In the Monday morning at a meeting of the Knesset on labour, social welfare and health discussed the sensitive issue of payment treatment Syrian refugees in Israeli hospitals. Health Minister Yaakov Litzman told deputies that prohibit hospitals receivefor treatment the Syrians until the State begins paying its assistance and repaid their debts to hospitals based on this article.
According to the Minister, Not the Ministry of defence does not fulfill its promises and does not translate hospitals money for treatment of the Syrians. “I’ll go to the end, they will no longer show generosity at my expense,” warned the Minister of health.
In January, the Director of the medical center of the Western Galilee, Dr Masad Barhoum said at a meeting of the Parliamentary Commission on social justice that Nahariya hospital was formed 25 million budget deficit due to the fact that the State doesn’t reimburse her the cost of treating the wounded Syrians. According to Dr. Barhuma, treatment of one Syrian wounded hospital costs, on average, NIS and 10.321 State pays only 1.300 shekels. The same position is tverijskaja and Poria hospital.
The State of Israel spends on humanitarian assistance to other peoples much less than other members of the Club of developed countries “. And the assistance that is why something has to be paid at the expense of the poorest public health sector — peripheral hospitals.