The Israel Sterilization Association was founded in 1999.
ISA Members are CSSD managers, infection control nurses, OR nurses, community health care personnel, which are involved in reprocessing of medical devices and various commercial and non-commercial participants, which are interested in sterile supply.
The main activities of the association are: seminars, participation in professional committees, educational committees and standardization committees.
Israel is in the Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon. With a total of 1,017 km land boundaries and 273 km coastline, Israel shares borders with Egypt (266 km), Gaza Strip (51 km), Jordan (238 km), Lebanon (79 km), Syria (76 km), and West Bank (307 km).
Area: 20,770 km² (land 20,330 km²; water: 440 km²)
Population: 6,116,533 (July 2002)
Capital: Jerusalem (most countries maintain their embassies in Tel Aviv)
Languages: Hebrew (official), Arabic used officially for Arab minority, English most commonly used foreign language
Religion: Jewish 80.1%, Muslim 14.6% (mostly Sunni Muslim), Christian 2.1%, other 3.2%
Climate: temperate; hot and dry in southern and eastern desert areas