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Israelis health improves

In the latest annual report from the World Health Organization (WHO), Israeli males born today can expect on average to live 80.6 years, whereas Israeli women should live 84.3 years. Israel’s Health-Adjusted Life Expectancy (HALE) ranking was 5th. http://israelbetweenthelines.com/2017/06/01/life-expectancy-in-israel-on-the-rise/

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IDF field hospitals are the best in the world

Israel is the first and only country to earn the United Nations’ World Health Organization’s highest ranking for its IDF field hospital unit.  It received “Type 3” designation, along with some additional “specialized care” recognitions, which technically made it a … Continue reading

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Israel ranks 6th in Healthy Life Expectancy

The World Health Organization (WHO) ranks Israel 6th in the world, with the average Israeli living without a terminal illness to age 71.5. Israeli men have the world’s fourth longest total life expectancy of 80.2 years. For women, Israel is … Continue reading

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The world’s first child-friendly wheelchair

(Thanks to NoCamels.com) Israeli NGO Wheelchairs of Hope has designed the world’s first affordable wheelchairs built especially for children. They have received backing from the UN, the World Health Organization and Israeli Nobel Prize winner Aaron Ciechanover. http://nocamels.com/2014/06/israeli-ngo-designs-worlds-first-kid-friendly-wheelchair/

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Praise from World Health Org chief

World Health Organization director general Margaret Chan praised Israel’s national health infrastructure on her first visit to Israel. She said, “I’ve come here to learn from your excellent health system”. She also visited Gaza children at Tel Aviv’s Dana-Dwek Children’s … Continue reading

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Special WHO performance

Israel’s Shalva Band of musicians with disabilities performed “A Million Dreams” for the World Health Organization (WHO). They helped promote its Regional Committee for Europe online Conference on the highest attainable standard of health for persons with disabilities. https://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/313777 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnnOWLm3oxI

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Drink in the city atmosphere

Tel Aviv University scientists have proved that water extracted from the air in an urban area of Tel Aviv, using Watergen’s GENius technology, is in compliance with the regulatory standards of the World Health Organization. The results are important for … Continue reading

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Israel’s best shots at a vaccine

A round-up of the leading Israeli prospects for a COVID-19 vaccine. One of them – the Israel Institute for Biological Research and the Weizmann Institute of Science – featured in the World Health Organization’s periodic report on international vaccine efforts. … Continue reading

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BGU doctors on the Covid-19 front lines

A webinar from Israel’s Ben Gurion University featuring a student developing software to help advance Covid-19 treatment trials and two alumni – one working for the World Health Organization, and another helping implement a Covid-19 surveillance system in the state … Continue reading

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More medical aid for the PA

The Israeli Government (praised by the UN) sent more medical equipment to the Palestinian Authority. They also sent respirators to Jerusalem’s Arab hospitals. 3,000 COVID-19 test kits and 50,000 masks came from the World Health Organization for medical teams working … Continue reading

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