17 tons of equipment for Israeli field hospital en route to Ukraine

Seventeen tons of tools necessary to established up an Israeli field hospital in Ukraine have been loaded onto a cargo plane of countrywide provider El Al Thursday, the Wellbeing Ministry reported in a statement.

The cargo will be flown later in the working day to Poland and from there sent to the city of Mostyska in western Ukraine, in which the clinic, dubbed “Kohav Meir” (“Shining Star”) will be set up.

A delegation of doctors led by David Dagan, main of the Point out Hospitals Directorate at the Health and fitness Ministry, will fly out Sunday to team the medical center. The delegation will include medical doctors and healthcare staff members from across Israel’s well being system, the statement mentioned.

The federal government on Monday authorized programs for the Israeli discipline clinic to be founded in war-torn Ukraine, in which it will operate for a month.

The NIS 21 million ($6.5 million) spending plan is to come from the Prime Minister’s Office, the Overall health Ministry and International Ministry, as effectively as the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Basis and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, a government assertion mentioned.

The facility will be operated by workers from Sheba Medical Heart, Clalit Wellbeing Products and services and other hospitals, in accordance to the Overall health Ministry.

The healthcare facility will include wards for small children and older people, an emergency area, a supply home and a most important care clinic.

Reps from the International Ministry will also sign up for the delegation.

Gear for an Israeli area healthcare facility established to be designed in the western Ukrainian metropolis of Mostyska is loaded onto a aircraft at Ben Gurion Airport, March 17, 2022. (Sivan Shahar/Anaba/GPO)

Overall health Minister Nitzan Horowitz clarified previous week that the healthcare facility will be managed and manned completely by civilians.

The undertaking is named following former primary minister Golda Meir, who was born in Ukraine and was the founder of the International Ministry’s Company for Intercontinental Enhancement Cooperation assist plan, which is top the subject hospital venture.

Kyiv-born Meir has turn into a image of hope for some Ukrainians amid Russia’s invasion.

Israel has now despatched a 100-ton humanitarian support package deal to Ukraine, which Russia invaded on February 24 in a military services campaign that has achieved with fierce resistance.

The aid bundled clinical products, medicine, water purifiers, tents, blankets and sleeping luggage, with additional aid to be furnished in the coming weeks, the Overseas Ministry claimed.

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