Nazareth Hospital EMMS

Healing in the name of Jesus since 1861
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The Nazareth Hospital EMMS

The Nazareth Hospital EMMS is the oldest hospital in the Middle East, and the largest in Nazareth. The hospital is run by the Nazareth Trust and makes up one of the four areas of the Trust’s work in Israel. You can read more about the Nazareth Trust and it’s wider work here.

The hospital started its mission in Nazareth 156 years ago by Dr. Vartan, and gradually expanded. The hospital serves the population of Nazareth and the surrounding area. You can read more about the long and vibrant history of the Nazareth Hospital EMMS and the Nazareth Trust here.

Today it is a general hospital with  a main Emergency unit that works 24/7, ICU, a modern Cath Lab, Orthopedic Surgical department, General Surgical department, Pediatric surgical unit, Urology Unit and  Esthetic Clinic. It also has a Medical department with its services: Tuberculosis and Cardiac clinics. The hospital also has a Dialysis unit, Psychiatry Department (the only Arab one), Delivery rooms, a unique Neonate unit, Gastrology unit, X-ray department and other medical clinics that serve tens of thousands of patients every year.

The hospital is educationally categorized to the Faculty of Medicine in Bar-Ilan University, and is committed to the development of medical education and researches. Each year the hospital has many students of medicine, nursing and other para-medical fields from universities and colleges from Israel and around the world.

The hospital director is Dr. Fahed Hakim, a pediatric specialized in lungs diseases and sleep disorders. Hundreds of doctors, nurses and other medical workers work in the hospital. It is one of the biggest employers in the area. The hospital seeks to serve all the people in the area, with the highest scientific and medical standards. It also aims to build a universal academic educational medical edifice.

The Nazareth Challenge 2019

Fancy joining us for our 2019 Nazareth Challenge?

Walk the Jesus Trail – Join us for an incredible 65km sponsored hike through the Holy Land. Set over five-days, this experience of a lifetime retraces the steps of Jesus including Nazareth, Cana, Arbel, Mount of Beatitudes and Capernaum.

Cycle the Holy Land – Be part of this challenging sponsored cycle through Israel. Our five-day route provides the opportunity to discover the some of Israels most iconic sites.

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Remembering the life and service of Jennifer Loughlin

Remembering the life and service of Jennifer Loughlin

She was an attractive, lively, vibrant friend & colleague to all who worked in the hospital, demonstrating the love of Jesus with all her heart as she served the local people.

Stroke Department Appeal

Stroke Department Appeal

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our Stroke department appeal. In 2018 we plan to open Nazareth’s first Stroke department and deliver the life-saving care the people of Nazareth […]