January 26, 2010
Israeli hospital in Haiti ends operations
Israeli team preparing to go home: After performing 316 surgeries and delivering 16 babies, IDF field hospital in Haiti closes its doors Monday as doctors bid patients farewell; Haitian government says quake death toll reaches 150,000
PORT-AU-PRINCE – Israeli doctors preparing to go home: Israel’s field hospital in the quake-ravaged Haiti ended its operations at 4 pm local time Monday.
The hospital, set up by the IDF’s medical corps, is still home to 15 patients who are being monitored following their operations. However, the Israeli hospital will only be receiving emergency cases during the night.
On Sunday, Israeli doctors already started bidding their patients farewell; many of these patients have no home to return to after leaving the hospital.