A young woman killed outside a Bundoora shopping centre in Melbourne's north was Israeli student Aya Masarwe, who was believed to be on her way home from a comedy show when she was attacked.
Magen David Adom believes that the greater the number of parents who know first aid, the greater the chance that the injured, especially children, will survive medical emergencies. Therefore, MDA trains various communities First Aid and lifesaving skills. For example, last Saturday night, 30 women, mothers of young children, gathered for a training session in which they received tools for dealing with life-threatening emergencies in children, which MDA believes will enable them to become a primary response force. There was a great deal of interest in guidance in the community for English-speaking Haredi women in the Ramat Eshkol neighborhood. The training was given by professional instructors, Katia and Sima Wiener, MDA volunteers and with the logistical assistance of the heads of the Ramat Eshkol team and the MDA volunteers department in the Jerusalem area.
At the second training session held in Gush 80, students from families who learned from the instructor Rabbi Eli Godlevsky participated in how to provide life-saving medical assistance in the first moments following a medical emergency. The professional training team guided the participants in dealing with critical emergency events such as basic Adult and Child CPR, suffocation treatment, and treatment of poisoning and injuries. The two groups thanked the MDA volunteers, the professional training teams and initiators Yitzhak Zalmanov, Netanel Schwartz and Ms. Greenwald, who worked so hard to make these meetings the best. ... See MoreSee Less