Magen David Adom to establish an Australian unit

August 19, 2015 by J-Wire News Service
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Magen David Adom plans on establishing an Australian unit of MDA-trained doctors who care about Israel and want to be able to contribute their skills and expertise to the literally life-saving work of MDA.

MDA at work

MDA at work

The program, in which Magen David Adom provides professional emergency training to doctors in Israel, equips doctors to be able to assist actively in the case of national emergency. Whilst hopefully this expertise will never be required, having as many trained doctors as possible will help minimise harm and impact in such an eventuality.

MDA at work

MDA at work

This Australian International Unit will be an exclusive auxiliary team which can be called upon to assist Israel in a crucial time of need. It would also be able to respond effectively to emergencies within the local community, should the need arise.

The program has been running with great success overseas and the formation of the Australian International Unit will be the first time it is being offered here.

Magen David Adom is the provider of Israel’s only national emergency medical service and blood bank services.

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One Response to “Magen David Adom to establish an Australian unit”
  1. Gideon Freedman says:

    Cough *bullshit* Cough

    Haven’t you guys heard of Hatzalah?

    There are 2 Hatzolah groups active in Israel.

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