“We’re physicians. Our job is to take care of people. The children who come here didn’t do anyone harm. They need our help and we will continue to help them.” – Dr Akiva Tamir, Head of Pediatric Cardiology Unit, Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel.
The Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) humanitarian project in Israel treats 150 children a year from Gaza and the West Bank. Their mission “is to improve the quality of pediatric cardiac care for children from developing countries who suffer from heart disease and to create centers of competence in these countries. SACH is totally dedicated to the idea that every child deserves the best medical treatment available, regardless of the child’s nationality, religion, color, gender or financial situation.
“SACH is motivated by the age-old Jewish tradition of Tikkun Olam – repairing the world. By mending the hearts of children, regardless of their origin, SACH is contributing to a better and more peaceful future for all of our children.”
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