Magen David Adom

Coronavirus: Israeli researchers design low-cost open-source ventilator

“AmboVent” is a device inspired by the bag-valve mask ventilators that paramedics use when they’re manually ventilating patients in an ambulance.

Israel helps Palestinian sheikhs return from Indonesia

Katz thanks Germany for cooperation in bringing Israelis home

School and Issta building converted into MDA workstations

MDA receives tens of thousands of phone calls everyday. The Issta center and the Shimon Peres school have been converted into coronavirus hotlines to meet the new call load.

Magen David Adom, or MDA.
Coronavirus: MDA releases informational videos in sign language

Magen David Adom wants to ensure that everyone will have access to critical information on the coronavirus.

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Salesforce Israel donates money, expertise to help fight coronavirus

The money will go toward helping Magen David Adom roll out their new 'MDA in the Community' program.

Magen David Adom worker test kit as he arrives for a patient with symptoms of COVID-19 (coronavirus)
Israel's first coronavirus case of unknown origin released from hospital

The patient is a Magen David Adom (MDA) ambulance driver and paramedic from Einav in the West Bank.

22/03/2020
MDA announces 3 new drive-through coronavirus testing locations

The locations include Jerusalem, Haifa and Beersheba.

22/03/2020
IDF ups state of readiness in fight against the coronavirus

Dubbed "Operation Sunbeam" the IDF is preparing to the assist civilians dealing with coronavirus

Health Ministry approves coronavirus testing of those not in quarantine

The specimens collected at these clinics could help locate others who need to be isolated.

Ambulance
Ambulances ask the government for protective gear against coronavirus

The Israeli government has provided Magen David Adom (MDA) ambulances with protective gear for ambulance staffs. But half of the ambulances in the country are not MDA's.

By DEBORAH DAHAN
19/03/2020
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