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Wednesday, 24 March 2010 20:04

Red Crescent Society - Jerusalem


The Red Crescent Society – Jerusalem is a charitable non profit, non governmental society, establish its first maternity hospital in the old city of Jerusalem in 1953, helping the poor and needy providing OB-Gyn services, presents a project called " An Eye On The Future " which will be carried out by the Red Crescent Society Hospital in the city of Jerusalem . The society will make an effort to promote, provide and coordinate means necessary for the adaptation and reconstruction of an existing hotel building to a Regional Maternal Hospital , to provide wider quality services so that women in the greater Jerusalem area could receive with joy and dignity.

In the month of March 2005, the society demonstrated the viability of its "Eye On The Future " venture by inaugurating the purchase of a five story building to the east of the old city of Jerusalem in the Mound of Olives area over viewing the Dome of the Rock and the whole city of Jerusalem .

According to statistical year book of Jerusalem – the Jerusalem institute for studies, the Palestinian Arabs account for 32% of the population who reside in the greater Jerusalem area and receive medical care in its boundaries.

Of the 31,402 births in the greater Jerusalem area in the year 2004, 3.398 delivered at the Red Crescent Society Hospital in Jerusalem, which account to about 11% of total deliveries, resulting 3.413 living new born, 216 were premature, 77 were admitted to NICU and 309 to IMCU. Also a total 1.084 surgical procedure amounting from major and minor surgical procedure.

The society, in accordance with the hospital management and consultant team will proceed with construction of Eight individual birthing rooms equipped with all its own medical equipment and had its own bathroom and 40 well furnished rooms with 60 beds capacity.

An added service which the society is looking forward to add to the hospital list of services in the IVF. A scarce and very expenses service to most underprivileged members of our society.

Increasing our Pre Mature Intensive Care Unit capacity, due to the increasing number of such cases from three to six open systems in one of our priority objectives, also increasing the capacity of our normal and intermediate nurseries, in addition to having an isolation nursery with four incubators and growing nursery with six incubators.

Also a Day Care Center to care for our staff members children and those in need of such services, due to lack of availability of good and well managed facilities.

Advancing our surgical ward by increasing is capacity and having a state of the art equipments and technologies.

The search of external funding for this project is necessary to guarantee its success and accomplishment, the society will carry the burden of budgeting for this project, in addition it will be reaching an approaching donors locally all over the world to assist in that mission.

Civil and reconstruction expenses will amount to almost 2.500.000 $ also the equipping of the hospital will added up to 2.742.900$.

Various packages o donation for the equipping of the hospital can be designed according to a wishes or means of donors from small to large donations to assets or equipments such as :

The society wishes to extend its gratefulness and gratitude to all who will be a helping hand in this project.

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  1. The Red Crescent Society in Jerusalem was founded in the year 1951..

  2. The Red Crescent Society in Jerusalem was founded in the year 1951, for the purpose of providing health care thru the Health Committee, and to offer social counseling and human services by the way of the social Relations committee. The Society took it upon herself to assist and support the families in need, and to assist and care for the families of the imprisoned , incarcerated and who and the martyred, thru an Ad hoc committees.


    One of the Society's prime project was the establishment of the Maternity Hospital in 1953. It was located with in the walls of the Old Holy City ; and it had a (10) ten bed Capacity. In 1971, due to pressure caused by the confined quarters, and in response to an increasing demand for our services, we moved to a building outside the walled city, to Bad Al-Sahirah ( Herod's Gate) location. the move was also substantiated by the increasing bed capacity to (26) bed.


    The Red Crescent Society in Jerusalem was founded in the year 1951, for the purpose of providing health care thru the Health Committee, and to offer social counseling and human services by the way of the social Relations committee. The Society took it upon herself to assist and support the families in need, and to assist and care for the families of the imprisoned , incarcerated and who and the martyred, thru an Ad hoc committees.


    One of the Society's prime project was the establishment of the Maternity Hospital in 1953. It was located with in the walls of the Old Holy City ; and it had a (10) ten bed Capacity. In 1971, due to pressure caused by the confined quarters, and in response to an increasing demand for our services, we moved to a building outside the walled city, to Bad Al-Sahirah ( Herod's Gate) location. the move was also substantiated by the increasing bed capacity to (26) bed.


    In 1995 the administrative committee sought to develop renew, and improve the specialty medical services at the hospital, and made the move to Al-Siwwaneh quarter, on the main thoroughfare to Al-Tur (mount of Olives) Jerusalem . The Hospital handles most specialty medical services in the field of Obstetrics/gynecology and newly born infants. It became one of the landmarks of the Holy City of Jerusalem. It's viable reputation, won the hospital the support and Patronage of large numbers of the Jerusalemites and the neighboring area residents, Its excellent performance won it the respect of other hospitals in the area, that a large number of patients are referred to us thru several west bank hospitals.

    The society also run and manage two (2) o ut-patient clinics. The first being the Bab Al-Sahira ( Herod's Gate) Clinic; It offers the primary medical care to pregnant women before and after delivery , It Start a program of evaluating and treating children beginning with the first week after birth. It also instituted an immunization program in strict compliance with the World Health Organization (WHO). It also give lectures to stress the role of preventive steps on the maintenance of the good health for the patients.

    The Second Clinic is located at the heart of the old city of Jerusalem just a throw stone away from the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque. In addition to services to pregnant women and child care, it offer General medicine, Emergency and first aid, X-Ray, Laboratory and Dental Clinic.


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