Rivlin: Give health budget same priority as defense

01.08.2012                      13.Aw. 5772

Gesundheitssystem:

Rivlin: Give health budget same priority as defense

“Health equals security. Budget cuts in the health budget reduce security and the welfare of the population,” Rivlin says.

Speaking at the sixth annual Israel Medical Conference of the Hadassah Medical Organization in the Jerusalem International Convention Center on Tuesday, Rivlin said he regularly visits wounded soldiers and accident victims in hospitals, and has always been impressed by the dedication of the medical staff – and struck by the lack of resources to relieve crowding and inadequate manpower and equipment….