Chasdei Amram has a staff of 25 people in its offices, whose job is to handle the never-ending stream of calls...Read More and requests. They direct each request to the person who can deal with it in the fastest way possible. Chasdei Amram operators are trained to understand that the difference of a few minutes is sometimes worth an entire life. Read Less
Chasdei Amram operates 10 vehicles round the clock. The cars travel from house to house, providing the emergency medical services.
More than 700 oxygen concentrators have been purchased by the organization since its inception... Read More , and each week, more are purchased in an effort to save as many people as possible. Read Less
Fifteen active Chasdei Amram locations around the country
Tens of thousands of people have recovered completely from coronavirus with the assistance of Chasdei Amram.
Chasdei Amram has purchased, and continues to purchase, equipment worth millions...Read More of shekels. That is in addition to the salaries of employees and various other expenses. The budgetary burden that Rabbi Markowitz has to carry disrupts the smooth operation of the lifesaving activities, and slows the pace at which Chasdei Amram can develop and expand, to be able to provide more expansive services to an increasing number of corona patients who need it.. Read Less
Chasdei amram was establish about a month after corona came to Israel, on Pesach 5780. It began when the family of a patient reached out to Rabbi Markowitz, a medical askan. The patient had contracted coronavirus, and the family related that he was refusing to be taken to the hospital, and asked for help. Rabbi Markowitz quickly summoned a doctor and brought an oxygen concentrator to the patient's house, saving his life.
One story led to another. Twenty patients cared for with dedication became thirty, forty, 200, 2000 and 10,000. Today, Chasdei Amram simultaneously cares for thousands of patients all over the country. These are people who prefer to be treated at home, under medical supervision, instead of being taken to hospitals, which are in a state of overload. While in the hospital, the patient is isolated - even though a patient on oxygen need someone to be at his side around the clock - at home, every patient is cared for by the chasdei Amram medical staff and his family, all of whom are protected as necessary.
Chasdei Amram chessed organization was established amidst the chaos of the coronavirus pandemic, in an effort to help as many people as possible get through the virus, recover, and continue with their lives. The organization is funded by donations, and since its inception, has been in a breathless race to save lives. day in day out, round the clock, the organization's volunteers and employees have been focused on saving lives, plain and simple.
The organization was established by its director, Rabbi Yitzchak Markowitz, a resident of Mea SHearim. Since the outbreak of the pandemic he has not rested for a moment as he busily coordinates doctors and nurses, an office staff, a team that drives around transporting equipment and providing assistance; volunteers and field workers; and thousands of life-saving medical devices in fifteen branches in Eretz Yisrael as well as one in Monsey, N.Y.
To date, Chasdei Amram has saved the lives of tens of thousands (!) of people, irrespective of their race, religion or gender.
Chasdei Amram works together with experienced doctors and nurses who make frequent home visits to patients and work to achieve as rapid a recovery as possible...
Advanced Medical Equipment: Within a few months, Chasdei Amram became a major provider of medical equipment. The organization went into debt...
Living lives by a Phone: A large part of Chasdei Amram's activities involve a telephone hotline for medical advice. Thousands of people call the hotline and receive medical guidance...
Feb 3, 2021
News Source: The Jerusalem Post
The Chasdei Amram organization – a private initiative in one of Israel's most conservative Haredi (ultra-Orthodox Jewish) enclaves – is providing at-home treatments for thousands of Israelis who have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
With more than 71,000 cases per million population, Israel is among the countries hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. The current wave of infections is spreading particularly rapidly in the country’s Haredi sector, which comprises approximately 10% of the population but a far higher percentage of its COVID-19 patients. Many Haredi communities report test positivity rates of 20-30%.
October 21, 2020
News Source: Mishpacha Magazine
The scene disclosed by an Israeli television report last week inside a Meah Shearim basement — the nerve center of a medical chesed network that has been providing home care for thousands of COVID patients over the last six months — stunned both health care professionals and the public. But the initial outrage over this medical “fifth column” notwithstanding, the public discovery has subsequently sparked a serious discussion about benefits of the home-care alternative to overcrowded, understaffed hospitals.
The subterranean storage room, home of the Chasdei Amram medical-supplies gemach, holds up to 220 oxygen machines that are loaned out to coronavirus patients for free, as well as dozens of oxygen saturation monitors and other medical equipment for the COVID-19 battle. Volunteers visit coronavirus patients in their homes several times a day, closely monitor their vitals, oxygen saturation levels, and other symptoms, and medical professionals who work with the organization decide when and if the patient should be transferred to a hospital.
This organization already helped thousands of people , mamash thousands of people from all areas in Eretz Hakodesh who owe their lives to this org. Peshitoy Kemashmoy, Bli Shum Guzma!
- Reb Meilech Biderman Shlita
Whoever helps Reb Yitzchak Markovitch (Founder of Chasdei Amrom) praised is those who help him with large amounts, for sure those that help , will be blessed with Kal Mili Demeitav. and will be saved מכל פגע מכל נגע ומחלה מכל צרה וצוקה And they and their families will be healthy בגוף ובנפש and have Nachas from their children and Parnasah Birevach and הצלחה בכל העניינים
- Reb Yaakov Meir Schechter Shlita
(C/O) Rabbi Fishman
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