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The name for the Health Ministry’s baby care clinics in Israel – Tipat Halav, Hebrew for “a drop of milk” – was first used in the 1920s, painted on a sign on the back of a donkey that went house to house in Jerusalem, delivering pasteurized milk to mothers with newborn children. This initiative, Hadassah’s first Tipat Halav station in Palestine, laid the foundations for the country’s antenatal and...