idf medical corps

Training under fire: IDF drills battlefield evacuations

IDF medical officers drill evacuating injured troops from the battlefield to hospital

Assuta staff rush a patient to the hospital through its emergency entrance

More than meets the eye: Samson Assuta Ashdod University Hospital

Samson Assuta Ashdod University Hospital, which opened its doors last year, can at least put their mind at ease when it comes to one very critical aspect of life – healthcare.

13/09/2018
israeli soldiers treat syrians

IDF pilot program: Nurses to join doctors behind enemy lines

The program, funded by both the IDF and the Ministry of Health, will see nurses study for three years before being integrated into front-line battalions and cross behind enemy lines if necessary.

Dr. Michel Alimi (second from the right) with a team of other French medical professionals.

IDF delays implementing new protocols for immigrant physicians

Set to begin January 1, the law would have raised the draft age and increased the length of service for immigrant doctors

American-Israeli siblings appeal for help to save brother

"Three years ago, I lost my father to brain cancer after a short year-long battle, and I don’t want to have to go through that again with my brother."

15/12/2017
THE WRITER being ‘rescued’ by members of the Search-and-Rescue Unit

Between a rock and a hard place: A night with IDF's search-and-rescue unit

A night with Israel’s Search-and-Rescue Unit as it practices rescuing soldiers and civilians among destroyed buildings

WATCH: Crowd cheers for IDF rescuers in Mexico

Israel extended its support to the Latin American country and sent an IDF delegation to assist victims of the disaster.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
22/09/2017
MDA on the scene at the a-Zaim checkpoint

Life-saving cooperation

The bottom line is that when someone calls an emergency service number for an ambulance, he may not reach the emergency personnel who are closest to the victim.

Maj.-Gen. Yoav Mordechai

IDF general to engage Palestinians' questions on Facebook

“I want to be in direct communication with you and answer your questions,” Maj.-Gen. Yoav Mordechai said.

22/11/2016
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