Partners in the project
Four major organizations partnered in creating and sustaining the operation of the CERTs: The Jordan Red Crescent, Israel’s Magen David Adom and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and the Palestinian Green Land Society for Health Development.
Jordan Red Crescent
The Jordan Red Crescent Society (JRC), established in 1947, is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. It is committed to alleviating the suffering of victims and the vulnerability of natural disasters and armed conflicts, and to protect their dignity and rights in a manner that preserves their lives, safety, security and well-being.
Magen David Adom
Magen David Adom (MDA), established in 1930, is a national emergency medical service. MDA’s objectives are to provide pre-hospital emergency medical services, national blood services, training in first aid and advanced life support, evacuate, treat and transport patients. MDA is the Israeli Red Cross National Society and in this capacity, provides training and humanitarian aid to countries in need.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), established in 1969, is one of Israel’s leading research universities. BGU conducts advanced research of science and technology, is a partner in the establishment of an advanced technology park, promotes research in green energy, maintains a pluralistic and interdisciplinary approach to academic and human excellence, and leads community involvement in the development of industry, agriculture and education in the Negev.
Green Land Society for Health Development
The Green Land Society for Health Development (GLSHD), established in 2007, by an intellectual group of allied health professionals that joined to collaborate efforts in the aim to improve health in Palestine, through various strategies. GLSHD strives to lever the health level in Palestine, through education, awareness, clinical research and the establishment of health and environmental services in needy areas.
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