American Friends of Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel
Children's Health Alliance for Israel
Children's Health Alliance for Israel
Children's Health Alliance for Israel
Children's Health Alliance for Israel
Children's Health Alliance for Israel
Children's Health Alliance for Israel
Children's Health Alliance for Israel

The American Friends of Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel (AFS) is a non-profit organization founded in 1982 to support state-of-the art clinical services, research, training, and capital projects at Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel. The mission of the American Friends of Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel (AFS) is to offer support to ensure that children receive the finest care that pediatric medicine has to offer at Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel. Schneider Children’s is the first and only pediatric tertiary care hospital of its kind in Israel and the Middle East providing comprehensive care to all children, irrespective of race, religion, or nationality. Since its inception, the Medical Center has raised the level of children’s care to the highest standards of medical excellence.

‘We Decided We Won’t Hug, Ask Questions or Touch’

No precedents, no set protocol awaited Dr. Efrat from Gaza immediately after they arrived at who, with her staff, received young hostages freed Children’s Medical Center. There was no margin for...

“I Only Have One Request – That We Will Be Privileged to Treat the Bibas Family Children Soon”

The food that was divided into crumbs so that it would suffice, the long hours that they had to control themselves for the toilets, the severe lack of hygiene, the lice that filled their heads and...

“The Mothers in Captivity Understood That They Had to Take Care of the Spiritual Needs of the Young Children, Not Only Their Bodies”

How did mother's instinct work in captivity? What was the first thing that the mothers asked when they arrived at the hospital? How do they intend to deal with the extraordinary situation for the...

“I Hope That People Outside Israel Can Continue to Give as Much Support as Possible”

When Dr. Avi Schlager, a pediatric surgeon and resident of Florida, spoke on the phone with his family that arrived in Israel on Simchat Torah to bring his grandfather for burial, he did not imagine...

The Premature Infant Born in the Shadow of War – Who Now Personifies the Symbol of the Triumph of Life

The tender infant was born at Schneider Children's in the 33rd week of pregnancy, weighing just 880 grams; she is the firstborn to her parents following 6 years of fertility treatments; the nurse...

How Do I Treat the Real Wound?

THE AFS DOCTOR WHO IS TREATING EVACUATED CHILDREN IN EILAT Dr. Keren Shahar Nissan from Schneider Children's Medical Center was in the middle of her maternity leave when the war broke out after the...

Marathon Transplants at Schneider Children’s: Three Children Received the Gift of Life Following Organ Donation

A 5-year-old underwent a liver transplant, and two 12-and 13-year-old boys each received a kidney; marathon transplants of a heart, liver and two kidneys took place at Schneider granting new lives...

Schneider Children’s is Proud to Launch a New and Broadsweeping Podcast in Pediatrics Aimed for Parents

CHILDREN ARE US Schneider Children's Medical Center, the leading pediatric hospital in Israel, is proud to launch a new and broadsweeping podcast about pediatrics, aimed at parents: CHILDREN ARE US....

AFS’s puzzle logo, which it proudly shares with the Medical Center, symbolizes the all-encompassing approach to pediatric health care developed and practiced by Schneider Children’s. The puzzle pieces also represent the seven floors of the hospital, each dedicated to a subspecialty of pediatric medicine. Additionally, the puzzle pieces have different colors and shapes, much like the diversity of cultures and ethnicities in the region.

AFS Celebrates the opening of the Mindy Schneider Lesser and Dr. Michael Lesser Pavilion!
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