From parking lot to emergency hospital

During a war, Haifa’s Rambam Medical Center could safely treat casualties of a North under attack.

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August 7, 2014 13:57
Hospital

The emergency-hospital project cost about NIS 500 million. (photo credit: COURTESY RAMBAM MEDICAL CENTER)

 
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July 25, 2006: My daughter, a pediatric resident at Haifa’s Rambam Medical Center, finishes her 24-hour shift and looks forward to a long sleep prior to celebrating her birthday. She emerges from the hospital into the light of day to find police holding back curious bystanders from a cordoned- off traffic circle, a few meters from the hospital entrance.

“A Katyusha had landed nose-down in the center of the traffic circle,” she recalls. “It made the war very real and close for me.”

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