HEALTH: Medical Research

Health: Medical Research

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    The country's high-level facilities are recognized throughout the world, with regular contacts maintained on a reciprocal basis with major medical and scientific research centers abroad. Israel is frequently the host venue for international conferences on a wide variety of medical topics.​​​​​​​​​
  • Courtesy: Shaare Zedek Hospital
     
    Israel's well-developed infrastructure of medical and paramedical research and bio-engineering capabilities facilitates a wide range of scientific inquiry. Research is carried out by the medical schools and various government institutes and laboratories, as well as by R&D departments of companies in the pharmaceutical, bio-engineering, food processing, and medical equipment industries. The country's high-level facilities are recognized throughout the world, with regular contacts maintained on a reciprocal basis with major medical and scientific research centers abroad. Israel is frequently the host venue for international conferences on a wide variety of medical topics.


     
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  • Medical Technology

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    ​Sophisticated technology has become an integral part of modern diagnostic and treatment procedures. Close cooperation between medical research institutions and industry has led to significant progress in the development of special medical equipment. Among others, Israeli-made CAT scanners and advanced microcomputer-supported devices, essential for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment in critical situations, are exported worldwide.

    Israel has pioneered the development and use of laser surgical instruments, as well as a variety of electronic medical equipment, including computerized monitoring systems and other life-saving and pain-relieving devices.​