Ministry of Health

Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health bears national responsibility for ensuring the health of the population of Israel. The ministry determines the policy on matters of health and medical services, and is in charge of planning, supervision and control, licensing and coordination of the health system’s services.
 
The ministry deals with the organization, operation and provision of preventive, diagnostic, treatment, rehabilitation and research services - directly or via medical institutions. The ministry provides health services in the fields of hospitalization and preventive medicine, and insures the population on matters of mental health, geriatrics, public health and rehabilitation devices.
 
Upholding the basic right to health and health promotion for the entire Israeli population, through a medical system striving for the utmost excellence and egalitarianism, while respecting the values of human and social dignity.

The Ministry of Health bears national responsibility for ensuring the health of the entire population of Israel, Jewish and Arab alike. The ministry determines the policy on matters of health and medical services, and is in charge of planning, supervision and control, licensing and coordination of the health system’s services.

As a State employer, the health system is known to be integrating Arab staff, both in low and in high level capacities, more than any other State system (where the percentage of Arabs civil servants is only 8%). 

AREAS OF FOCUS

AREAS OF FOCUS
CONTACT INFORMATION
Authority for the Economic Development of the Minority Sectors in the Prime Minister's Office

Website: http://www.pmo.gov.il/English/PrimeMinistersOffice/DivisionsAndAuthorities/Pages/AuthorityfortheEconomicDevelopment.aspx