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CATHERINE PORTER IN THE TORONTO STAR: ISRAELI FIELD HOSPITAL CARRIES ON INSPIRING WORK IN JAPAN

posted April 20, 2011

 

Readers will appreciate this article by Catherine Porter in the Toronto Star which begins as follows:

 

"Three days after the earthquake levelled Port-au-Prince last year, a foreign medical team set up a hospital in a soccer field with equipment and supplies unheard of in the rest of the broken city — an X-ray machine, a blood lab, an ultrasound and two incubators for babies who were born prematurely to traumatized mothers.

'Now, at the cusp of Japan’s ground zero, where a whole village was dragged out to sea, the same foreign team has erected seven medical buildings. Equipped with many of the same supplies used by the team in Haiti, they are helping hundreds of survivors.

"Your guess: the medical team comes from the United States? France? Canada?

"No.

" Israel.

 To read more, click here:

http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/969049--porter-israeli-field-hospital-carries-on-inspiring-work-in-japan

 

 
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