The government of Papua New Guinea is looking to learn about the Israeli health
system, Health Minister Yael German said on Monday.
She met in Jerusalem
on Monday with the governor of the western province of Papua New Guinea, a small
country in Oceania that occupies the eastern half of the island of New
The two discussed cooperation between the countries and the
possibility of sending an Israeli delegation to advise medical teams, mostly on
The governor told German that local medicine lacks advanced
technologies and that his visit to Israel was meant to connect between Israeli
experts and their counterparts in Oceania.
The prime minister of Papua
New Guinea is scheduled to visit Israel in October, he said.
toured Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem on Monday, as well as
Wolfson Medical Center in Holon and the private Assuta Hospital in Tel Aviv.
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