Magen David Adom

"Blood Brothers" blood donation campaign by IDF and MDA, Oct. 2019
MDA, Bnei Akiva team up to collect blood

Hundreds of blood donations have been already collected from participants who are over the age of 17.

5 MDA volunteers arrested for illegally selling coronavirus tests

Some of the tests may have been carried out in a way to ensure that the results were negative, allowing "customers" to travel in and out of the country as they pleased.

07/10/2020
An MDA medic wearing protective gear against coronavirus waits outside Shaare Zedek Hospital, Jerusa
50% decrease in first aid treatments to bike riders on Yom Kippur

Some 305 people fainted, became dehydrated and felt unwell due to the fast, MDA said.

Magen David Adom tested nearly 1.6m. people for coronavirus over 7 months

Out of the total of 1,571,782 tests carried out over the past seven months, 140,788 were carried out in the last week alone.

27/09/2020
An MDA medic wearing protective gear against coronavirus waits outside Shaare Zedek Hospital, Jerusa
MDA prepares for a challenging Yom Kippur in light of coronavirus pandemic

Chairman of the Histadrut Arnon Bar-David dispatched an urgent letter to Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, warning him of a complete collapse of the MDA.

Magen David Adom's Dr. Shafir Botner and Prof. Eilat Shinar at The Jerusalem Post Annual Conference.
Magen David Adom’s changing role during the coronavirus pandemic

Responsibility for testing shifted to the Home Front Command and the health insurance providers, but MDA is still conducting the majority of the tests in Israel.

When completed, Magen David Adom’s new Marcus National Blood Services Center will more than double I
HOW MAGEN DAVID ADOM IS PROTECTING ISRAEL’S BLOOD SUPPLY?

American donors to Magen David Adom are building a new blood center for Israel to ensure there’s blood for civilians and soldiers when it’s needed most.

18/09/2020
Magen David Adom medical team members, wearing protective gear, is handling a Coronavirus test from
MDA conducted nearly 1.28 million COVID-19 tests since onset of outbreak

The 130,000-plus tests that were taken last week totals to nearly 1.28 million tests conducted by MDA since the onset of the coronavirus outbreak - within six months time.

Couple who met at violent crime scene marry three years later

It's a strange place to meet the love of your life, but it just goes to show that love can strike from anywhere at any time.

Dr. Ami Appelbaum, Chairman of the Board of the Israel Innovation Authority and of the ISERD Steerin
Nine Israeli orgs. win EU funding under Horizon 2020 prog. to fight corona

The EU’s Horizon 2020 program urgently called for developments that will assist in responding to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

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