This year’s prize in the worth of 20,000 Swiss francs goes to Johanna Czamanski - Cohen from Israel
Until December 1st 2016 a considerable number of innovative project proposals from Africa, Switzerland and Israel had been submitted. External experts and members of the scientific committee of the MdS foundation reviewed them. The prize was assigned to Johanna Czamanski - Cohen and her team from University of Haifa & Ben Gurion University from Israel for their work titled
Cognitive behavioral and art-based stress reduction interventions: The reduction of Psychological stress and its physiological correlates in women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF).
The prize was presented to the winner at the occasion of the annual national congress of the Swiss Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the presence of the president of the MdS-foundation, Michal Yaron, the president of the Swiss Working Group of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, Manuella Epiney and the president of ISPOG.