Milk of human kindness

May 28, 2021 by  
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Ezra’s life-president Barbara Cohen, treasurer Mimi Wise and committee members have presented a cheque for $24,500 to Magen David Adom for Mothers Milk Bank in Israel. Read more

MDA vaccinates Palestinian workers

March 5, 2021 by  
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As part of the national effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Israel, the government has decided to provide vaccinations to Palestinian workers with permits to work in Israel. Read more

An MDA EMT delivers his own baby in the middle of his shift

July 22, 2020 by  
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When Abraham Ivri was on duty as an MDA Emergency Medical Technician in the Gilboa region, he did not imagine that his shift would end with the birth of his sixth daughter. Read more

Happy 90th birthday MDA!

June 9, 2020 by  
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The story of Israel’s ambulance service Magen David Adom began exactly 90 years ago, on June 7, 1930, when the British High Commissioner approved the registration of the Association for Rapid Assistance as an association. Read more

Israeli researchers believe coronavirus vaccine testing could commence by June

April 5, 2020 by  
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Israeli researchers said they are days away from finishing production of the active component of a coronavirus vaccine that could be tested on humans starting June 1. Read more

A city says thank you

March 31, 2020 by  
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The Tel Aviv-Yafo City Hall was lit last night with the Magen David Adom symbol a red Star of David.

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Israel gets ready to deal with Coronavirus

February 28, 2020 by  
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Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu has visited MDA’s National Operations Center in Kiryat Ono, where a joint call centre for Magen David Adom and the Ministry of Health was established on Saturday night specifically to deal with the Coronavirus. Read more

MDA teams to test Israelis who may have Coronavirus symptoms

February 25, 2020 by  
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Magen David Adom teams have begun visiting homes to take a mucosal sample of those staying in solitary confinement having reported symptoms such as a cough, high fever and more, and were instructed by the doctor from the Ministry of Health. Read more

Magen David Adom’s new “Sea-Bulance” already at work

July 12, 2019 by  
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The Magen David Adom’ Sea-Bulance was inaugurated last week at the Kinneret and has already been able to assist the sick and injured, including those who were treated by medics and paramedics on the Sea-Bulance. Read more

MDA first responder delivers her own baby

June 12, 2019 by  
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Magen David Adom Medi-Cycle First Responder Lita Barzan from Kiryat Ata woke one morning with contractions. Read more

Magen David Adom ambos special guests at a simcha

June 7, 2019 by  
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Moshe Kahlon’s wife, Karnit, woke from her husband’s heavy breathing just before he lost his pulse and stopped breathing. Read more

Angels on motorbikes

July 19, 2018 by  
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As part of Magen David Adom’s ongoing efforts of to shorten response and arrival times of its teams, the emergency medicine technicians and paramedics arrive on scene events using various means of transportation, starting from the well-known ambulances and mobile intensive care units, through helicopters, electric bicycle and the “Bimbulance” vehicles that can reach even hardly accessible areas. Read more

Israeli father of 6, MDA volunteer medic killed in drive-by shooting terror attack near Nablus

January 10, 2018 by  
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The victim, 35-year-old Raziel Shevah, was pronounced dead at Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba in central Israel shortly after arriving there. Read more

Baby milk bank

November 28, 2017 by  
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In April of 2018, the first national Breast Milk Bank is set to open in Israel. Read more

Magen David Adom’s new CEO behind telethon to fund a 4X4 life support ambulance

March 29, 2017 by  
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Recently appointed CEO of Australian Friends of Magen David Adom, Doron Lazarus will lead a team of volunteers from local schools youth groups in this year’s Red Sunday Pesach Telethon on 2 April. Read more

MDA delivers 100 blood units and plasma to Peru in order to save Israeli traveller’s life

February 17, 2017 by  
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During the past week, Magen David Adom, with the coordination of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has flown blood units to Lima, Peru in order to save the life of Zohar Katz, an Israeli traveller who is hospitalised there in severe condition. Read more

Two ambulances from NSW

November 4, 2014 by  
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Thanks to the generosity of the New South Wales community, Magen David Adom now has two new ambulances in its fleet. Read more