Welfare Minister Moshe Kachlon decided, Monday to appoint Professor Shlomo Mor-Yosef the new Director-General of the Bituach Leumi National Insurance Institute. Prof. Mor Yosef will replace Esther Dominissini when her term ends in two weeks. Most recently, he was involved in negotiations between medical residents and the state.
The Israel Medical Federation congratulated the former Hadassah Medical Organization chief, adding, "There is no doubt that the rich experience of Professor Mor-Yosef in management positions in the health system will help him fulfill his duties in the best possible way." A federation statement continued, "We are confident that Professor Mor-Yosef will work to promote national insurance and welfare in Israel as he did to improve the status of public health, and he will continue to promote health issues relating to Israel,"