Ziv Medical Center

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

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.

Omega 3 (fish oil) reduces symptoms of attention deficit disorder in children

A study conducted at the Ziv Medical Center in Safed found that taking omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil) and vitamin E increases the levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the blood and reduces the severity of the symptoms of ADHD in children.

Electronic Stethoscope

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

"Navigator" for Operating Rooms

The Operating Rooms at the Ziv Medical Center, under the direction of Mr. Janan Nakhla, has recently received a generous donation enabling the purchase of 'The Navigator', a sophisticated instrument considered the latest of its kind for use in identifying a lymph gland which has previously been injected with isotopic material. It is a tool enabling the surgeon to make an informed decision as to whether or not a radical lymphadenectomy is necessary.

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.

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.

Advanced Chemotherapy Treatment

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.