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Israeli rehab experts travel to Haiti

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/haiti/article/israeli_rehab_experts_travel_to_haiti_february_17_2010_20100218

JERUSALEM -- Israeli medical experts in the rehabilitation of amputees arrived in Haiti to help examine and evaluate injured victims from the devastating earthquake. The medical professionals from Alyn Hospital, an Israeli rehabilitation center in Jerusalem for physically disabled children and adolescents, arrived in Haiti Wednesday under the auspices of IsraAID, a coordinating body of Israeli and Jewish relief organizations and other interested parties based in Israel. The team will examine and evaluate the type and number of injuries and amputations, as well as assess the abilities of the medical staff in Haiti to carry out the rehabilitation of its people.

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