2019 - Dov Chernichovsky

Published May 7th, 2019 in Times of Israel. Israel’s health expenditure is way below its OECD peers’. This leaves Startup Nation lacking beds, doctors, nurses, MRIs and CT scanners — and looking to tech as a possible savior.


Published in Globes on May 9th 2019, this article discusses the need for the state to evaluate it's funding system to improve overall care in Israel. English translation to come shortly.

כאן חדשות - תאגיד השידור הישראלי

Published on Feb 3, 2019

Tel Aviv, Israel

This video interview discusses the growing disparities in Israeli Healthcare between Central Israel and the surrounding areas especially the Negev.

April 15, 2019

This research analyzes the Israeli Food Basket and identifies its household-budget implications. Researchers found that on average a nutritious food basket costs NIS 844 (or 216 US dollars) per adult, and a mean monthly cost per child of NIS 737 (in 2015 prices). These costs make the ideal healthy food basket unattainable for nearly half the population. The bottom two quartiles spend on average less than half per adults and children.

  • Country: Israel
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Type of Media: Scientific Report

April 16, 2019

This article discusses the signs today that the relative health status of Israel’s population may deteriorate in the future, as a result of rising tension between medical needs and resources that stems from state policy of reducing its share of finance in the system .

Click here for English article

Click here for Hebrew article