Genesis Prize Award Money Starts Flowing to Refugee Causes

Inspired by 2017 Laureate Anish Kapoor, philanthropist Morris Kahn joins the Genesis initiative to fund hearing restoration treatment for Syrian children at Ziv Medical Center in Safed

Electronic Stethoscope

The Department of Pediatrics under the direction of Prof. Erik Shinwell has recently acquired an electronic stethoscope designed specifically for doctors suffering from hearing loss

New at Ziv Medical Center: Advanced incubator with sophisticated advanced touch screen for continuous follow-up of premature babies

An advanced incubator was recently purchased for Ziv Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit thanks to a generous donation received from BILD hilft e.V. "Ein Herz für Kinder", Germany.

Minister Litzman inaugurates Ziv Synagogue

A new synagogue, built with hospital funds for the benefit of the patients and their families at the Ziv Medical Center, was inaugurated on the eve of Rosh Hashanna

Safe After Swallowing Tack

A tack swallowed by a 10-year-old girl endangered her health and was removed from her lungs in an operation at the Ziv Medical Center

Conan O'Brien, visited Ziv Medical Center

Famous television host, Mr. Conan O’Brien, visited Ziv Medical Center where he praised the medical staff for their treatment of Syrian casualties.

Visits to Ziv

Jason Greenblatt, the US president's envoy for Middle East negotiations, the U.S. Assistant Secretary, Michael Rattani, who is serving as special envoy to Syria, Kansas Governor ,Samuel Brownback, along with his wife and other senior officials and The chairman of the Labor, Welfare and Health Committee visited Ziv Medical Center.

Head of Ziv's Pediatric Surgery Unit in China

A delegation of Israeli doctors, including the Head of Ziv's Pediatric Surgery Unit, Dr. Lili Hayari Lunsky, visited The Peoples Hospital in Diyang City, Sichuan Province, China, for an enriching, professional ten day meeting.

Renewed Neurology and Geriatric Departments

New neurological and geriatric departments were inaugurated at Ziv Medical Center, in the presence of MK Yifat Shasha Biton; Mr. Eli Malka, Chairman of the Eastern Galilee Cluster and Head of the Golan Regional Council; Dr. Salman Zarka, Director of Ziv Medical Center; Dr. Yulia Vaserman, Head of the Geriatric Department, Dr. Radi Shahin, Head of the Neurology Department; Mr. Aryeh Bitan, Head of Nursing; Ms. Michal Vazana, Head Geriatric Nurse, representatives of the Sukkat Shalom nursing home from Zefat and many others..

Ziv Inaugurates Radiotherapy Institute

This past June, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Minister of Health Yaakov Litzman inaugurated the new Radiotherapy Institute in the Ziv Medical Center, the first of its kind in the Upper Galilee.

Ziv X-ray Technicians Attend Professional Seminar in China

Sharon Amitzur, Khatib Marzouq and Sami Namna, senior technicians from Ziv Medical Center, travelled to China for a continuing education program for X-ray technicians in the civil service. The aim of the seminar was both to broaden the horizons of professionals in the field and to further cooperation with the medical profession in China.

B'nai B'rith International Supports Ziv

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.

A Blessed Initiative

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.

Research Institute Inaugurated at Ziv

A new research institute whose aim is to encourage translation research among physicians was inaugurated recently at Ziv Medical Center in Safed. The Institute is a joint venture of Bar-Ilan University's Faculty of Medicine in the Galilee and the Ministry for the Development of the Negev and Galilee


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.
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