No precedents, no set protocol awaited Dr. Efrat from Gaza immediately after they arrived at who, with her staff, received young hostages freed Children’s Medical Center. There was no margin for error.
“I HOPE THAT PEOPLE OUTSIDE ISRAEL CAN CONTINUE TO GIVE AS MUCH SUPPORT AS POSSIBLE”
When Dr. Avi Schlager, a pediatric surgeon and resident of Florida, spoke on the phone with his family that arrived in Israel on Simchat Torah to bring his grandfather for burial, he did not imagine that a war would break out.
“THE MOTHERS IN CAPTIVITY UNDERSTOOD THAT THEY HAD TO TAKE CARE OF THE SPIRITUAL NEEDS OF THE YOUNG CHILDREN, NOT ONLY THEIR BODIES”
How did mother’s instinct work in captivity? What was the first thing that the mothers asked when they arrived at the hospital? How do they intend to deal with the extraordinary situation for the young children, and what will they remember about it?
“I ONLY HAVE ONE REQUEST – THAT WE WILL BE PRIVILEGED TO TREAT THE BIBAS FAMILY CHILDREN SOON”
The food that was divided into crumbs so that it would suffice, the long hours that they had to control themselves for the toilets, the severe lack of hygiene, the lice that filled their heads and the cruel psychological terror that Hamas terrorists purposefully used on them regularly
THE PREMATURE INFANT BORN IN THE SHADOW OF WAR – WHO NOW PERSONIFIES THE SYMBOL OF THE TRIUMPH OF LIFE
The tender infant was born at Schneider Children’s in the 33rd week of pregnancy, weighing just 880 grams
How Do I Treat the Real Wound?
THE SCMCI DOCTOR WHO IS TREATING EVACUATED CHILDREN IN EILAT
Protecting our Children [Video]
MARATHON TRANSPLANTS AT SCHNEIDER CHILDREN’S: THREE CHILDREN RECEIVED THE GIFT OF LIFE FOLLOWING ORGAN DONATION
A 5-year-old underwent a liver transplant, and two 12-and 13-year-old boys each received a kidney; marathon transplants of a heart, liver and two kidneys took place at Schneider granting new lives to 4 children
SCHNEIDER CHILDREN’S IS PROUD TO LAUNCH A NEW AND BROADSWEEPING PODCAST IN PEDIATRICS AIMED FOR PARENTS
CHILDREN ARE US
THREE HEARTS IN THREE WEEKS
Record Heart Transplants at Schneider Children’s
New Head of Nursing
ORIT KOPPELMAN APPOINTED HEAD OF NURSING AT SCHNEIDER CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER
New and Most Advanced Hospitalization Tower for Children in Israel: the Glass Building at Schneider Children’s Opens Its Doors
The new tower, which doubles the size of the existing scope of Schneider Children’s, also serves as an emergency hospital in times of conventional, biological and chemical warfare and includes a nursery with private rooms and a therapeutic garden
Schneider Children’s Inaugurates the Glass Building: The New and Advanced Hospitalization Tower for Children in Israel
The new building, which will double the size of the existing hospital, also includes a two-floor fortified emergency hospital against conventional, biological and chemical warfare and includes the neonatal department with private rooms and a therapeutic garden. The building will be inhabited in May.
Ilona Goes Home
13-year-old’s life saved after a liver transplant conducted at Schneider Children’s Medical Center
A Year of New Beginnings: Schneider Children’s Summarizes the Jewish Year of 5782
41 organ transplants and 36 bone marrow transplants were conducted at Schneider Children’s Medical Center during 5782
“They Should Also Tell Us the Truth Even if It is Tough, but Allow Us Room for Hope”
Children hospitalized at Schneider Children’s share their thoughts at the Patient’s Council, the first of its kind
Minister of Health, Nitzan Horowitz Visits Schneider Children’s Medical Center
The Minister of Health, Nitzan Horowitz, visited Schneider Children’s this morning together with a delegation of senior staff from his office.
Prime Minister Naftali Bennet Visits SCMCI
“I visited the Oncology Department at Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel. I met true heroes there, that could teach us all a few important lessons about recognizing and appreciating the good in life.”
Schneider Medical Team Saves Life of Infant Born by Caesarian Section at Field Hospital in Ukraine
The first Caesarian section performed by the Israeli team in the “Shining Star” field hospital in Ukraine received a dramatic turnaround when the newly born infant started to turn blue and needed urgent life-saving attention.
Ukraine Ambassador to Israel Visits Children Rescued From the Fighting and Being Treated at Schneider Children’s
Schneider Children’s Medical Center welcomed the Ambassador of Ukraine to Israel, Mr. Yevgeny Kornichuk, who was accompanied by Mr. Michael Brodsky, Ambassador of Israel to Ukraine.
