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Last Updated on October 3, 2021
A detailed overview of community medical and healthcare services in Israel. Expect private healthcare services to be very different to those offered by the public healthcare services that the four Israeli health funds (kupat holim) offer; hospital systems, patient care, ambulatory services, dental and all other aspects of medical and healthcare.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) & its impact on families. Are you, or is your family dealing with ADHD? Practical information, tools and strategies by Linda Avitan, MSW.
An in-depth overview of the Israeli medical and health-care system
Magen David Adom – MADA – emergency services, private ambulances, payments and entitlements
Blood donor criteria and blood donor stations country wide
There are 4 Health Funds in Israel: Maccabi, Clalit, Leumit & Meuhedit and according to the law, you can become a member of any one of them. Which is the best one for you?
Changing Health Funds is easy but there are rules and regulations for switching to another Kupah
Contact details for Israel’s Ministry of Health
How and where to get the coronavirus vaccination for HMO members
Rules of conduct as set out by the Ministry of Health during the Coronavirus.
Life saving tips for preventing and treating dehydration during Israel’s hot summer months
Private dental care vs the Health Fund dental clinic
Be prepared! What you can expect to happen at your doctor’s appointment in Israel
First aid for a drowning victim
Ministry of Health family healthcare clinics, services and branches countrywide
Emergency treatment for the 3 types of burns – each type needs to be treated differently.
A question commonly asked by olim – Is there fluoride in Israel’s drinking water and should we bring a fluoride supplement with us on Aliyah?
Procedure for getting the flu shot or nasal flu vaccine in Israel
The NEW Green Pass for Israelis who have received the Covid-19 coronavirus vaccination and recovered patients.
The Israel national basket of health services and medical entitlements
Emergency medical house-calls or regularly required home-visits day and night
Public and private hospital care and services, information, paperwork and admissions
The provisions of Israel’s National Health Insurance Law
The legal rights of every patient in Israel as stipulated in the 1996 law
First aid for jellyfish stings. What is the best way to treat a jellyfish sting? Sea water, vinegar or urine?
Bikur Rofeh offers emergency medical services o the general public, health fund members, soldiers and insurance policy holders
Health insurance options and services for non-residents, internationals and expats in Israel
The Ministry of Health, medical support and social services
Free word sheet! Useful Hebrew, English and transliterated medical words and phrases
The 2015 mental health care reform. Mental health services are now the responsibility of the Health Funds
Register with ADI – the national body that oversees organ donation and transplants in Israel
Called ‘Tofes 17’ or ‘Hitchayvut’, you need payment authorization for numerous medical and ambulatory services as well as diagnostic procedures. A free Hebrew to English translation
Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery in Israel
The Israel National Poison Information Center at Rambam hospital operates a 24 hour hotline for all your questions, queries and emergency situations
Meds offered in the Health Basket, generic equivalents, filling your prescription, labeling, dosage instructions and fees
New immigrants/olim can register for a Health Fund upon their arrival at Ben Gurion airport or at any post-office
Social and welfare services programs, projects and care in Israel.
Learn new Hebrew words for common skin ailments and conditions. With English and transliterations
A spate of terrorist events: Should you have to offer first aid to a stab wound victim, this is what you need to know
Don’t overdo it in the sun. Tips for sun protection and treating sunburn in Israel’s harsh climate
For an additional fee, you can upgrade your health services to a supplementary health package. These superior health plans incorporate services not included in Israel’s Health Basket. What’s involved?
T he Israel Ministry of Health suggests these vaccinations and immunizations for children
Measles outbreak in Israel The 2018 measles outbreak; symptoms, treatment and vaccinations.