Magen David Adom

What Jews around the world can learn from MDA about fighting COVID-19

For years, MDA EMTs and paramedics have trained for addressing biohazard disasters, mostly for scenarios involving bio-terrorism.

How Israel prevented an even larger COVID-19 disaster

As we struggle to recover economically and physically from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to understand just how severe the crisis could have been had it not been for EMS services like MDA.

MDA paramedic Yuval Eliyahu instructs home birth
MDA paramedic walks father through home birth amid lockdown

'That same evening, I continued my shift with a great sense of satisfaction and a smile that I couldn't get to leave my face for hours.'

An MDA medic wearing protective gear against coronavirus waits outside Shaare Zedek Hospital, Jerusa
Magen David Adom to run 'check and travel' stations during Ramadan

Israel's national medical service Magen David Adom (MDA) announced Friday a plan to operate mobile coronavirus "check and travel" stations in areas with a high proportion of Muslim-Israelis.

Magen David Adom medical team members, wearing protective gear, is handling a Coronavirus test from
MDA to halt coronavirus testing on May 1, HMOs to take over

Going forward MDA will be closing its coronavirus hotline and the public will contact their HMOs as they do for routine illnesses.

A medical technologist tests a respiratory panel at Northwell Health Labs
As many as 10,000 coronavirus test kits from China found faulty

Health Ministry inspecting whether discolored liquid could impact veracity of test results

3 million donated surgical masks to be given to MDA, other institutions

The donation was made by Russian-Israeli tech investor and philanthropist Yuri Milner in cooperation with the Foreign Ministry.

Arab-Christian MDA volunteer to light torch on Independence Day

Yasmin Mazawi, an Arab-Israeli Magen David Adom volunteer, will be among those who will light a torch on Independence Day on April 29.

Could the coronavirus bring peace among Israelis and Palestinians?

The respective governments of the Jewish State and Palestinian territories find themselves united for the first time as they battle against a common enemy.

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