Ziv Medical Center

Argentinian-Israeli doctor honored for treating Syrian war victims

14/8/2017
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — An Argentinean-Israeli doctor was honored at the Buenos Aires city parliament as an “outstanding personality in the human rights field” for assisting victims of the Syrian civil war.
Dr. Alejandro Roisentul, who has lived in Israel for the last 28 years, received the kudos on Tuesday for his part in treating Syrian patients in Ziv Medical Center in Safed, Israel.

ZIV HOSPITAL RECEIVES US$20,000 FOR SYRIAN CHILDREN FROM PROJECT ROZANA

5/7/2017
The first tranche of funds to support Ziv Medical Center's work with critically and chronically-ill Syrian children was handed to the hospital today by the Chair of Project Rozana, Ron Finkel AM.

A Blessed Initiative

6/7/2017
A joint initiative of the Ministry of Interior and Ziv hosted representatives of the important religions in the region who shared a communal prayer for the Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Druze holidays which all took place in April. The 20 representatives visited patients in the different wards and met with management and staff.

B'nai B'rith International Supports Ziv

9/7/2017
Jerusalem Director of B'nai B'rith World Center, Mr. Alan Schneider presented a check to Ziv Medical Center Director Dr. Salman Zarka for the purchase of medical equipment.

Hospital Performance Measures: the waiting period for stroke treatment was shortened; Improved catheterization times

22/6/2017
Patients receive an MRI or CT scan within 38 minutes on average, but in hospitals in the center of the country wait times are still about an hour. The Ministry of Health's annual quality indicator index points to a general improvement, but the local clinics do not meet most of the goals set.

Advanced Chemotherapy Treatment

12/3/2017
Ziv Medical Center has recently begun offering an advanced chemotherapy treatment using Synergo technology to inject heated Mitomycin C directly into the bladder wall. The aim is to prevent the reoccurrence of bladder cancer in men. The cost of this treatment is fully covered by the Health Ministry’s healthcare basket of services.