Category Archives: Education and training

Mass Casualty Incident Training Drill

United Hatzalah took a lead role in a strategic mass casualty drill that took place last week. As an emergency medical response organization, our volunteers must prepare for the worst while we hope for the best. Several times a year, … Continue reading

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Highlighting Some of Our Women Physicians on Women Physicians Day

Highlighting Some of Our Women Physicians As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of themselves and their time to help others each and every day. It is … Continue reading

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EMTs Save Unconscious Man in Ra’anana After He Choked on A Hamburger

Just before 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening, a man ordered a hamburger in a restaurant on Rambam Street in Ra’anana. The man exited the restaurant and took a bit of the burger which got lodged in his throat. He choked … Continue reading

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Ambulance Teams Save Life Of Haifa Man Who Suffered A Cardiac Arrest

At approximately 11:00 p.m., last night, a 75-year-old man fell unconscious in his home on HaGefen Street in Haifa. His wife found him sprawled out on the floor and immediately called emergency services for help.   One of United Hatzalah’s … Continue reading

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Highlighting Our Students and Future Lifesavers

As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, United Hatzalah will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of themselves and their time to help others and save lives each and every day. We want to recognize these heroes … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Fall

At 11:00 p.m. on Saturday night, a man in his 40s was sitting in a chair at home on Hasneh Street in Ramat Gan when he lost his balance and fell backward striking his head on the floor. The man … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah’s Women’s Unit Holds Mass Casualty (MCI) Incident Training Drill

On Tuesday evening in the valley of Emek Ha’Arazim between Mevaseret and Jerusalem, United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass casualty incident (MCI) training exercise for its women’s unit. The simulated drill scenario, which was planned in July, was surprisingly … Continue reading

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Highlighting Some Of Our Heroic Teacher EMTs

As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of themselves and their time to help others each and every day. It is time to recognize these heroes for the … Continue reading

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EMTs Perform Successful CPR At A Dentist’s Office, Save The Life Of a Holon Man

On Monday afternoon just after 5:00 p.m., a man who had been taking a break between x-rays at his dentist’s office on Habanai Street in Holon suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and collapsed. The man’s worried son had accompanied him … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah and IDF Homefront Command Train Muslim East-Jerusalem Volunteers In Earthquake Response

30 Muslim United Hatzalah volunteers from east Jerusalem underwent specialized rescue training by the IDF’s Home Front Command last week. The purpose of the training was to enable the volunteers, all fully trained medical first responders, to provide an initial … Continue reading

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