Tag Archives: Resuscitation

When the Ambulance Is Too Far Away To Help

Last Thursday evening, a woman was in her home in Akko, preparing dinner in the kitchen when she suddenly collapsed and lost consciousness. Her alarmed husband screamed and thus alerted their neighbor who then called United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command … Continue reading

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Sunday In Holon With A Dying Man

This past Sunday night, just after 7:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Meir Turgeman was at his home in Holon with his family, when he received an emergency alert from his communications device. A 71-year-old man had collapsed in his … Continue reading

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In EMS in Israel One Can Never Give Up On A Life – The Story of Paramedic Yehezkel Yitzchak Gabbai

A baby in Israel is alive today thanks to Yehezkel Yitzchak Gabbai, a paramedic and the Deputy Chapter Head of the Galil chapter of United Hatzalah. Yehezkel lives in Tzefat with his wife and 11 children. In addition to providing for his … Continue reading

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