Health Ministry to provide drug against HIVIn new pilot project, Health Ministry will include PREP, a preventative drug against HIV as part of HMO package.
Israel's first winter storm upon usPeak of the storm will hit overnight Friday with 20 centimeters of snow predicted on Mount Hermon, and light snow anticipated in Jerusalem.
Knesset bans smoking on school groundsRevolutionary measure to combat widespread smoking phenomenon from influencing teens at school.
Coming soon: Physician AssistantsIsrael's medical system to branch out beyond doctors and nurses in response to emergency room overcrowding.
Medical marijuana to land in pharmacies 'soon'Following approval by professional medical board, Health Minister's initiative to sell medical marijuana at pharmacies will be implemented.
West Nile Fever Makes Comeback in IsraelThe Health Ministry has issued a warning to Israelis to watch out for mosquitoes, as West Nile Fever makes a comeback.
'Lapid's Only Achievement is My Salary Increase'Soon-to-be Health Minister mocks Yesh Atid chairman over appeal which resulted in Litzman's upgrade to minister.
8,000 Smoking Related Deaths in Israel a YearNew Health Ministry report finds that nearly one in five Israelis smoke, with many others being exposed to secondhand smoke.
Lapid Threatens Netanyahu with High Court PetitionIf Netanyahu refuses to appoint health miniter, leaving minsitry in hands of UTJ, Lapid threatened, Yesh Atid will turn to High Court.
Health Ministry is Deterring French AliyahMany French medical professionals cannot receive licenses in Israel, yet quick fixes to correct the problem have been delayed for years.
Haredi Party UTJ Features Seculars, Woman in TV AdFor the first time, haredi party United Torah Jewry has produced an election ad for television that includes a woman.
Hanegbi Appointed Deputy Health MinisterCabinet votes to appoint Tzahi Hanegbi as Deputy Health Minister and Tzipi Hotovely as Deputy Science Minister.
Study Shows Wide Gaps in Hospital ServicesDepending on the procedure, Israelis can find themselves waiting just a few days - or years - for a non-emergency procedure or operation
Ministerial Committee Passes Water Recycling BillA purifier in every home? Bill to recycle sink, shower water for reuse passes in Ministerial Committee for Legislation.
'Stop Using Taxpayer Money to Treat Syrians'Students for Israel complains to Health Ministry about 32 million shekel cost of treating Syrian refugees, saying 'Israelis are human too.'
Poll: 75% of Hospital 'Customers' SatisfiedA Health Minsitry poll showed that the large majority of Israelis are satisfied with the care they get in hospitals.
Report: Hospital Mismanagement Wasted OrganAccusations levied against Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center for preventing liver transplant over intraoffice politics.
Ministry: Tanning Beds Cause CancerThe Health Ministry has placed tanning beds on a list of products and devices that “definitely” cause cancer.
Cases of West Nile Virus Diagnosed in IsraelHealth Ministry releases figures on potentially dangerous virus; three diagnosed cases reported in July.
Official Resigns over Hadassah Hospital CrisisProfessor Roni Gamzu, Director of the Health Ministry, announces end to four-year tenure as of this June.
Who Will Take Care of Adelle?Hospital to send home toddler who was badly disabled in rock attack, but parents do not have the equipment she needs.
Protests Erupt at PMO Over Hospital StrikeDemonstrators picket Prime Minister's Office, call on Health Minister to do something about Hadassah hospital crisis, impending collapse.
Ministry: J-M Bus Depot Most Polluted Site HereIsraelis taking the bus from the the Jerusalem Central Bus Depot should stay off the boarding platforms, the Health Ministry said
Prescription Drug Prices in Israel to Drop by 5.6%Price drop set for December 1; continues trend of 33% reduction since 2008.
Comptroller: Govt. Must Save Hadassah HospitalState Comptroller: Health Ministry cannot ignore Hadassah hospitals’ woes - Hadassah serves 1 million people.
Heat Wave to Hit WednesdayHot weather will last through Yom Kippur holiday - Health Ministry issues warning for the elderly.
Health Ministry Answers Questions on Polio VaccineAnti-polio operation spreads to entire country, with parents asked to bring young children in to get the oral vaccine.
Anti-Polio Operation to be ExpandedThe Ministry of Health has decided that the operation to vaccinate children against the polio virus will be expanded to all of Israel.
Anti-Polio Op. Faces Vaccine FearsMass immunization may be slowed as activist groups argue vaccines are dangerous.
Health Ministry’s Anti-Polio Op BeginsHealth Ministry urges vaccines after finding 2.5% of children in south carry polio virus.
TA Marathon Death Prompts Sweeping Rule ChangesThe death of a runner in last March's Tel Aviv Marathon has prompted the Health Ministry to issue rules for marathon sponsors
Israel to Provide Health Insurance to Illegals?Min. German says: “We are obligated, as a state, to treat people of all classes.”
Govt. to Decide on Medical Marijuana EligibilitySome 11,000 Israelis are currently being treated with medical marijuana – enough to catch the attention of the government and Knesset
Health Ministry Rethinks Blood Donor CriteriaHealth Minister asks experts to reconsider the ban on blood donations from those in male homosexual relationships.
BMW Not 'Green Enough' for Health MinisterYael German has turned down her ministerial BMW, but she cannot get the hybrid car she really wants.
Health Ministry Promotes Whole Grain ProductsThe Health Ministry will allow bakers and bread manufacturers to use a “seal of approval” if they use whole grain flour
Bibi: Our Changes Mean Israelis Live LongerPM Netanyahu praises his government’s new investment in health, says new OECD ratings show the strategy is paying off.
State and Interns Battle Before the High CourtThe fight of interns for higher wages than specified in the collective bargaining agreement has reached the high court
Jerusalem Upgrades Arab NeighborhoodJerusalem raises the quality of life in Arab neighborhoods, changing attitudes; on Sunday, a new infant care center opened in Shiloach.
Health Ministry Warning on BPAThe health ministry has warned against using baby bottles with Bisphenol A (BPA).
High Court Overturns Dental PlanThe High Court has overturned a plan for free dental care to young children by reallocating funds, saying the Knesset should have been consulted.