Ziv Medical Center

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.

Ziv Inaugurates Radiotherapy Institute

16/7/2017
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. Following twenty years of public struggle, the new Radiotherapy Institute for cancer patients has finally opened. It will serve patients from the far north of Israel who until now had to travel to Haifa and further for extended treatment. The institute is fitted out with state-of-the-art equipment and is the most advanced of its kind in the Middle East.

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.

Special: Syrian refugees treated at Israeli hospital

23/4/2017
Watch: ILTV visits the Ziv Hospital in Tzfat where military and civilian medical authorities join forces to help wounded Syrian refugees.

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.