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EMA Care Blog

Our Blog covers recent, relevant and helpful health and healthcare news

EMA Care Blog

Our Blog covers recent, relevant and helpful health and healthcare news

Dr. Eliana Aaron, the founder and director of EMA Care and its subsidiary Food Allergy Concierge, is interviewed by Naomi Nachman of Table for 2. Their discussion covers all things food allergies, including accomodations and guidelines for gap year students with food allergies.  Click here to listen to the full radio interview.  

EMA Care in the News

04 February 2019
For the Winter of 2019, EMA Care sent out the following guidelines to over 30 Israeli programs, seminaries and, yeshivas that are catering to gap year students from outside Israel.  Dorm life is prone to the spread of illness.  The fact is ...
23 October 2018
EMA Care is a proud sponser of the MMY flag football team- The Wildkatz The Wildkatz won their opening game 13-0!!!EMA Care wishes them continued success.  We also wish them good health - no bruises or any other sport injury.GO WILDKATZ!!!!...
16 September 2018
In recent weeks there has been a surge of West Nile Virus in Israel. A few hundred people have been infected and several people (elderly or immunocompromised) have died in recent weeks.West Nile Virus is a virus spread by mosquitoes who have fed off ...

Our Latest Blogs

11 February 2019
The Israeli health system for students is based on a national, socialist healthcare system.There is excellent medical care available in Israel. However, the student needs to learn how to access the care.This means that there are two tiers to the syst...
28 January 2019
Explaining Israeli health insurance for gap year students keeps EMA Care staff busy.EMA Care currently assists several hundred gap year students studying in Israel plus several hundred more in clinics managed by EMA Care. Almost all students are on t...
07 January 2019
Recently, several gap year students experienced sudden onset panic attacks and they reached out to EMA Care.Panic attacks can be frightening and disorienting to any adult! When an 18-19 year old is far from home, living in a dormitory with lots of ot...