Magen David Adom

Police: Friends of 19-year-old who died waited 6 hours to call for help

Ariel Tzafrir's body was sent to the Abu Kabir Forensic Institute. The autopsy will play a significant part in determining what really happened during that tragic Friday afternoon.

By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
06/09/2020
19-year-old dies after suffering from heatstroke, two others hospitalized

Ariel Yoav Tzafri collapsed on Friday after suffering from heatstroke, as well as two 50-year-olds, all within an hour of each other.

Man killed in stabbing attack in central Israel, Palestinian arrested

Shay Ohayon, 39, was named as the victim of the stabbing. The Shin Bet is interrogating the Palestinian suspect.

MDA medic walks man through wife’s birth en route to hospital

Now I finally hear for myself the baby crying and I also hear the MDA ambulance siren, both at the same time. You almost can’t tell which is which. But both sounds are a relief for everyone.

By ADI LUGASI
31/07/2020
Ambulance
3-year-old pronounced dead after being forgotten in car by parents

The child was rushed to the hospital earlier on Friday after he was forgotten in a locked car for nearly an hour in the village of Sallama in northern Israel.

MDA paramedic delivers his own baby in middle of shift

"From the day my wife found out she was pregnant, our sons laughed and raised the possibility that I would be on duty," Abraham said.

Eilon Atel was saved by paramedics Feras Rayes and Amit Orenshten after suffering a heart attack whi
Medical miracle: 13-yr-old who suffered heart attack saved by MDA

The team carried out chest compressions as agonizing minutes dragged by, in addition to administering medication and electric shocks via a defibrillator.

Israel fire and rescue authority selects MDA to develop dispatch system

For over a decade now, MDA has taken to developing many of their EMS technologies in-house, in order to better suit the specific needs of the MDA team.

MDA uses ambulance bus to evacuate nine from southern Israel nursing home

The transferal of the nursing home residents would have otherwise needed nine ambulances to perform said task.

Congo's first 'Drive-Thru' COVID-19 testing facility established with MDA

MDA chief: 'We are happy to share knowledge... for the sake of saving human lives'

03/06/2020
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