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🇮🇱 Israel’s field hospital enters Ukraine 🇺🇦

With every minute counting, construction began on the “Kohav Meir” (Shining Star) field hospital early Saturday and is expected to begin running on Tuesday.



Work began on the Israeli “Kohav Meir” (Shining Star) field hospital in Mostyska, Ukraine on Saturday, with the hospital expected to begin operations on Tuesday.

A medical delegation is expected to arrive at the hospital on Monday, led by Dr. David “Dudu” Dagan and 60 medical staff members from Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Schneider Children’s Medical Center and additional institutions.

Construction of Israeli field hospital in Ukraine, March 19, 2022 – Photos: Kohav Meir Hospital construction team

The Health and Foreign Ministries led the effort to establish the field hospital, with the help of the Schusterman Family Foundation. Continue Reading »

As Assad retakes Golan Heights, IDF closes Field Clinic for internal refugees

IDF closes it’s Golan Heights medical field clinic, the Mazor Ladach, that had provided treatment to some 6,800 displaced and deprived Syrians that had no access to medical help or medicines in their war-torn country.



A field clinic built by the IDF and providing care to injured Syrians has been closed, the IDF’s Spokesperson’s Unit announced on Friday.

The Mazor Ladach (whose name translates into Bandaging Those In Need) was a field clinic opened in August 2017 and located in an unused military post in the southern Golan Heights on the Syrian border.

IDF medics provide urgent medical assistance to Syria refugees, June 30, 2018.

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UN Recognizes IDF Emergency Field Hospital as ‘World’s Best’


view videoRegardless that IDF field hospitals have been one of the first on the scene of most major disasters, the UN’s World Health Organization has officially rated IDF field hospitals as a “Type 3” medical facility, the only one to have attained that classification.

By Israel Today Staff


The United Nation’s last week paid Israel a rare compliment by publicly recognizing the Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) medical aid team as the very best in the world.

The IDF field hospital is routinely dispatched to disaster zones around the world to provide much-needed assistance and treatment to the victims of tsunamis, earthquakes and other calamities. Continue Reading »

OCHA reports on International teams to Nepal

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs’ report confirms Israel sends the largest emergency medical team to Nepal.

By the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)


Many Member States are offering support to the Nepal Earthquake response. Below is a snapshot of some of the operational and in-kind support provided based on initial information received, reflecting part of the tremendous effort of the entire international community in support of the Government and people of Nepal


Nepal Earthquake: Foreign Medical Personnel Snapshot (as of 30 April 2015)


Israel, far from being the first to arrive or the largest contingency sent, the IDF sent to Nepal the largest medical team.

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Israel to set up Field Hospital in Africa to combat Ebola

After request by US & UN to send field hospitals to Africa, Israel’s Foreign Ministry announces it will send Israeli medical crews and 3 mobile emergency clinics to area.

By Itamar Eichner



After Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon rejected a special request by the US and UN to send IDF field hospitals to Ebola hit Liberia and Sierra Leone, the Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday its intention to send three mobile emergency clinics to areas in West Africa where there is a risk of infection with the virus.

Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit

IDF field hospital – Photo courtesy: IDF Spokesperson’s Uniy

A statement issued by the Foreign Ministry said: “The clinics, which were manufactured in Israel, were built in accordance with standards and guidelines of the World Health Organization for the treatment of Ebola. Continue Reading »