Video of the IDF field hospital in Haiti treating patients, including footage of the first baby to be delivered in the field hospital. Around 02:30-03:00 am a woman, who was 8 months pregnant, came to the field hospital accompanied by a friend. There, Maj. Doc. Shir Bar and Maj. Efrat Shrir helped her give birth to a healthy baby boy, who she named ‘Israel’.
The IDF field hospital in Haiti is currently treating over 100 survivors of the earthquake. They have performed 10 major surgeries, and roughly half of the patients are under the age of 16. The hospital has the capacity to treat up to 500 patients a day.