israeli health care

A paramedic wearing a protective suit stands near a special polling station set up by Israel's elect
Coronavirus response: Better safe than sorry or strikingly strict?

While "better safe than sorry" has been the guiding principle for public health authorities, some have questioned the restrictions which are almost unparalleled in severity.

06/03/2020
Israeli healthcare expenditure rises, remains below OECD average

While current national healthcare expenditure as a share of GDP is lower than average spend in OECD countries, Israel's expenditure was higher than 10 other OECD nations.

19/08/2019
Israel Nurses Union chairwoman Ilana Cohen with Health Ministry director-general Moshe Bar-Siman-Tov
Nurses strike ends, sides to return to negotiating table

The Health Ministry applied for the court injunction early on Wednesday morning to force the end of strike action.

25/07/2019
Study: Increasing number of hospital beds won't solve overcrowding

"Conversations with physicians have revealed that they feel additional hospital beds will not significantly change the situation, and that what needs to change are hospitalization procedures."

18/07/2019
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