The medical center began in 1976 as a maternity clinic and later opened other departments that were constructed through generous donations from benefactors. In order to ensure regular funding for the continued purchase of instruments and equipment, and the expansion of the hospital, “Friends of Laniado Hospital” organizations were established in numerous countries, including Canada.
The Sanz Medical Centre-Laniado Hospital serves over 250,000 people and is the only hospital in the Netanya area. Laniado hospital is a public non-profit institution under the supervision of an international board of trustees. The medical center uses the most modern methods and has a reputation as one of the leading hospitals in Israel.