Tag Archives: First Response

Israel’s Ramadan Responders – Fasting and Saving Lives

On June 13th, the penultimate day of the month of Ramadan, the holiest month in the Muslim calendar, five United Hatzalah emergency medical volunteers responded to a large-scale fire in Umm al-Fahm. The blaze took place in an auto-body parts … Continue reading

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Israelis To Benefit From New “Doubling of Ambulances” Initiative From United Hatzalah and United Ambulance of Israel

United Hatzalah recently announced a plan that will eventually see 600 private ambulances, operated by United Ambulance of Israel, that will now be alerted to those in need by United Hatzalah’s dispatch. This new initiative, referred to as “600+600,” means … Continue reading

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Only 10% of Israelis Know How to Properly Administer CPR

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you had a serious medical emergency and collapsed on the street? Who would help you? Sadly, according to a new study that was carried out by the Smith Institute, only 10% of … Continue reading

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EMT Treats Girl for Allergic Reaction to Lotion, Develops Same Reaction In Spite of Following Protocol

An allergic reaction is not something that is contagious, however, an unlikely situation occurred on Wednesday, when EMS teams were called to help treat a young woman who developed a severe allergic reaction to a tanning cream that she had … Continue reading

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