Cohen Amram( Cardiac)
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Dr. Amram Cohen, a cardiac surgeon who helped, at least 700 kids from the poorest countries of the world come to Israel, where they were made transactions for health reasons, died while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The doctor was only 47 years old.
Cohen, ascent, along with his daughter, Tali, suddenly fell ill. Despite attempts to resuscitate him, Dr. Cohen died of complications caused by altitude sickness.
In 1995, Amram Cohen has created a special fund - an organization that will deliver to Israel sick children suffering from congenital heart disease. Here he underwent surgery, which were not available or they may not have been done in other countries. During these years the walls of the Wolfson Hospital in Holon back to life, hundreds of children from Ethiopia, Ghana, Vietnam, Jordan, Moldova, Nigeria and Russia.
Cohen's colleague at work, Dr. Aki Tamir, told Israeli radio that, despite the death of "spiritual father" of the Fund, the organization's work will continue. At the Wolfson Hospital Holon, south of Tel Aviv, Dr. Cohen was in charge of department of pediatric cardiology.
In 1992, together with his family, he immigrated to Israel from the United States. In the record of the Amram Cohen - military service in Korea and the Allied troops during the Gulf War in 1991. He retired from the post of colonel in the U.S. Army Medical Service.
During the war with Iraq, he wrote on the bomb, attached to the bombers: "Saddam Hussein from the residents of Tel Aviv," wrote the Israeli newspaper Maariv.