In Ukraine, Israeli medical staff and Jewish volunteers help thousands cope with war’s effects
Israeli physicians and Jewish groups are assisting thousands of non-Jews across Ukraine deal with the effects of the Russian invasion into that country.
Doctors volunteering at Israeli field hospital in Ukraine: ‘Whatever is needed, we’re doing’
This week, Israel set up a field hospital in Ukraine near the Polish border. Dr. Michael Segal and Dr. Adam Goldstein join Andrea Mitchell to share their experiences treating trauma cases at the elementary school turned hospital.
Medical Team from SCMCI sets out for Ukraine
The group is part of the “Shining Star” Mission and will be in charge of the pediatric section of the Israeli field hospital set up there
Major Breakthrough in Blood Cancer Research
Research Conducted at SCMCI has uncovered the causes for developing one of the most lethal types of Leukemia
Adverse Effect of Antibiotics on Infants with RSV?
International research led by Prof. Avi Beigelman of SCMCI finds that antibiotics given to insfants hospitalized with RSV are not effective in preventing asthma and recurrent wheezing episodes.
JOINED IN BODY
A mother of 7 donates a kidney to 8-year old she doesn’t know, and saves the girl’s life.
A usually healthy child, Pari’s condition deteriorated to life-threatening kidney failure due to a congenital disease of which all were altogether unaware; the kidney transplant was conducted at SCMCI via the “Matanat Chaim” (lit. Gift of Life) Charity
TO SEE THE SUN
Last week, an 11-year-old girl hospitalized at SCMCI, where she was connected to the ECMO machine for over 40 days, asked the staff to go outside to the sunshine. The moment that the sun peeked through the clouds, the attending team (doctor, nurse and ECMO operators) organized and with great teamwork, took the girl outside to enjoy the sunlight.
JOINT PEACE INITIATIVE OF THE PRESIDENT’S RESIDENCE AND SCHNEIDER CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER OF ISRAEL PEDIATRICS CONFERENCE WITH THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
The invitation to the First Abraham’s Children Conference was presented to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi as a gift from the President of the State of Israel, Yitzhak Herzog, during his presidential visit to the UAE.
MARATHON SURGERIES FOR COMPLEX COLON ANOMALIES CONDUCTED BY SCHNEIDER CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER OF ISRAEL
The operations took place as part of “Colorectal Week” led by Dr. Inbal Samuk and with the participation of Dr. Mark Levitt, world-renowned surgeon from Washington Children’s Hospital
ARTIFICIAL HEART IMPLANTED IN 16 1/2 YEAR-OLD YOUTH AT SCHNEIDER CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER
Arpeh Huamada, a 16 1⁄2-year-old soccer player from Beer Sheba, underwent an emergency transplant of an artificial heart at SCMCI to save his life.
The Artificial Pancreas System has been included in the 2022 Health Basket of the Israeli Ministry of Health
After many years of waiting, the Artificial Pancreas system made by Meditronic comprising technology developed at Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel, in cooperation with the DreaMed Diabetes company, has been included in the 2022 health basket of services.
Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel summarizes the year of 5781 as a year of milestones and achievements, amidst a global pandemic, a military operation and civilian violence.
UAE Ambassador to Israel visits Schneider Children’s Medical Center for Israel. The visit was part of the collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Clalit Health Services.
Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel has been selected to participate in the Space Station Mission, led by Eitan Stiva, the second Israeli to head out to outer space.
Weizmann Institute of Science and Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Clalit Health Services to Collaborate
The two aim to establish the Schneider-Weizmann Center for Research on Child and Adult Health
Schneider Children’s Psychologists Offer Short-term Interventions For Children And Youth During Corona
Over the past several months, global and local health networks have been coping with the outbreak of the coronavirus. Worldwide management of the virus of such a proportion has given rise to a crisis with health, emotional, economical and political ramifications across the board, as well as social, family and personal implications.
A new clinic for the treatment of high blood pressure in children was opened within the Nephrology Institute at Schneider Children’s for the proper evaluation of hypertension tests in children and adolescents, identification and follow-up of the causes of high blood pressure, and appropriate treatment. The clinic is the first of its kind in Israel dedicated to children.
Adapting to the new COVID-19 reality, Schneider Children’s is now offering a new service of online psychiatric/psychological treatment and counselling with mental health and behavioral professionals for children, youth and their families via secure videoconferencing from their homes.
In the current pandemic, in which medical professionals worldwide have found themselves at the frontlines of the battle with COVID-19, children at Schneider Children’s Medical Center for Israel are at high risk for serious complications if they contract coronavirus. Given these circumstances, the hospital is working aggressively to contain the spread of the virus and to safeguard its staff and patients.
The coronavirus is a global pandemic affecting each and every individual on the planet. As governments and health systems devise strategies to fight COVID-19, introducing terms such as “flattening the curve” and “exponential growth” into all of our daily lives, the implications of the global battle are felt in each home, in every country.
Rare string of coincidences in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Schneider Children’s Medical Center.