Rabin Medical Center treats victims of terror and war, accidents and catastrophes, whether they are Jews, Arabs, Israelis, or foreigners. The hospital committed to national and international humanitarian needs and thus provides and medical expertise and lifesaving care in Israel and around the globe.
Here are a few of the many examples:
- In 1986 the city of Chernobyl in the former Soviet Union experienced the most severe nuclear leak in history. Rabin Medical Center was one of the first to offer help to radiation victims and a large group of afflicted children came to Israel to be treated at Rabin’s facilities
- As a premier hospital in the region, Rabin Medical Center provides medical treatment to the Palestinian population whenever it is requested and thousands of Palestinians are treated every year.
- Doctors from Rabin Medical Center visited Uzbekistan and successfully performed two heart surgeries that saved the lives of two children.
- Rabin ophthalmologists went to Micronesia and the Marshall Islands and performed over 150 procedures including cataract and retinol surgery and laser treatments.
- Rabin Medical Center provided emergency medical assistance to the people of Port Au Prince following Haiti’s cataclysmic earthquake in 2010. The Israeli team was the first on the ground and the most effective field hospital on the scene. Doctors treated over 1,100 patients, conducted 319 successful surgeries and delivered 16 babies while in Haiti.