Netanyahu to meet Israeli medical residents in bid to end health system crisis

05.10.2011                      07.Tischrei. 5772

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Netanyahu to meet Israeli medical residents in bid to end health system crisis

Planned meeting would be first time PM, who is acting Health Minister, intervened in talks between Finance Ministry, residents' representatives.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is planned to meet the representatives of Israeli medical residents on Monday, in what would be the first time the premier has directly intervened in a crisis that has threatened to topple Israel's public health system.
Although the Israel Medical Association struck an agreement with the Finance Ministry in August, hundreds of medical residents remain dissatisfied with their work conditions and submitted letters of resignation….