Wednesday, July 21, 2010

(NEWS) Israeli Team Helps Ease Chile’s Quake Trauma

"South American is a popular spot for Israeli tourists, but a team of a different kind of Israelis returned last week from Santiago, where trauma specialists from the Rambam Medical Center trained Chile medics how to cope with mass casualty events such as this year’s massive quake.

The Teaching Center for Trauma Emergency and Mass Casualty Situations at Rambam shared life-saving knowledge and experience with 300 medical personnel, among them senior members of Chile’s air and ground forces and representatives of its rescue units and police force. News of the Israeli delegation spread, and 12 doctors and nurses from Paraguay also showed up."

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