Knesset health caucus to debate doctors’ sanctions

02.08.2011                      02.Aw-Elul, 5771

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Knesset health caucus to debate doctors’ sanctions

Emergency session to be held to discuss labor dispute; Prime Minister Netanyahu has so far declined to intervene.

The Knesset’s health lobby will hold an emergency session on Tuesday to discuss the ongoing doctors’ labor dispute, which was declared 135 days ago.
Despite demands by the doctors that he intervene, Prime Minister (and formally Health Minister) Binyamin Netanyahu has so far declined.
Israel Medical Association chairman Dr. Leonid Eidelman, who said eight days ago that he would not eat until Netanyahu intervenes and brings a solution to end the strike, is continuing his hunger strike….