According to Ynetnews.com, the Israel field hospital in Haiti has earned accolades for being the only aid mission to be able to perform COMPLEX SURGERY.
Other aid missions transfer their patients to the Israeli base for treatment.(via CNN)
Unfortunately, although the White House stated that they had 250 doctors and nurses on the way, and a hospital ship arriving from Baltimore, none have yet touched down.
The Israelis meanwhile, having traveled halfway across the globe with equipment, specialist medical staff and specialist search-and-rescue teams - with dogs - have been in Haiti 4 days.
So much for the Department of Health! But then, if its run anything like the UK Health Service - they can't organise a piss-up in a brewery!