PH Embassy Tel Aviv Sends Off Israeli Medical Mission to the Philippines

The Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel led by Philippine Ambassador to Israel Macairog S. Alberto conducted a sendoff for the team of Israeli medical experts at Ben Gurion International Airport on 19 June 2021.

The Israeli medical mission will support the Philippines in its Anti-COVID Response and Vaccination Program.  The members of the team are Dr. Avraham Ben-Zaken; Dr. Adam Segal and Dr. Dafna Segol and arrived in Manila on 20 June 2021.

Philippine Ambassador to Israel Macairog S. Alberto (3rd from left) sends off the Israeli medical team at Ben Gurion International Airport: Dr. Adam Segal (2nd from left), Dr. Avraham Ben-Zaken (4th from left), and Dr. Dafna Segol (3rd from right). Also in the photo: Consul General Reichel Quinones (leftmost); Vice Consul Judy Razon (2nd from right) and Defense Attaché Col. Ewald Manay (rightmost). (Tel Aviv PE photo)

The medical mission was made possible through the efforts of the Philippine Embassy, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Philippines National Task Force (NTF) against COVID19 headed by its vaccine czar, Secretary Carlito Galvez, Jr.

Philippine Ambassador to Israel Ambassador Alberto (left) hands tokens of appreciation to the members of the Israeli medical team. (Tel Aviv PE photo)

“On behalf of the Philippine government, I wish to thank the Israeli government for sending this mission and the members of the medical team for their generosity in taking part in this mission to share their expertise in ensuring the success in combatting coronavirus and the vaccination program in the Philippines.  Truly, Israel is a dear friend, ready to always lend a helping hand.  Boker tov, Maraming Salamat,” said Ambassador Alberto.

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