Israeli health care

The Israeli health care system is a universal and compulsory health service for Israeli citizens and residents. 


Israelis sign up to health care providers, such as Clalit or Maccabi, which provide a variety of medical services for a nominal fee. 


Israel also allows for private health care concurrent to socialized medicine.

The Israel health care system proved instrumental in combatting the 2019 coronavirus pandemic.

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Virility Medical introduces tech solution to premature ejaculation

Virility Medical, an Israeli startup, is introducing in2 - a medical device developed for the treatment of premature ejaculation, the most common male sexual health concern.

One-third of Israeli women experience sexual abuse by healthcare providers, study finds

A new Health Ministry study exposes alarming rates of sexual abuse in the Israeli healthcare system, low incident report rates, and a lack of awareness of who to report to.

Beilinson NEXT: The new initiative to meet increasing demands for remote medical services

Medical experts have become higher in demand and less accessible due to the ongoing war. This new virtual initiative aims to make remote medical assistance more streamlined.

Taub Center demands urgent reforms to elder care financing system

Over the past decade, the number of those eligible for LTC benefits from private insurance plans and the National Insurance Institute (NII) has almost doubled.

Health Ministry’s amendment for control on potentially deadly opioid prescriptions endorsed

The ministry has recognized the fact that opioids were being dispensed by doctors in the US and more recently by Israeli physicians like candy for for treating severe pain.

Coming soon in Israel: Graphic warnings of smoking damage on cigarette packets

A survey conducted by ICA has revealed that 84.4% of Israel's public is in favor of graphic warnings with photographs on boxes. 

Agreement signed to establish PTSD treatment centers throughout Israel

These centers will treat individuals in Israel's Defense Force along with their family members, and it is expected that the centers will significantly enhance the country's response to PTSD victims

Israeli Health Min. issues workplace guide amid whooping cough epidemic

IIOSH issues recommendations to employers in an attempt to boost workplace productivity amid whooping cough epidemic.

The challenges to Israel’s healthcare system, pre- and post-October 7

After recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, Israel's healthcare system is now dealing with the adversity brought upon by the October 7th terror attacks.

Health Ministry warns public not to go to unlicensed hyperbaric oxygen chambers

Treatment in unlicensed chambers may harm the health of the patients and endanger their lives, the ministry said.

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