Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Medical Clowns Improve their Skills

(Courtesy - Carmel Medical Center)

Medical clowns and laughter specialists from around the world arrived in Israel for the first annual Advanced Medical Clowning International Summer Seminar at the Carmel Medical Center just 5 minutes from out home, reports the Jerusalem Post.

Dream Doctors - Israel's leading medical clown organisation currently has 70 clowns operating in 20 hospitals and clinics around the country.

For two weeks participants from Holland, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Russia and the USA took part in a program at Haifa University which involved lectures, workshops, roundtable discussions and visits to hospitals.

The course was initiated as a resuult of many requests from "clowns" ovwerseas who wanted to improve their skills by learning about the innovations introduced in Israel.

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