Health Ministry agrees to provide free care to migrants with HIV, AIDS

24.01.2014                      23.Schwat.5774

Gesundheit & Forschung:

Health Ministry agrees to provide free care to migrants with HIV, AIDS

Move comes after Physicians for Human Rights-Israel’s six-year campaign to get treatment for asylum seekers.

Instead of leaving the treatment of some 150 migrants who are HIV carriers or have full-blown AIDS to voluntary groups scrounging for financial support, the Health Ministry has finally agreed to cover the costs of their medical care and medications….