PM says gov't to fund 1,400 additional hospital beds

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 27, 2011 12:49

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced in Sunday's cabinet meeting that the government will fund 1,400 additional hospital beds.

Netanyahu explained that the hospital beds "come with job slots for doctors, nurses and medical students...finally resolving a problem that is choking healthcare in Israel."

The prime minister estimated that the move will cost the government NIS 500 million.


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