• JULY 30, 2019
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    Soroka Medical Center Cancer Facility

    Soroka Medical Center Cancer Facility

    The Legacy Heritage Oncology Center and Dr. Larry Norton Institute, a comprehensive cancer treatment and research center, opened, revolutionizing the treatment of cancer in the region. It is a leading center of its kind in Israel and around the world, providing treatment of the best quality using the most advanced medical technologies available.

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    • AUGUST 5, 2016
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    Soroka Cancer Conference

    Soroka Cancer Conference

    In 2016, IHF assembled 30 leading cancer researchers for a daylong symposium to discuss their research. The symposium included researchers from the U.S., Europe and Israel, including Dr. Kenneth Offit, head of clinical genetics at MSKCC, Dr. Judy Garber, past-president of the American Association for Cancer Research, and two from Soroka Medical Center: Dr. Ehud Davidson, its director-general and Dr. David Geffen, chief of breast oncology services. Dr. Larry Norton, also at MSKCC, was among the key leaders of the symposium.

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    • FEBRUARY 23, 2021
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    New Intensive Care Unit at Emek Medical Center

    New Intensive Care Unit at Emek Medical Center

    Emek Medical Center serves more than 700.000 residents in northern Israel, but only has six adult ICU beds for this underserved population. IHF is raising funds to help Clalit build a new adult ICU ward to triple the number of beds and double the pediatric ICU and add 10 new cribs to the neonatal ICU. This compelling project will enable Emek to meet the national mandate of 5% of hospital beds in ICUs.

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    • AUGUST 23, 2021
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    Kiryat Shmona Ambulatory Care Center

    In peace and in war, Kiryat Shmona is Israel’s front line. A robust military presence often doubles Kiryat Shmona’s civilian population of 22,000. Since 2006, Kiryat Shmona has absorbed almost a dozen missile attacks. Located 40 minutes from the nearest hospital, the citizens of Kiryat Shmona must rely on locally provided health care. Many in

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    • JANUARY 24, 2022
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    Grant Announcement: Jewish Healthcare Foundation in Support of Clalit’s Nurse Practitioner Initiative

    The Israel Healthcare Foundation is delighted to receive a new grant from the Jewish Healthcare Foundation in Pittsburgh, PA, for $10,000 in support of Clalit’s initiative to train 65 experienced nurses to become nurse practitioners over the next five years, certifying them for geriatric and pain management treatment in both hospital and community settings. Clalit’s

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    • JULY 30, 2019
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    Geha Psychiatric Hospital Emergency Room

    Geha Psychiatric Hospital Emergency Room

    With 166 beds, Geha cares for 1600 admissions to its inpatient wards annually. Its four outpatient clinics and day care units handle 50,000 patient visits each year. On average, the hospital is at over 100% capacity.

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