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New treatment for rheumatoid arthritis helps reach remission

The treatment has been included in the national health basket services for 2020 and will be available to patients in all the health funds

Health Ministry Director-General Moshe Bar Siman Tov

Health Ministry D-G commits to NIS 500m. 'health basket' addition

Despite ongoing financial instability, director-general Moshe Bar Siman Tov said it was imperative that medical treatments are funded.

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Clalit strike cancelled

Clalit facilities will function normally.

Assuta Ashdod University Hospital

135 medical technologies costing NIS 460m. added to health basket

NIS 40m. to include children up to 16 in Health Ministry’s basic dental care program

 Closeup of doctor giving a vaccination to a young patient.

Health system’s public ombusman presents report against insurers

The ombusman (public complaints commissioner) reported that Clalit Health Services, the largest insurer, incurred the lowest rate of complaints.

Katz presents nursing plan, despite idea’s long promotion by Litzman

There was no explanation why the two ministers did not present a joint geriatric nursing plan to the cabinet and whether Litzman was surprised by Katz’s announcement.

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Are budgets for the health funds rising or falling?

Maccabi Health Services’ Ido Hadar said that in the coming year, the state budget for health will be NIS 600m. less than in 2016.

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Crib death rates in Israel remain steady

Babies should sleep in their parents’ room for at least six months but never in the same bed as the parents.

Despite last season’s disappointment, Hapoel Jerusalem owner Ori Allon is delighted with the progres

Sinai Says: Hapoel Jerusalem owner Allon’s ambitious vision slowly coming to fruition

Allon said he was pleased with the team’s success in Israel under coach Danny Franco, but admitted he was unhappy with results in Europe.


Hospital heads demand Treasury keep medical supplier

Finance Ministry tender aims to replace Netanya-based Sarel company.

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