donated thousands of protective devices and medical instruments to the Republic of San Marino by the State of Israel
The ceremony for the delivery of miles of personal protective equipment and equipment as well as medical equipment by the State of Israel took place today at the State Hospital of the Republic of San Marino. The meeting took place in the presence of the Ambassador of Israel DE Dror Eydar, who is in the Republic for a series of initiatives on the occasion of the Day of Remembrance, which will be celebrated on Thursday 27 January. To welcome the Israeli delegation, the Secretary of State for Health, Hon. Roberto Ciavatta, officials of the Secretariat of State for Foreign Affairs and Health and the Director General dr. Sergio Rabini and the Administrative Director prof. Marcello Forcellini of the Institute for Social Security of the Republic of San Marino, who met with the illustrious guest in a bilateral meeting on topics of mutual interest, in particular on possible collaborations related to technological innovation and telemedicine, research and health training, of which Israel is universally recognized as a world leader At the end of the ceremony and the related institutional meetings, the strong bond and commonality of intent between the two countries was reaffirmed, with particular reference to the fight against the SARS-CoV- pandemic 2 . “This is a further sign of the bond of deep friendship between our two peoples, between the Republic of San Marino and the State of Israel, to which we are extremely grateful not only for this donation – declared the Secretary of State for Health Roberto Ciavatta – but for all the collaborations that could be put on the field in the immediate future. I also want to remind you that whenever, on behalf of my Secretariat, the Republic of San Marino has asked for help abroad in the management of the pandemic, the State of Israel has always responded present. ” “This donation is a symbol of the friendship between our countries and a thank you to your medical and health personnel for their efforts in the fight against the Coronavirus. They are the real heroes of this era. The collaboration between Israel and San Marino in the health field is very intense – said the Ambassador of the State of Israel in San Marino, HE Dror Eydar – and we hope that it will be further strengthened, especially in the sectors of digitalization of medical services and telemedicine. “. “Since the first moments of this pandemic – concluded the Director General of the ISS, Sergio Rabini – we have looked at the State of Israel as an example with respect to the strategies adopted to fight Covid-19. The donation that takes shape today represents a very valuable help in dealing with the health emergency and I therefore want to express my deepest thanks for this very important gesture on behalf of all the staff of the Institute “.
cs Secretariat of State for Health and Social Security, the Social Security Institute and the Embassy of Israel for Italy and San Marino