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Israeli Startup Nanosynex Aims to Bring Rapid COVID-19 Test Kits To Israeli Markets

Nanosynex, a startup whose mission is to save lives by speeding up diagnostic processes, is working to bring a new inexpensive rapid testing kit that will successfully detect COVID-19 antigens to the Israeli market. The tests, which were developed by … Continue reading

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Working Together To Save a Life

On Monday afternoon, a 28-year-old man collapsed for unknown reasons in his house on Yerushalayim Street in Afula. His worried mother called emergency services for help.    United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Keren Ezouz and Imad Zoabi received the alert and … Continue reading

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Women’s Unit at the Forefront of Lifesaving: An Interview with Gitty Beer

Gitty Beer, the busy mom of five, a new grandmother, and the wife of United Hatzalah’s founder Eli Beer, started and runs United Hatzalah’s Women’s Unit, which is made up of more than 100 EMS volunteers and counting. Although there … Continue reading

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U.S. Ambassador David Friedman Kicks Off ‘Farewell Week’ By Visiting United Hatzalah

 “We are deeply touched.” These were the words that U.S. Ambassador David Friedman told the President and Founder of United Hatzalah Eli Beer during a visit to the organization’s headquarters on Sunday. Ambassador Friedman said that both he and his … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah is greatly saddened by the passing of American philanthropist Sheldon Adelson.

United Hatzalah is greatly saddened by the passing of American philanthropist Sheldon Adelson. Sheldon was a visionary business and philanthropic leader and a great supporter of Israel. He and his wife Dr. Miriam Adelson were also instrumental in helping United … Continue reading

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Seeing The Result Of My Lifesaving Actions

On Monday night, just after 10 p.m. in the northern city of Tzfat (Safed), A 60-year-old handyman began suffering acute chest pains and decided to take a break and lay down on a park bench nearby. Shortly thereafter, the pain … Continue reading

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Helping A Coworker Through a Heart Attack

One month ago, at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Guy Ezer was at home in Northern Tel-Aviv when his communications device alerted him to a nearby medical emergency. Continue reading

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Paying Attention To The Details When Assisting Patients in Shock

Last Tuesday morning, an elderly woman, with a history of multiple chronic medical issues, collapsed and hit her head in her home located in the city of Ramla. When the woman’s son came home, he arrived to find his mother … Continue reading

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Community Volunteers Cooperate to Transport Elderly and Disabled to their Vaccinations During Lockdown

United Hatzalah has partnered with the group Yad Beyad for the Development of Mevaseret Zion, a non-profit, in a new project transporting people over 60 and the disabled who qualify to receive the Coronavirus vaccine, in cases when their access … Continue reading

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Providing Better Care For My Patients By Befriending Fellow First Responders

Yitzhak Sheinberg, a United Hatzalah volunteer from Haifa, works as a nurse’s assistant for a local health clinic. He is married and has two children. Since the summer, Yitzhak has also been working as a Covid-19 test-taker and has been … Continue reading

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