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An American woman was on a video call with her brother in Bat Yam, when during the call he underwent a severe heart attack

A 50 year old Israeli man collapsed last night during a video call with his sister in New York. She immediately called a friend in Israel, who then called MDAs 101 Emergency Number. MDA EMTs and Paramedics responded quickly to the incident. Following their assessment, they determined that he had suffered a heart attack, provided life-saving treatment and stabilized his condition. 

This story could have had a tragic ending, had this mans sister not understood that despite the distance, she could have his life despite the fact that she was in New York. The siblings were on a video call, when she understood that he had collapsed due to an issue with his heart, and 
immediately called a friend who called MDA. 

MDA teams quickly entered the apartment with the help of fire fighters. MDA Paramedic Naomi Tzvi, senior EMTs David Weimfheimer and Doron Salimi immediately began their assessment and determined that he had suffered a severe heart attack. They immediately began advanced treatment measures including medications until his condition stabilized and he regained consciousness. Only then was he evacuated to Wolfson Hospital in an MDA MICU. 

*MDA Paramedic Naomi Tzvi:* we received a report from MDA dispatch for a man who had collapsed and was unresponsive in his apartment in Bat Yam. Upon arriving, we attempted to enter the locked apartment, while MDA dispatch contacted Israel Fire and the Police, who then forced entry. 
When we entered the apartment, we saw a light on in the bedroom and we entered the room. In the bed, we found a man who was semi-conscious, and his sister was still on the video call. She provided us with details of the incident and we assessed the patient who was found to be suffering from a severe heart attack. We provided advanced medical treatment and simultaneously reported to the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. After several moments, his condition stabilized and he regained consciousness. Only then did we evacuate him to the Cardiac Intensive Care unit at Wolfson Hospital, where doctors were waiting for him.

Reflecting on the incident, Tzvi said: Ive been a paramedic in MDA for many years and never have I seen such an incident. His life was saved by his sister, half a world away.

🚑Saving Lives Knows No Bounds🚑

An American woman was on a video call with her brother in Bat Yam, when during the call he underwent a severe heart attack

A 50 year old Israeli man collapsed last night during a video call with his sister in New York. She immediately called a friend in Israel, who then called MDA's 101 Emergency Number. MDA EMTs and Paramedics responded quickly to the incident. Following their assessment, they determined that he had suffered a heart attack, provided life-saving treatment and stabilized his condition.

This story could have had a tragic ending, had this man's sister not understood that despite the distance, she could have his life despite the fact that she was in New York. The siblings were on a video call, when she understood that he had collapsed due to an issue with his heart, and
immediately called a friend who called MDA.

MDA teams quickly entered the apartment with the help of fire fighters. MDA Paramedic Naomi Tzvi, senior EMTs David Weimfheimer and Doron Salimi immediately began their assessment and determined that he had suffered a severe heart attack. They immediately began advanced treatment measures including medications until his condition stabilized and he regained consciousness. Only then was he evacuated to Wolfson Hospital in an MDA MICU.

*MDA Paramedic Naomi Tzvi:* "we received a report from MDA dispatch for a man who had collapsed and was unresponsive in his apartment in Bat Yam. Upon arriving, we attempted to enter the locked apartment, while MDA dispatch contacted Israel Fire and the Police, who then forced entry."
"When we entered the apartment, we saw a light on in the bedroom and we entered the room. In the bed, we found a man who was semi-conscious, and his sister was still on the video call. She provided us with details of the incident and we assessed the patient who was found to be suffering from a severe heart attack. We provided advanced medical treatment and simultaneously reported to the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. After several moments, his condition stabilized and he regained consciousness. Only then did we evacuate him to the Cardiac Intensive Care unit at Wolfson Hospital, where doctors were waiting for him."

Reflecting on the incident, Tzvi said: "I've been a paramedic in MDA for many years and never have I seen such an incident. His life was saved by his sister, half a world away."
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Your support of Magen David Adom is helping save lives, not just in Israel, but around the world — almost everywhere there is a local Hatzalah ambulance team. 

In fact, starting yesterday, MDA began a four-day international conference of Hatzalah organizations, the first international gathering of its kind. 

More than 150 Hatzalah EMTs from U.S., Canada, Britain, Australia, Argentina, and South Africa are training with Israel’s world-renowned paramedics and taking part in live-action drills designed to teach them how to manage complex medical emergencies.

In addition to its relationship with Hatzalah organizations outside Israel, Magen David Adom also trains and equips 16 of the 17 Hatzalah organizations in Israel and dispatches every emergency medical first responder in the country.

Having an EMS service to which other organizations turn to upgrade their lifesaving skills wouldn’t be possible without the generosity from people like you. Your support helps Magen David Adom to constantly push its paramedics’ skills and increase their readiness for every situation imaginable — so they can help other ambulance teams around the world do the same.

Your support of Magen David Adom is helping save lives, not just in Israel, but around the world — almost everywhere there is a local Hatzalah ambulance team.

In fact, starting yesterday, MDA began a four-day international conference of Hatzalah organizations, the first international gathering of its kind.

More than 150 Hatzalah EMTs from U.S., Canada, Britain, Australia, Argentina, and South Africa are training with Israel’s world-renowned paramedics and taking part in live-action drills designed to teach them how to manage complex medical emergencies.

In addition to its relationship with Hatzalah organizations outside Israel, Magen David Adom also trains and equips 16 of the 17 Hatzalah organizations in Israel and dispatches every emergency medical first responder in the country.

Having an EMS service to which other organizations turn to upgrade their lifesaving skills wouldn’t be possible without the generosity from people like you. Your support helps Magen David Adom to constantly push its paramedics’ skills and increase their readiness for every situation imaginable — so they can help other ambulance teams around the world do the same.
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Magen David Adom, Israels national EMS organization, is hosting Hatzalah organizations from around the world for a professional conference, strengthening the cooporation between the organizations.

During the conference, currently underway in Israel , the teams will train and practice treating trauma patients, responding to terrorist attacks and more.

Magen David Adom, Israel's national EMS organization, is hosting Hatzalah organizations from around the world for a professional conference, strengthening the cooporation between the organizations.

During the conference, currently underway in Israel , the teams will train and practice treating trauma patients, responding to terrorist attacks and more.Mass Casualty Drill with Israel Defense Forces Israel Police - משטרת ישראל Magen David Adom. Simulating two terror attacks witch occurred at the exact location, along with responders from Magen David Adom who where first on scene and walked through the events. A very emotional and difficult process as the reality of the attacks were recreated. Sharing experiences with our brothers enables us to learn from others experiences and prepare for unimaginable situations which we pray will never happen again.
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This week is national volunteer week! 

Magen David Adom Australia would like to sincerely thank our hard working volunteers who keep the wheels of our organization turning. 

Magen David Adom in Israel has over 22,000 volunteers who work 24/7 saving lives 

THANK YOU!

This week is national volunteer week!

Magen David Adom Australia would like to sincerely thank our hard working volunteers who keep the wheels of our organization turning.

Magen David Adom in Israel has over 22,000 volunteers who work 24/7 saving lives

THANK YOU!
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