labor health agency, and the Jewish Agency.